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(FrontPage Magazine) As one of his formative spiritual experiences, a top official in the World Council of Churches (WCC) fondly recalls attending a Soviet-front group’s conference in the old Czechoslovakia. In a recent official WCC news report, the Swiss-based ecumenical council interviews Rev. Walter Altmann, a Brazilian Lutheran theologian, former head of the Latin American Council of Churches, and the new moderator the WCC’s totalitarian-sounding “central committee.” Currently, he also heads the 700,000 member Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil.

“As a young pastor, at the height of the military dictatorship in Brazil, I traveled semi-secretly to Prague in 1968 to take part as a delegate in the Christian Peace Conference,” Altmann reminisces. There is no further comment about the CPC event, much less any note of regret. (Click Title for More)

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