World Council of Churches

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The World Council of Churches was formally constituted on 23 Aug. 1948, at Amsterdam, by an assembly representing 147 churches from 44 countries. In 1973 the member churches numbered 263, from 90 countries and territories.


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  • John Paxton

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