World Council of Churches leader, Pope Francis propose ‘summit’ on Ukraine
March 24, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: 350 Protestant and Orthodox communities are members of the World Council of Churches (WCC), which is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland; on March 23, Pope Francis received Rev. Jerry Pillay, the South African Presbyterian pastor who serves as its general secretary.
Pillay said after the meeting that Pope Francis backed a WCC proposal for a summit between Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Church leaders. It is not known whether the Orthodox leaders will agree to the meeting.
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