Below is one of a selection articles found in an attempt to gauge the impact in the media of the WCC's 9th Assembly. Since it appeared in an independent publication, this article neither represents nor necessarily reflects the official policy of the World Council of Churches.
Students attend World Council of Churches assembly
This February, three Luther students and a faculty supervisor traveled to Porto Alegre, Brazil to attend the ninth assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC), an international conference attended by delegates from 348 Christian churches located in over 120 countries.
The assembly, which is held every seven years, was an opportunity for the WCC to formulate overarching policies, as well as to spread its ecumenical message to people unfamiliar with the organization. (...)