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WCC remembers Orthodox theologian, teacher who exemplified faithfulness to tradition, commitment to dialogue

WCC remembers Orthodox theologian, teacher who exemplified faithfulness to tradition, commitment to dialogue

Protopresbyter Boris Bobrinskoy, one of the best-known Orthodox theologians in France and a former member of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission, passed away in Paris last week at the age of 95. He was highly respected for the contributions he made to ecumenical dialogues and academic institutions over many decades. In a tribute published in its website, the WCC celebrated Bobrinskoy’s “long and impressive ecumenical pilgrimage.”

More churches exploring mission responsibility through investment

More churches exploring mission responsibility through investment

Churches across the globe are exploring how their investments can be an instrument of mission and advance goals of racial, economic and ecological justice.

Ecumenical International Youth Day makes global connections to improve mental health

Ecumenical International Youth Day makes global connections to improve mental health

From warm greetings, to music and dancing, to practical tips, a World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical International Youth Day on 12 August drew young people from across the world for a virtual gathering that explored the theme of mental health, and how churches can support young people in this area of their lives.