Elected as one of 8 members presidency not the only president
November 5, 20133
His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, has been unanimously elected President of the World Council of Churches (WCC) for the term of eight years. The voting took place during the November 4th sitting of the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Busan, South Korea.
The presidency of the Council consists of eight members. The mission of WCC Presidents is to encourage the inter-church and ecumenical relations, ensure the protection of human rights in the world, establishment of justice and peace.
Edited by man, 06 November 2013 - 10:19 AM.