In Memoriam: Emilio Castro, Methodist Pastor and former General Secretary of the World Council of Churches passed away

Date: 07 April 2013


Emilio Castro

Emilio Castro, Methodist Pastor and former General Secretary of the World Council of Churches passed away in Uruguay on the 6th of April. He was a dear friend and leader with an extraordinary personality and influential in the religious, ecumenical and interreligious movement.

He was closely linked to the World Alliance of YMCAs, and he was particularly close to Hector Caselli and Norberto Rodriguez, Secretary General of the YMCA of Argentina.

A celebration of gratitude in his memory was held on Sunday, April 7, at 3 pm in Geneva. May God bless his soul.