Lutheran World Federation elects new president

"Bishop Munib A. Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) has been elected President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) by the Eleventh Assembly," according to the LWF website.

Younan, 59, succeeds Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, who has been President of the LWF since the organization’s last Assembly in Winnipeg, Canada, in 2003.

The LWF assembly which rus through Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany.

Read more: www.lwf-assembly.org/experience/lwi-assembly-news/news-detail/article/520/8/

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