Dr Agnes Abuom, from the Anglican Church of Kenya, has been elected as the first woman and the first African to serve as the moderator of the highest World Council of Churches governing body.
The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches elected eight new presidents today during a closed session at its proceedings in Busan, Republic of
Carol Merritt raises the thought that a new name , one that conveys the Mainline’s rising diversity and social justice leadership, could stem the slide: “I, for one, am tired of pretending that we want to hang out at the Country Club and eat cucumber sandwiches in fancy hats. We are not some sort of upper-crust elite society.”
The Roman Catholic co-chair of the Third Anglican/Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) has expressed his personal view that, seeing how in 1993 certain relaxations were made in the Vatican’s rules on eucharistic sharing, further relaxation is possible.
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