World Council of Churches


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an ecumenical organization of Protestant and eastern churches

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We salute the brave and principled call issued by the National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine urging the World Council of Churches to support the BDS movement for Palestinian freedom, justice and equality.
It is, therefore, imperative that the World Council of Churches and its member churches create space for migrant/multicultural communities in its life, programmes and ministries as equal partners.
He was both applauded for his work in 1986 as Canada's representative to a Commonwealth Eminent Persons' Group and vilified as he struggled to defend grants from the Programme to Combat Racism of the World Council of Churches to liberation movements in Zimbabwe and Namibia.
On the eve of the council, Catholics were present at the 1957 North American Conference on Faith and Order as well as the 1960 World Council of Churches meeting in St.
The World Council of Churches, an International organization of Protestant and Eastern Orthodox Churches, issued declarations similar to those of the Catholic Church defining its relations with the Jews.
He was particularly a towering figure in the Ecumenical Movement for Christian unity, to which he devoted a major part of his long life and work as an early pioneer in the 1930s, an architect in the formation of the World Council of Churches, and an influential builder from within the Faith and Order Commission, where he made the voice of Eastern Orthodoxy heard by witnessing to the historic experience and the faith of the early undivided Church.
In the same year she was appointed director of World Council of Churches sub-unit on Women in Church and Society.
A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) will make a four-day visit to North Korea from Saturday for talks on humanitarian aid to the country, a spokesman for National Council of Churches in South Korea said Monday.
I reminded them that bizarre as some of his utterances might be, Robertson is far better known than, say, the head of the World Council of Churches or the president of any Protestant denomination in the United States.
The petition began when women from the World Council of Churches met with women from the United Nations to discuss what they should do to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the U.
Another was the formation of federations of churches, such as the Federal Council of Churches (which later became the National Council of Churches), and the World Council of Churches.
He also served on numerous other boards and committees including those of the Ford Foundation, the World Council of Churches, American Telephone and Telegraph, The Equitable Life Assurance Society, Chemical State Bank, New York City and the Yale Corporation.
1921) has served the World Council of Churches as a youth delegate, staff member, and General Secretary.
PNN The Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting near Geneva at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey voted to approve the full membership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) in the WCC.
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