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Conference of European Churches votes for reform by 2013

July 20, 2009

Lyon, France (ENI) .Delegates at the once-every-six-years assembly of the Conference of European Churches meeting in Lyon have voted overwhelmingly to embark on a reform of the church grouping with proposals for change to be adopted in 2013. After several hours of debate, the assembly approved on 17 July a motion to establish a special working group to carry out a revision of CEC as a whole, including looking at its common purpose, vision, the setting of strategic goals and its structures.



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