Assad Promises to Rebuild Armenian Church

01/13/2019 Syria (International Christian Concern) – The Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor will be rebuilt with state funds, according to a pledge...

Churches in Burundi welcome disability mainstreaming in development

The Anglican Church of Burundi and Friends Church in Burundi in partnership with World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network...

Church in Malaysia Opens Its Parking Lot to Ramadan Bazaar Visitors

05/11/2019 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – This year, the Church of Mary Immaculate, a Roman Catholic church, in Bukit Padang will continue to...

Peace forum: “there must be no more war on the Korean Peninsula”

An Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula, held 10-12 July in Bangkok, has issued a communique...

WCC general secretary reflects on “dialogue of truth and love” at Pentecostal World Conference

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit shared his reflections in several settings at the 25th Pentecostal...

Ecumenical Review focuses on Pan-African Women of Faith and Inclusive Global Theological Education

The latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the World Council of Churches (WCC), focuses on the Pan-African Women’s Ecumenical...

Dialogue explores role of religions in settling conflicts

At an event entitled “The role of religions in settling conflicts,” held on 7 November in Geneva, peace-builders spoke out on the...

WCC Faith and Order Commission proposes world conference, maps common ground among churches

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission, through its three study groups, is proposing a world conference as it...

Former Brazilian President Lula visits the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), received former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da...

As COVID-19 presents a prophetic moment, adopt an Economy of Life, urge global religious...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new urgency to adopting an “Economy of Life,” and global religious groups that represent millions of people are...
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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,...