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WCC general secretary visits Ecumenical Patriarchate

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay is visiting the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10-11 March. This is the first official visit of the WCC new general secretary to a member church since assuming his duties on 1 January 2023.

International conference explores neglected topics of Nicaea and its creed

An international conference entitled WE BELIEVE: The Status Quaestionis and the Neglected Topics of Nicaea and its Creed” was held in Istanbul on 1-2 December. WIth the theme The Churches and Nicaea: An Anniversary for New Beginning,” the conference inaugurated a series of scholarly events on the occasion of the forthcoming 1700th anniversary since the convocation of the First Ecumenical Council in Nicaea.

Reflexionen zu “What are the Churches Saying About the Church?” teilen Früchte der ÖRK-Kommission für Glauben und Kirchenverfassung

Unten: Pn. Dr. Susan Durber, Vorsitzende der Kommission für Glauben und Kirchenverfassung des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen (ÖRK), und S.E. Bishop Maxim von der Serbischen Orthodoxen Kirche, Mitglied der Kommission für Glauben und Kirchenverfassung, reflektieren über die Veröffentlichung “What Are the Churches Saying About the Church?” (“Was sagen die Kirchen über die Kirche?”, in Englischer Sprache).

Die Veröffentlichung, welche wesentliche Ergebnisse und Vorschläge aus den Antworten zu “Die Kirche: Auf dem Weg zu einer gemeinsamen Vision”  präsentiert, ist eine der vielen Früchte, die von der Studiengruppen der ÖRK-Kommission für Gauben und Kirchenverfassung für die 11. ÖRK-Generalversammlung eingebracht werden.

Reflections on “What Are the Churches Saying About the Church” share fruits of WCC Commission on Faith and Order

Below, Rev. Dr Susan Durber, moderator of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission on Faith and Order and His Eminence Bishop Maxim, from the Serbian Orthodox Church and a WCC Faith and Order commissioner, reflect on the publication What Are the Churches Saying About the Church?”

The publication, which presents key findings and proposals from responses to The Church: Towards a Common Vision,” is among the many fruits being harvested by the study groups of the WCC Faith and Order Commission for the WCC 11th Assembly.

WCC Faith and Order Commission proposes world conference, maps common ground among churches

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission, through its three study groups, is proposing a world conference as it continues to map common ground among churches worldwide. The work of the commission is carried on through three study groups focusing on the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, ecclesiology, and moral discernment. All three study groups recently met at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute.