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Council of Christian Churches in Germany
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(Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen; ACK). Founded in 1948 by, then, seven member churches (Evangelical Church in Germany [EKD], Old Catholic Church and five Protestant free churches), the ACK corresponds in function to national Christian councils or ecumenical councils in other countries. Legallly, it is a registered association. Its tasks include the promotion of information exchange, the cooperation of its members, and the representation of common concerns to the public a…

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Hüffmeier, Wilhelm, “Council of Christian Churches in Germany”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_00997>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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