Prayer campaign to end 70-year Korean War gains global momentum

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) global fellowship embarks on prayers for peace on the Korean Peninsula from 1 March to...

WCC leadership postpones central committee meeting in light of coronavirus

In light of concerns about and implications of the current international spread of COVID 19, the coronavirus, the leadership of the World Council...

Festivities and dialogue launch new WCC journal

A lively interchange on the rapidly changing landscape of interreligious encounter marked the  launch of a new journal at the Ecumenical Centre...

Ukraine joins International Religious Freedom Alliance

The United States has been joined by 26 other countries in a new International Religious Freedom Alliance that seeks to reduce religious persecution across...

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invited His Holiness Pope Francis to visit the capital and the...

The audience of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the First Lady Olena Zelenska with His Holiness Pope Francis took place in Vatican...

WCC receives Geneva Engage Award

The World Council of Churches (WCC) was nominated as a top non-governmental organization and received a 4th place in the Geneva Engage Award...

WCC general secretary appointed as presiding bishop for Church of Norway

On 30 January, the Church Council of the Church of Norway appointed World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav...

Korean pilgrims confer at WCC on a 1,000-day pilgrimage for peace on Korean Peninsula

On day 847 of a 1,000-day pilgrimage for peace on the Korean Peninsula, the Bargn Nuri Community stopped at the World Council...

Middle East Council of Churches urges prayer and action for peace

Upon completion of a meeting in Cyprus on 21-22 January, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches released a...

WCC regrets rejection of youth activists’ appeal over climate crisis

As a US federal appeals court ordered dismissal of a lawsuit brought by 21 youth plaintiffs against the federal government over the...
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Pope Francis tells youth at Medjugorje: be inspired by the Virgin Mary

Pope Francis has urged young people gathered in Medjugorje to imitate the Virgin Mary by abandoning themselves to God.