WCC celebrates five years of partnership with UNICEF

Five years ago, on 18 September, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and UNICEF signed a partnership that created a network of over...

Pope Francis comforts relatives of loved ones killed in nightclub stampede

Pope Francis comforted relatives of loved ones killed in a nightclub stampede in 2018 during an audience at the Vatican Saturday.

10th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture will focus on climate justice

The 10th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture, titled “Climate Justice Globally: Now and for the Future,” will take place on 7 October...

WCC, ACT Alliance, Middle East Council of Churches appeal for addressing needs in Lebanon

In a joint statement, the World Council of Churches, ACT Alliance, and Middle East Council of Churches appealed to address the most...

Pope Francis calls for justice and dialogue in Belarus

Pope Francis offered a prayer for Belarus Sunday asking for respect for justice and dialogue following a week of violent clashes over...

Patriarch of the UGCC urges the faithful to pray for Belarusian people

Patriarch Sviatoslav of the UGCC called on the faithful to intensify prayers for putting an end to violence against the innocent, for...

WCC calls for end to violence in South Sudan

Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca, World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary, joined the South Sudan Council of Churches and the...

Catholic groups aid recovery after Beirut explosion

Following an explosion that killed more than 150 people in Beirut, international Catholic groups have responded by providing health services and necessities...

Religious leaders are developing a joint strategy to counter domestic violence

Experts in the field of social work and media, who represent different faiths, have developed a vision of joint activities in the...

Amid COVID-19, African church leaders say availing quality seeds to farmers can help beat...

As African nations begin opening after months of coronavirus closures, church officials and agricultural experts are stressing an immediate supply of quality...
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Violence continues unabated amid government crackdown on human rights

At least 10 people have been killed and around 28 abducted in a series of attacks by armed assailants of Fulani origin...

Egypt Increases Pressure Against Free Speech

11/21/2020 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – The recent arrests of multiple human rights activists associated with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR),...

Pope Francis encourages young economists to learn from the poor

In a video message Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged young economists and entrepreneurs from around the world to bring Jesus to their cities,...