WCC Delegates: Orthodox Participation Better Than 7 years Ago

And in a little piece of another article on ecumenical progress, in contrast to the buzz of the past couple of years that Orthodox are “pulling out of the WCC”….

(WFN) The Rev. Forbes Matonga, a United Methodist delegate from Harare, Zimbabwe, pointed to “the concern over the imbalance of the wealthy and the poor” at the assembly and said he found the WCC’s AGAPE document, addressing the need for alternate methods of globalization, to be encouraging.

Comparing the event to the WCC’s 1998 assembly in Zimbabwe, Matonga noticed better relations between the Orthodox and other WCC members. “In Harare, there was almost a visible division with the Orthodox,” he explained. “After seven years, a lot of work has been done.” (Click for the Full Article)