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The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches


 

      The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) was held in Busan from October 30 to November 8, 2013 with the theme, “God of life, Lead Us to Justice and Peace”.

      During the assembly, all the participants resolved that all Christians around the world would actively work to promote the dignity of life and realize a just society, two conspicuous issues.

      The WCC issued a statement of new missionary polices that accentuates the importance of life. The statement also said that missionary works in these days involves opposing values that are against God’s will.

      The participants agreed that they would cooperate on rendering justice and peace, not just taking care of their own matters.

      H.E. Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Chrisitian Unity, and other delegates including prelates and the clergy from the Holy See and the CBCK Committee for Promoting Christian Unity & Interreligious Dialogue, participating in the assembly as Catholic observers, said that they would strive harder to pray and work for the common good in cooperation with the WCC. They had opportunities to talk with Christians from other Churches and ecclesial communities as participants in various discussions and meetings during the assembly.

      The Most Rev. Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, Archbishop of Gwangju, President of the CBCK Committee for Promoting Christian Unity & Interreligious Dialogue, said in his homily that participants should pay more attention to what they have in common rather than their differences in order to enhance christian unity. He also said that true beatitudes could be realized by sharing in the life of the poor and marginalized neighbors.

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