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. 2014 member churches numbered 360 from around 150 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. 1991Google Scholar

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  • Barry Turner

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