(Reuters) Christians issue Code of Conduct for spreading faith

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The five-page code of conduct, which has been under negotiation since 2005, was unveiled at a Geneva news conference by the World Council of Churches (WCC), a senior Roman Catholic prelate and the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA).

It urges Christians wanting "to share the good news of God's kingdom" -- missionary work or simply publicly testifying to their faith -- "to build relations of respect and trust with all religions" and adapt their approaches to local conditions.

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