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Porvoo Common Statement
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The Porvoo Common Statement (in the following: “Porvoo”) is a theological text that serves as a foundation of church unity between the British and Irish Anglican churches, on the one hand, and the Nordic and Baltic Lutheran churches, on the other. The text was completed in Porvoo, Finland, an old diocesan town near Helsinki, and was published in 1993. The participating churches approved it in their synods between 1994 and 1995. The Lutheran churche…

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Saarinen, Risto, “Porvoo Common Statement”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 25 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_P.125>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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