CC member browsing the 11th Assembly report

25 June 2023, Geneva, Switzerland: Central Committee members receive copies of the 11th Assembly report as part of a celebration of 75 years since the founding of the World Council of Churches in 1948, observed as the World Council of Churches central committee gathers in Geneva on 21-27 June 2023, for its first full meeting following the WCC 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe in 2022.


The report is one element of a wider collection of resources that offers a flavour of what took place at the WCC 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe in 2022. The gathering drew more than 4,500 people, including 659 official delegates from the WCCs 352 member churches.

This report includes an overview of the assembly, the message and unity statement, and various reflections. It also offers an overview of the spiritual life of the assembly, reports of the work since the WCC 10th Assembly, and an overview of thematic plenaries and ecumenical conversations.

Additional sections of the publication include descriptions of the work of assembly committees, statements and minutes, messages from pre-assemblies, greetings to the assembly, and various appendices.

More information and a downloadable PDF:

Christ’s Love Moves the World to Reconciliation and Unity: Report of the WCC 11th Assembly

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