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...

Gathering recalls Ecumenical Assembly that mobilised dissent in East Germany

A conference in Berlin has recalled how in 1989 an ecumenical assembly mobilised dissent in the former East Germany in the run-up...

US religious freedom ambassador laments widespread silence on Uyghurs

Islamic countries should be more vocal in criticizing China's mistreatment of the Uyghurs, a Muslim ethnoreligious group, the US ambassador-at-large for International...

WCC invites all to support Global Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean...

The World Council of Churches invites all people of good will to observe a Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of...

WCC joins global climate strike with throngs of young people

“...and a little child will lead them.” Isaiah 11:6 From New York City to Hamburg, from Oslo to Melbourne,...

Roman Catholic Church presents formal response to “The Church: Towards a Common Vision”

The Roman Catholic Church has presented a formal response to “The Church: Towards a Common Vision,” the fruit of three decades of...

WCC delegation to meet President Ramaphosa to discuss gender-based violence and violence on foreign...

Members of the media are invited to attend a press briefing on Monday, 9 December 2019, by a high-level delegation of the World Council...

WCC opens applications for seminar in Tonga on transformative masculinity and femininity

Applications are open to young people for participation in a June 2020 World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Continuing Formation seminar. To...

In joint statement, ecumenical organizations across the world stand together to protect life

In a historic joint pastoral statement released on 26 March, the World Council of Churches and Regional Ecumenical Organizations affirmed the urgency...
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In a pastoral letter this past week, Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia said the coronavirus pandemic has prompted advances in sharing the Gospel...

Christian Sentenced to Death in Pakistan Files Appeal with High Court

09/19/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – On September 8, Asif Pervaiz was sentenced to death by a trial court in Lahore, Pakistan for...

Pope Francis makes surprise donation to struggling poultry workers

Pope Francis has made a surprise donation to struggling poultry workers in Italy. The regional newspaper Il Quotidiano del...