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The landmark visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches on 21 June will be a centrepiece of the ecumenical commemoration of the WCC's 70th anniversary.

The landmark visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches on 21 June will be a centrepiece of the ecumenical commemoration of the WCC's 70th anniversary.

When:
Thursday, 21 June 2018

Theme:
Ecumenical Pilgrimage
Walking, Praying and Working Together

Where:
Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

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