Eleventh meeting World Council of Churches starts in Karlsruhe

31-08-2022

European Union

Klaas van der Zwaag, RD

Bishop Heike Springhart of the Landeskirche in Baden (second left) and the mayor of Karlsruhe, Frank Mentrup (third left) hold a flag of the 11th assembly of the World Council of Churches together with other urban institutes of Karlsruhe and the World Council. Photo WCC, Marelo Schneider

When Heike Springhart, Bishop of the Landeskirche in Baden (Germany), looked out over the streets of Karlsruhe on Saturday, on the eve of the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC), she shared a sense of excitement. "The world is coming to Karlsruhe! A reason to be excited and moved."