Norwegian elected to lead World Council of Churches

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GENEVA (RNS/ENI) A Norwegian theologian was elected Thursday (Aug. 27) to lead the World Council of Churches. The Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, an ordained pastor in the Church of Norway, was elected general secretary during a week-long meeting of the WCC’s Central Committee, its main governing body. Tveit, 48, is currently general secretary of the […]

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