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us: World Council of Churches


  • [The WCC is the broadest and most inclusive among many organized expressions of the modern ecumenical movement, which seeks visible church unity. The fellowship includes most of the world's Orthodox churches, the Old Catholic and Mar Thoma churches, churches of the historic denominational traditions such as the Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist and Reformed, many united and uniting churches as well as churches such as the Mennonite, Friends, Congregational and Disciples.] http://www.oikoumene.org/en/about-us/about-us/wcc-intro-brochure

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    • us: Ökumenischer Rat der Kirchen
    • us: Weltkonferenz der Kirchen
    • us: Weltkirchenbund
    • us: Vsemīrnoe sovi͡eshchanīe t͡serkveĭ
    • us: Majlis al-Kanāʼis al-ʻĀlamī
    • us: Pankosmio Symvoulion tōn Ekklēsiōn
    • us: Dewan Gereja Sedunia
    • us: WCC
    • us: Kirkenes verdensråd
    • us: Kyrkornas världsråd
    • us: Conseil œcuménique des Églises
    • us: Weltkirchenrat
    • us: Wereldraad van Kerken
    • us: W.C.C.
    • us: Consejo Mundial de Iglesias
    • us: C.M.I.
    • us: Conselho Mundial de Igrejas
    • us: Ökumenischer Weltrat der Kirchen
    • us: Concilio Ecuménico de las Iglesias
    • us: Consejo Ecuménico de las Iglesias
    • us: ÖRK
    • us: CMI
    • us: Kirkkojen Maailmanneuvosto
    • us: KMN
    • us: Kharacʻyānʻ Guiṇʻʺ poṅʻʺ cuṃ Dhamma Sippaṃ
    • us: Vsemirnyĭ sovet t͡serkveĭ
    • us: Всемирный совет церквей
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  • Sources

    • found: Macy, P. G. The story of the World Council of Churches, 1943.
    • found: Las Iglesias en la práctica ... 1981 (subdiv.) p. 9 (Consejo Mundial de Iglesias, CMI)
    • found: Consulta Latino-Americana sobre Emp. Trans. (1980 : Itaici, São Paulo, Brazil). A transnac. da Am. Lat. e a missão das igrejas, 1983: t.p. (Conselho Mundial de Igrejas)
    • found: Das Anti-Militarismus-Projekt des Ökumenischen Weltrates der Kirchen, 1977: t.p. (Ökumenischen Weltrates der Kirchen)
    • found: Migraciones, 21 (1977): p. 23 (Concilio Ecuménico de las Iglesias; 150, route de Ferney, 1211 Ginebra 20, Suiza); 22 (1978): t.p. (Consejo Ecuménico de las Iglesias); 25 (1979): p. 29 (Consejo Mundial de Iglesias; 150, route de Ferney, 1211 Ginebra 20, Suiza)
    • found: Höhns, M. Die "Neue Weltinformations- und Kommunikationsordnung", 1993: t.p. (... im Ökumenischen Rat der Kirchen) p. 152 (ÖRK)
    • found: Turvatkaa Jumalaan, iloitkaa toivossa, 1999: p.10 (Kirkkojen Maailmanneuvosto; KMN)
    • found: Mranʻ mā nuiṅʻ ṅaṃ Kharacʻyānʻ Guiṇʻʺ poṅʻʺ cuṃ Dhamma Sippaṃ, t.p. (Mranʻ mā nuiṅʻ ṅaṃ Kharacʻyānʻ Guiṇʻʺ poṅʻʺ cuṃ Dhamma Sippaṃ)
    • found: Odno kreshchenie, odna evkharstii͡a ..., 1975: t.p. (Всемирный совет церквей = VsemirnyІi sovet ЋtЌserkveІi)
    • found: Doing indigenous theology in Asia, 2012: prelim. p. vii (WCC)
    • found: WCC website, WWW site viewed on May 2, 2014 (World Council of Churches, officially formed in 1948, postal address: P.O. Box 2100, CH-1211, Geneva 2, Switzerland, visiting address: 150 Route de Ferney, Grand-Saconnex, (Geneva), Switzerland) {http://www.oikoumene.org/en/about-us/about-us/wcc-intro-brochure}
  • General Notes

    • [The WCC is the broadest and most inclusive among many organized expressions of the modern ecumenical movement, which seeks visible church unity. The fellowship includes most of the world's Orthodox churches, the Old Catholic and Mar Thoma churches, churches of the historic denominational traditions such as the Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist and Reformed, many united and uniting churches as well as churches such as the Mennonite, Friends, Congregational and Disciples.] http://www.oikoumene.org/en/about-us/about-us/wcc-intro-brochure
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Unused subdivisions: Flüchtlingsdienst; Provisional Committee]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-10-07: new
    • 2014-05-21: revised
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