World Council of Churches


noun

an ecumenical organization formed in 1948 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, comprising more than 160 Protestant and Eastern churches in over 48 countries, for the purpose of cooperative, coordinated action in theological, ecclesiastical, and secular matters.

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World Council of Churches

noun

the ecumenical fellowship of Churches other than the Roman Catholic Church, formally constituted at Amsterdam in 1948 for coordinated action in theological, ecclesiastical, and secular matters
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