July 26, 2010

First Arab tapped to lead global Lutheran body

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STUTTGART, Germany (RNS/ENInews) The Lutheran World Federation has chosen Palestinian Bishop Munib A. Younan as its next president, the first Arab to lead the Geneva-based umbrella group for 70 million Lutherans. Younan, 59, was elected on Saturday (July 24) at the LWF’s 11th assembly in Stuttgart. He succeeds the Rev. Mark Hanson, the presiding bishop […]

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