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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.




WCC Assembly Talk Unity


Porto Alegre, Brazil, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches is sessioning in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre to seek unity among religions and overcome historic differences.

The role of women in Christianity, liberal tendencies on homosexuality and the search of a single international date to celebrate the Eastern Day are among topics participants will discuss at the meeting attended by more than 4,000 delegates. (...)