WCC general secretary expresses appreciation for local community’s help to refugees

In an address to the general assembly of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy in Rome on 16 November, World Council of Churches general secretary...

Urgent call for constitutionalism and respect of Zimbabweans’ rights

At a meeting in Harare on Tuesday this week, church and civil society leaders in Zimbabwe strongly rejected all forms of violence...

Tveit: “Faith is what God has given to us”

In a sermon in Bridgetown, Barbados, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit reflected on faith and what it...

“Differences of religion do not separate us, but rather enrich us in many areas...

From 14-16 December in the UK, the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and Cumberland Lodge held a conference titled "Towards Peaceful co-existence in the Middle...

The Weight of the International Religious Freedom Act

02/17/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – October 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Act of 1998. The...

WCC advocates for climate justice at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

“We must lift the veil on our beguilement with consumerist culture and materialistic values”, said Bishop Mark MacDonald, the National Indigenous Bishop of the...

WCC urges peaceful transition of power in Democratic Republic of Congo

Following presidential and parliamentary elections conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 30 December 2018, the World Council of Churches...

Religious leaders from USA and South Africa issue pilgrimage statement on Israel and Palestine

After a visit to Israel and Palestine on 21 February through 1 March, a delegation of South African and African-American church leaders,...

Ecumenical Youth Gets a Closer Look at Unjust Realities in Mexico

Exposure visits taken by participants of the Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) offered a firsthand knowledge about economic and political injustices...

WCC delegation visits Bahamas to address gender discrimination in nationality law and statelessness

A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) including representatives from Malaysia and Jordan as well as the Director of the WCC’s Commission...
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A Glimpse at ICC Advocacy in 2019

03/16/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern’s advocacy team had a successful year in 2018, expanding its scope and influence...

Vandals cause thousands of Euros of damage in latest attack on a French church

A church in Angoulême, France, was severely damaged on 8 March by vandals seemingly intent on sabotaging worship services. The intruders...

Nigeria: militia attacks claim 120 lives since Feb

At least 120 people have died since 9 February in a series of attacks by Fulani militia on communities in the Adara...