The World Council: Questions at 15

The World Council of Churches is 15 years old, and — as could be seen last week in Rochester, N.Y., where the 100 members of the World Council's central committee concluded their an nual meeting — less sure than it once was of its own shape and goals. Much of the council's self-concern is a consequence of a great triumph: the admission to full membership of four Orthodox churches at the New Delhi General Assembly two years ago. Now fully committed to participation in ecumenicism, Orthodoxy has brought its own theological insights...

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