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13.05.05 04:06 Age: 7 yrs

Greek church head resists Orthodox critics of Christian unity

Athens (ENI). The head of the (Orthodox) Church of Greece has
urged a united Christian response to political and ethical issues
after members of his own denomination lashed out at his church
for helping organize a Christian unity conference being held near
Athens. Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens told World Council of
Churches general secretary the Rev. Samuel Kobia that "the
burning issues of our times ... can only be dealt with
effectively through coordinated efforts and a united Christian
witness" as he restated support for the WCC. [431 words,