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Memorial service for Nelson Mandela to be held in Geneva

The WCC together with the South African Permanent Mission to the United Nations is to hold a service in memory of Nelson Mandela, celebrating life and works of this anti-apartheid activist, Nobel peace laureate and South Africa’s first black president. The service on 16 December will pay tribute to Mandela through readings, reflections, music and prayers.

Orthodox Handbook on Ecumenism presented at WCC 10th Assembly in Busan

Orthodox and ecumenical scholars presented the Orthodox Handbook on Theological Education and Ecumenism at the World Council of Churches (WCC) 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea on Wednesday, 6 November.