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Media contact:
Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Communication director
+41 79 507 6363
+41 22  791 60 18

WCC Communication Department +41 22 791 61 11

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Media advisories:

Kirchentag: Church festival with church leaders, Obama, and many youth

Open debates, prayers in many languages and music of all styles: these are the trademark ingredients of the biannual festival of the Kirchentag. Founded in 1949 by Protestant lay people to strengthen democratic culture after the Nazi dictatorship and the Second World War, it has gained European and global reach over the decades.

Invitation to the World Council of Churches (WCC) Press Conference in Harare

One of the global's influential christian leaders, Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), who is leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America to Zimbabwe will this afternoon (Friday 19 May 2017) address a Press Conference at the Holiday Inn, Harare to brief the media on his visit.