WCC commemorates life of Bishop John K. Yambasu

Bishop John K. Yambasu, resident bishop of the United Methodist Church in Sierra Leone and president of the Council of Churches in...

At Angelus, Pope Francis prays for Indonesian Catholics injured in Palm Sunday bombing

Pope Francis prayed Sunday for Indonesian Catholics injured in a bombing as they left a Palm Sunday Mass. Speaking...

Germany’s Protestant and Catholic churches launch campaign against antisemitism

Germany’s main Protestant and Roman Catholic churches have announced plans for a campaign to be launched in January 2021 to encourage Christians...

Indonesian Presidential Special Envoy visits WCC to promote interreligious dialogue

In an encounter with Dr Syafiq A. Mughni, Special Envoy of the President of Indonesia for Interfaith and Intercivilizational Dialogue and Cooperation,...

William Carey International University Closes Sale of Southern California Campus

PASADENA, Calif., March 28, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Southern California university campus that has played a leading role in Christian missionary work...

Religious leaders in Tanzania release communique on HIV, stigma, treatment adherence and faith healing

Religious leaders in Tanzania, after attending a workshop on HIV, stigma, treatment adherence and faith healing, released a communique that urges further...

WCC supports Zacchaeus campaign for tax justice

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is supporting a new ecumenical campaign advocating for tax justice, called the Zacchaeus Project (#ZacTAX), that...

Samaritan’s Purse Opens Emergency Field Hospital in Northern Italy; Bringing Life-Saving Surge Capacity

the Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital, specially equipped with a respiratory care unit, opened in Cremona, Italy. The 68-bed unit was airlifted...

Young people share “The Africa We Pray For,” to be released on Human Rights...

A new book, “The Africa We Pray For: On a Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” which highlights the voices of young people,...

Assessment at WCC raises awareness about impact of Cyclone Idai on Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

They came from governments, the United Nations, civil society, churches and other faith-based organizations to discuss the impact of Cyclone Idai that...
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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...

Church in India Vandalized the Day After Christmas

12/26/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – According to the Free Press Kashmir, a church in India’s Haryana state was vandalized by unknown individuals....