World Council of Churches

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The World Council of Churches was formally constituted on 23 Aug. 1948 in Amsterdam. In Feb. 2010 member churches numbered 349 from more than 110 countries.

Further Reading

  1. Castro, E., A Passion for Unity. 1992Google Scholar
  2. Raiser, K., Ecumenism in Transition. 1994Google Scholar
  3. Van Elderen, M. and Conway, M., Introducing the World Council of Churches revised and enlarged edition. 1991Google Scholar

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  • Barry Turner

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