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WCC

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(14) See the report of the Committee of Fourteen following the 1938 Utrecht conference: Proposed World Council of Churches, Utrecht Conference, May 1939, "Statement of Action Taken at Utrecht Conference," Wm.
* The Commission on World Mission and Evangelism to lead a three-year process (2011-13) of consultations between Faith & Order, Just and Inclusive Communities, the Ecumenical Network for Multicultural Ministries, including the World Evangelical Alliance, to ensure that the new mission statement of the World Council of Churches incorporates the significance and centrality of migration and multicultural ministry to the work of the World Council of Churches.
(36) However, in debates within the World Council of Churches about the historic church emphases on mystery, prophetic sign, and kingdom images, and in the Roman Synod debates about emphases on people of God and mystery, the theology of communion has shown itself to be a comprehensive and helpful theological understanding.
One of the significant outcomes of the Edinburgh Conference was the consideration and approval of an earlier recommendation to review the whole Ecumenical Movement and to form a World Council of Churches. Fourteen leading persons were appointed to plan for a constitution of the new body, and Florovsky was one of them--charged with the responsibility of organizing the World Council of Churches.
Legesse was then World Council of Churches (WCC) programme executive and convener for Africa.
Francis' visit to the World Council of Churches, which is being styled as an "ecumenical pilgrimage" and takes the theme "Waking, Praying and Working Together," was to primarily consist of three brief encounters: an ecumenical meeting, an ecumenical prayer, and a lunch with the organization's leadership.
Religion and violence in the Middle East will be discussed by the central committee of the WCC during their meeting at Trondheim, Norway in late June 2016, and in mid-October there will be a youth engagement in Cairo, Egypt on religion and violence, an interfaith initiative organized jointly by the World Council of Churches and the Egyptian Muslim Centre Al Azhar mosque and university.
The first issue of the International Review of Mission in 2009 is devoted to the theme "Theological Education in Mission" as a part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Ecumenical Theological Education (ETE) of the World Council of Churches (WCC).
As the first meeting of the plenary since the restructuring of the World Council of Churches, and the only such gathering of theologians from around the world between the 1998 and 2006 Assemblies, it is both a bellweather of the future and a gathering of past achievements.
The title represents the hope that flamed among those who organized the World Council of Churches that human rights law might reflect God's will for all peoples and all nations.
"Whoever lets a weapon into their house has first let it enter their soul," said Gabriele Cipriani, deputy secretary of CONIC, according to the World Council of Churches. Brazilian Bishop Odilo Pedro Scherer estimates that the churches will collect more than 100,000 weapons.
THE THIRD of a series of 'high level encounters' between the World Council of Churches (WCC), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank took place in Geneva last October.
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