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Congratulations for newly-elected global churches' leader
August 28, 2009
Geneva (ENI). International Christian leaders have welcomed the election of Norwegian Lutheran theologian the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit as the next general secretary of the World Council of Churches. "Tveit brings to his new position broad experience that prepares him to lead in all the aspects of WCC's work," said the general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, the Rev. Ishmael Noko, after the announcement of Tveit's election on 27 August.