Rev. Prof. Dr. Jerry Pillay was installed as the ninth general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) during a service in the Ecumenical Centre Chapel on February 17th. Pillay, who was previously dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria, is from the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa. Amid prayers, singing, and a sermon by Pillay himself, the celebration also included special greetings from churches and partners.
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