Nieuwe leider Wereldraad van Kerken

 

 De Lutherse Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit uit Noorwegen is gekozen als nieuwe secretaris-generaal van de Wereldraad 

Norwegian theologian and pastor Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, 48, was elected 7th general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Thursday 27 August during its Central Committee meeting. Tveit will be the youngest general secretary since Willem A. Visser ‘t Hooft who had led the WCC while it was in process of formation and following its founding assembly 61 years ago.

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