Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.


A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation is traveling to Rome from 22-23 March for a visit with Pope Francis and other Roman Catholic leaders.

The WCC delegation will also meet with the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, including the Evangelical Baptist Union of Italy, Evangelical Methodist Church in Italy, and Waldensian Church.

The WCC delegation is comprised of Bishop Dr Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, WCC central committee moderator; Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay, WCC general secretary; and Prof. Dr Vasile-Octavian Mihoc, WCC programme executive for Ecumenical Relations and Faith and Order.

For media requests:

Marianne Ejdersten, 
WCC Communication director

Email: [email protected], phone: +41 79 507 6363