Slowdown of church legalizations in Egypt continues with only 62 licenses approved

A downward trend continues with only 62 churches and church-affiliated building licences approved by Egyptian authorities in the latest batch announced on 23 September...

Human rights activists urged the OSCE to monitor religious persecution in Crimea and Donbas

On September 19, a special event dedicated to the issues of religious freedom in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian territories of Crimea and Donbas...

Missionaries of Charity remember Mother Teresa’s birthday

Hundreds of Missionaries of Charity gathered at their headquarters on Monday to commemorate the birthday of the order’s founder, Mother Teresa.

WCC eco-justice team helps lead international eco conference for Church of South India

More than 300 environmentalists - among them professors, students, scientists and religious leaders - gathered for the 5th International Eco Conference organized by...

A journey through division and hope

More than 80 youngsters from WCC member churches and partners around the world continued their Korean pilgrimage of justice and peace on...

Jailed Chinese pastor facing second charge as six other Early Rain Church members seek...

Pastor Wang Yi, imprisoned for seven months in China on suspicion of incitement to “subvert state power”, is to face a second charge,...

Wang Yi charged amid continued pressure on churches

The lawyer of Pastor Wang Yi has learned that he is facing a new charge of ‘illegal business activity.’

WCC hosts historic Sikh-Christian Dialogue in face of “growing need for lasting peace”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) hosted a Sikh-Christian dialogue on 5 July with the theme “Pursuing Peace in a Pluralistic World”...

Chinese Catholic Churches Violently Closed

07/06/2019 China (International Christian Concern)– Catholics in Fujian faced a series of severe crackdown operations against churches that refused to join the...

UAE Authorizing 17 Churches

06/30/2019 UAE (International Christian Concern) –  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that they have begun the process of authorizing 19 non-Muslim places...
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Germany allocates EUR 7 million for community development in Ukraine

On October 8, 2019, UKRINFORM hosted a press conference themed “7 million euros for community development in Ukraine: grants from German government...

Brazilian ecumenical delegation shares message on the Synod for the Amazon

“The Church, as the movement of God’s people, must be increasingly engaged in the defense of human rights and the rights of...

The testimony: “I Came to Walk Again after a Traffic Accident”

In April 2018, I was in a car with my family. The vehicle from behind tried to pass at a high speed...