WCC nominates Korean and Norwegian for top post: General secretary post becomes vacant January 1

The World Council of Churches has identified two candidates—one a Korean Presbyterian and the other a Norwegian Lutheran—for the post of general secretary, which becomes vacant on January 1.

The candidates, both ordained ministers, are Seong-won Park, a professor of theology at Youngnam Theological University and Seminary in Kyeongsan, South Korea, and Olav Fykse Tveit, the general secretary of the Church of Norway Council on Ecumenical and International Relations.