WCC expresses solidarity with Peruvian people amid political crisis

World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca expressed solidarity with the Methodist Church of Peru, and...

World Youth Day cross given to Portuguese youth ahead of international gathering

Pope Francis offered Mass for the Feast of Christ the King on Sunday, and afterward oversaw the traditional passing of the World...

Cardinal Dolan: Stories of persecuted Christians should move hearts

American Christians must be better advocates for the world’s persecuted Christians, said speakers at a Thursday event featuring victims of persecution, religious...

During COVID-19, faith communities “well-placed to promote concrete solutions” for sustainability

During an intergenerational, international dialogue on 19 November, World Council of Churches deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri spoke on...

Joint Prayer Network in Beijing Banned by the Chinese Government

11/21/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – A joint prayer network in Beijing has been disbanded by the local government. Many pastors within the...

Pope Francis: Stretch out your hand to the poor

Jesus is telling us today to stretch out our hand to the poor, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.

Pope Francis: The poor are at the heart of the Gospel

Pope Francis on Sunday said that the needy are at the heart of the Gospel as he celebrated a Mass marking the...

‘A really joyful journey’: Preparing people with intellectual disabilities to receive the sacraments

As book titles go, the “Directory for Catechesis” is hardly the catchiest. But this volume could potentially transform the lives of thousands...

Hagia Triada Church to Become Cultural Museum

11/15/2020 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  The long neglected Greek Orthodox Church of Hagia Triada, located on Turkey’s coast with the Aegean Sea,...

WCC makes urgent call for “lasting peace founded on justice and human rights” for...

The WCC executive committee issued a statement calling for calm and wisdom following six weeks of intense fighting for Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh, suspended by...
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The Impact of a Pandemic on the Local Church

Needless to say, the past six months have proven to be difficult for the functionality of the local church as a result...

Catholic couple donates hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys in Brooklyn, Queens

For one Catholic businessman in New York City, Thanksgiving has long been a time of sacrifice and generosity. For each of the...

UNESCO Responds to Hagia Sophia Conversion

11/22/2020 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –Following comments from the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, that UNESCO is “not bothered by the fact...