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Metropolitan Prof. Dr Gennadios of Sassima

Metropolitan Prof. Dr Gennadios of Sassima is one of the vice-moderators of the WCC Central Committee.

Vice-moderator of the WCC Central Committee

Metropolitan Prof. Dr Gennadios of Sassima (Limouris) of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is a professor of Orthodox theology and canon law in various universities. He was a vice-moderator of the WCC's Faith and Order Commission from 1998-2006. He is co-president of the Joint International Theological Dialogue between Orthodox and Lutheran, co-secretary and member of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church, co-chairman of the Orthodox and Methodist and Baptist theological preparatory committees.

In addition to being vice-moderator of the WCC Central Committee, Metropolitan Gennadios has served as a member of the presidium and of the governing board of the Conference of European Churches. He has been a member of the WCC Executive and Central Committees since 2002. From 1983-93, he was a staff member of the WCC's Faith and Order secretariat in Geneva.