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Churches mourn CCA moderator

   Archbishop Willem T.P. Simarmata

Former CCA Moderator Euphorus (Archbishop) Emeritus Dr Willem T. P Simarmata passed away on the 17 June 2022 in Medan, Indonesia.

We pray for the bereaved family and his many colleagues. May his soul rest in peace.  

“His deep commitment and passion enabled him to strive for communal harmony by developing strong interfaith relationships, especially with the Muslim majority in his country, for the common good. This was widely recognised by the people in his country and it was for precisely this reason that he was elected to the country’s parliamentary bodies in recent times,” 

CCA General Secretary ,Dr Mathews George Chunakara said. 

The first part of the funeral service was held at on Monday, 20 June, and his funeral took place on Tuesday, 21 June 2022.

Read: Asian churches mourn passing away of CCA Moderator Archbishop Willem T.P. Simarmata

The CCA held an online Memorial service for Archbishop Willem T.P. Simarmata on 29 June 2022.

Watch: Memorial Service on Facebook at  

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