Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced it has been named a "2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider...

WCC-EDAN observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On 3 December, the world marked the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) under the theme “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring...

Michel Sidibé: Role of faith-based organizations critical for fighting HIV

In remarks during a workshop on HIV among migrants and refugees, UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé spoke of the challenge of HIV...

WCC seminar in Mozambique shows vital role of diakonia

The last of three capacity-building seminars on Human Resources and Church Leadership for Diakonia and Development took place in Maputo, Mozambique, 18-20...

WCC staff looks ahead to 2021 assembly

On 1-4 October, World Council of Churches (WCC) staff are gathering to develop a common work plan for the year ahead.

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...

Venezuelan bishops: Country’s situation is ‘unacceptable’

The Venezuelan bishops published an exhortation May 28 calling for “a consensus among all and an inclusive national accord” to save the...

WCC remembers Orthodox theologian, teacher who exemplified faithfulness to tradition, commitment to dialogue

Protopresbyter Boris Bobrinskoy, one of the best-known Orthodox theologians in France and a former member of the World Council of Churches (WCC)...

WCC congratulates Rita Famos, new president of the Protestant Church in Switzerland

World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca sent best wishes to pastor Rita Famos, who was...

For churches, advocacy for human rights and disarmament is a long-term commitment

Working on human rights and disarmament for the World Council of Churches (WCC) does not show instant results. The quest needs perseverance,...
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CUA conferred Honorary degree Doctor in Human Rights to Archbishop Borys Gudziak

Today during the Commencement 2022 ceremony of The Catholic University of America Archbishop Borys Gudziak, President of UCU was awarded with an...

New and old epidemics in focus at WCC gathering in Nairobi

Two World Council of Churches (WCC) HIV initiatives met to review and celebrate the critical and life-changing work of the initiatives and...

Thousands of Medical Professionals Declare COVID Emergency Over

More than 17,000 physicians and medical scientists have signed "Declaration IV – Restore Scientific Integrity," demanding that the state of medical emergency...