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Archbishop Anastasios receives Klaus Hemmerle 2020 Prize

Archbishop Anastasios receives Klaus Hemmerle 2020 Prize

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania was honored with the Klaus Hemmerle 2020 Prize in Germany for his contribution to interreligious efforts for peace and harmony. During an ecumenical ceremony attended by representatives of the Focolare community and by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Archbishop Anastasios accepted the award on 14 February at the historic Aachen Cathedral in Germany.

Plans for 11th WCC Assembly build excitement across the globe

Plans for 11th WCC Assembly build excitement across the globe

Beate Fagerli, World Council of Churches (WCC) assembly coordinator, answers the most frequently asked questions about the upcoming WCC 11th Assembly in 2021.

WCC Central Committee leadership to meet in Geneva

WCC Central Committee leadership to meet in Geneva

The leadership of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee will meet on 19-21 February at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.