Ecumenical Institute (EI)

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Founded

1964 Chicago IL USA

History

1964, Chicago IL (USA), following the 1954 resolution of the World Council of Churches meeting held in Chicago IL (USA) to create a training centre for lay persons based on the model of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey (Switzerland) which led to the creation, 1956, of the Evanston Institute of Ecumenical Studies.

Aims

Serve the needs of the Church in order to increase its effectiveness in service to society.

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UIA Org ID

XG2593

Last News

1988

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