The World Communion of Reformed Churches, which represents 80 million Christians in 108 countries, has voted to move its executive offices from Geneva, Switzerland, to Hanover, Germany, by December 2013.
Geneva is known around the world as the birthplace of the Calvinist Reformation, and now the Swiss city that is sometimes called the Protestant Rome has the International Museum of the Reformation for pilgrims and tourists.
The city on the banks of Lake Geneva heretofore had no institution to commemorate a period that altered the course of history in Europe and farther afield.
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