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Media contact:
Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Communications director
+41 79 507 6363
+41 22 791 6704

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Media advisories:

Registration process for press for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Churches opens today

Thank you for your interest in covering the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church 19-26 June, 2016, in Crete, Greece. Applications for press accreditation will begin on 24 May 2016 and will be processed online only through The final date for submitting your application is 6 June.

Media accreditation opens for WCC Central Committee 2016

The Central Committee of the WCC will meet 22 to 28 June for its second gathering since it was elected at the WCC 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea in 2013. At the invitation of the Church of Norway, the meeting will take place in Trondheim, an important Christian pilgrimage site, which is home to the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.