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13.05.05 02:08 Age: 7 yrs

WCC Head Visits Church of Greece

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece,
His Beatitude Christodoulos greets
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia
(Photo: Church of Greece)

The head of the World Council of Churches spoke with members of the 12-person Holy Synod of the Church of Greece and other hierarchs yesterday in a meeting that coincided with the one of the largest gatherings of church representatives and mission organizations in the 21st century.

During the meeting to discuss progress in WCC-Orthodox relations and other issues, WCC general secretary the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia expressed the "deep gratitude" of the Council for the invitation of the Church of Greece to host the conference, and for the "splendid welcome" of the Holy Synod. (…)