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WCC to celebrate 70th anniversary in the Netherlands

During a 23 August service in the Netherlands in the Nieuwe Kerk, a 15th-century church in Amsterdam, WCC leaders will celebrate the WCC’s 70th anniversary at the very spot in which the organization was founded.

After the papal visit, new media resources available

Let’s continue our ecumenical pilgrimage together. The World Council of Churches is grateful for, and impressed by, the tremendous interest and engagement of journalists in the coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches on 21 June 2018.