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.
World Church: Adventists Observe World Council of Churches Assembly
Keeping an eye on ecumenical developments as well as using an opportunity to build bridges of understanding, representatives of the Seventh-day Adventist world church were observers at the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Porto Alegre, Brazil from Feb. 14 to 23. Drs. John Graz, Eugene Hsu and Bill Knott attended as Adventist observers.
"It was very important for us to be there," said Graz, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director for the world church. "It was unique in being able to meet all Christians together, in spite of all their big differences, observe current developments, as well as learn about the agenda of ecumenism." (...)