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Section IV.24 - WCC Faith and Order Commission

Resolution IV.24

WCC Faith and Order Commission

This Conference:

  1. welcomes the Canberra Statement: The Unity of the Church as Koinonia: Gift and Calling (WCC 1991) and commends it to the Provinces as an important statement on the unity of the Church;
  2. expresses gratitude for the insights of the 5th World Conference on Faith and Order in Santiago de Compostela (1993) on the theme Towards Koinonia in Faith, Life and Witness;
  3. looks forward to the publication of the convergence text on The Nature and Purpose of the Church: A Step on the Way to a Common Statement and the study A Treasure in Earthen Vessels--An Instrument for an Ecumenical Reflection on Hermeneutics; and
  4. supports the widespread use of the study guide Towards a Sharing of the One Faith.