Baptist Church in Indonesia Unable to Build Its Church Due to Protests

03/15/2020 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – For six months, Indonesian Baptist Church (GBI) Tlogosari has not been able to continue its construction for...

After deadly shipwreck, Pope Francis appeals for safety of migrants

As up to 150 migrants are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, Pope Francis made an...

Major Guangzhou House Church Shut Down by Authorities

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on the morning of December 15, more than 100 police and government officials raided a children’s Bible...

How churches deal with the challenge of latecomers to worship services

The attendance will really be low today.  I looked around the worship center two minutes before the service was...

Turkey Restores Mosques but Leaves Christians in Limbo

According to Turkish state media, the Diyanet Foundation (a non-profit linked to the state run Presidency of Religious Affairs, or DİB) has spent over...

At Mass for Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis says world is increasingly elitist

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees Sunday with a message that the world is becoming more...

Ukraine urges OSCE SMM to investigate seizure of OCU Church in occupied area of...

Ukraine urges the OSCE SMM to check reports that the Russian occupation administration has confiscated the church and church property of the...

WCC Central Committee leadership meets in Geneva

The leadership of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee is meeting on 27-28 March at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

New issue: International Review of Mission

The latest issue of the International Review of Mission, the biannual journal of the World Council of Churches (WCC) contains a selection of articles which...

WCC general secretary meets with Indigenous representative from Latin America

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit met last week with Rev. Miguel Salanic, from Guatemala, ...
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Church demolished overnight by Hindu nationalists

A church in Khammam District in India’s Telangana state was demolished on 31 August at around 2am. It is believed the perpetrators...

Salvadoran imprisoned for 1989 killings of 5 Jesuit priests

A former colonel of the Salvadoran military, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, has been convicted in a Spanish court for is participation in...

Online prayer service to observe World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

An online morning prayer hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 14 September will be specially focused on the World...