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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.




Church council urges debt relief for Latin America


PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) -- The World Council of Churches appealed Thursday for the international community to ease the debt burden of Latin American nations.

The statement is part of a range of topics -- including U.N. reforms and global terrorism -- being discussed in the final session of its 10-day global assembly. (...)