Mark A. Kellner

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Busan Diary

Mark A. Kellner reports from the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea

Concluding Thoughts from Ecumenism’s Summit

The final statements have yet to be released, and the last press conference hasn’t been held, but the end of the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches is in sight, and some conclusions can perhaps be drawn.

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At WCC, Ecumenism Encounters Evangelism

The WCC unveiled its first statement on evangelism in over 30 years, “Together towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes,” at a plenary session.

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Russian Orthodox Leader Defends Persecuted Christians, Slams Moral Laxity in WCC Talk

Bucking a trend of skirting controversial issues here, a leader of the Russian Orthodox Church declared "Christians are the most persecuted religious community on the planet."

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Archbishop of Canterbury

The leader of the world’s 80 million Anglicans, the Most. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, told reporters at the World Council of Churches that he hopes for global Christian unity, but as a move of the Holy Spirit, and not through human efforts.

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World Council’s Prophetic Voice is Sometimes a Whisper, Leader Says

Moderator says protests stem from misunderstanding

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World Council of Churches Opens 10th Assembly

“God of life, lead us to justice and peace,” is the slogan for the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches.

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