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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Tensions Rise Between Turkey and its Migrant Population

09/24/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  Tensions are on the rise in Turkey as Afghan refugees begin to flood the country, seeking a...

Church of Sweden in Lund delegation visits the Ecumenical Centre and Bossey

Bishop Johan Tyrberg and a delegation from the Church of Sweden in Lund visited the World Council of Churches on 22-23 September,...

Two teenage Christian sisters in Punjab, Pakistan forced to convert to Islam and marry...

Two sisters, both Christians, were abducted and forced to marry two Muslim cousins and convert to Islam, according to Barnabas Fund contacts...