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Dom Emmanuel Lanne

Condolence letter to the Abbot and the Community of the Monastère de Chevetogne

25 June 2010

Geneva, 25 June 2010

Dear Father, and dear Brothers in Christ,

We received the news of the death of Fr. Emmanuel Lanne with great sadness. We will remember his committed and competent contribution to the search for the visible unity of the Church through his involvement in the Faith and Order Commission.

I have asked the former director of Faith and Order, Rev. Dr Günther Gassmann for an obituary on behalf of the WCC, which I forward to you attached to this letter.

We will be with you all in our thoughts and prayers on Monday.

Yours in Christ,

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
WCC general secretary