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LATIN AMERICAN ASSEMBLY SLATED
05 May 1996 07:32:19
95017 LATIN AMERICAN ASSEMBLY SLATED
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The changing religious profile of Latin America
and the Caribbean will be the key focus of the Third General
Assembly of the Latin American Council of Churches when it meets
Jan. 25-Feb. 1 in Concepcion, Chile.
The assembly, entitled "Rebirth for a Living Hope," will also
address ecumenism and the unity of the church in a part of the
world where religious activity is burgeoning. More than 500 people
from at least 10 countries are expected to attend, plus a number
of invited guests, observers and journalists.
Countries expected to be represented include Argentina,
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua,
Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.
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