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.
Tutu encourages a united church at WCC assembly
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (2/21/06) A united church is not optional, said the former Anglican archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, on Monday to the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC).
"A united church is indispensable for the salvation of God's world," he told the gathering of church leaders in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (...)