Operation Rescue Names its 2018 Pro-Life Person of the Year Malachi Award Recipient

Operation Rescue is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Pro-Life Person of the Year Malachi Award is Mark Harrington, President and...

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...

Equal citizenship focus of panel discussion in Azerbaijan

The World Council of Churches (WCC) was represented at a panel discussion at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku,...

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”...

Pan African young adults pilgrimage to Jamestown, USA for anniversary of arrival of slaves

Members of Bread for the World’s Pan African Young Adult Network embarked on a pilgrimage to Jamestown, Virginia (USA) on 23-25 August...

WCC in solidarity with communities facing discrimination based on work and descent

The first-ever International Congress on Discrimination Based on Work and Descent was held in New York on 21-23 September alongside the UN...

Pope Francis: Women’s voices are needed in Vatican leadership

Pope Francis said Saturday that more women are needed in positions of leadership in the Vatican. “We must move...

WCC expresses profound sorrow and prayers for Archbishop Atallah Hanna

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed concern and sadness over the threats against Archbishop...

The Pope Francis met with His Beatitude Sviatoslav in the Vatican

This morning, at 09:15 Italian time, Pope Francis met with His Beatitude Sviatoslav. The meeting was held at St. Martha's House in...

Online conference calls for an economy of life in a time of COVID-19 pandemic

A series of two e-conferences, 17 and 24 April, brought together some 25 participants to reflect on the socio-economic-ecological impacts of the...
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Opening the spiritual path to the WCC 11th Assembly: Bible studies newly available

A series of Bible studies leading up to the WCC 11th Assembly, to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany in 2022, is newly...

Greek Orthodox Community Lament Halki Seminary’s Continued Closure

12/26/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Halki Orthodox Seminary, located on the Turkish island of Heybeliada, has been closed for 50 years. Over...

Pope Francis: Pray for peace in the family

Pope Francis said Church and society need to defend and support the family, and he asked families to pray together every day...