Churches respond to violence in the USA

A wave of shootings in the United States has prompted lament, condolences and condemnations from US churches and the World Council of...

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...

After deadly shipwreck, Pope Francis appeals for safety of migrants

As up to 150 migrants are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, Pope Francis made an...

Remembrance of St. Volodymyr the Great and the Day of baptism of rus celebrated...

The Day of Remembrance of the Holy and Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Volodymyr of Kyiv is marked on 28 July. He was the grandson...

WCC deputy general secretary commends experience, spirituality within Christian Council of Mozambique

World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy general secretary Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri joined the 64th General Conference and 70th Anniversary of the...

Children’s HIV treatment target missed – and what steps to take

The target set by world leaders in 2016 to get 1.6 million children ages 0-14 living with HIV on treatment by 2018...

An Asian outlook on today’s ecumenical challenges

When leaders of eight regional ecumenical organizations gathered at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland, earlier this month to further strengthen ecumenical...

Lviv to become a meeting venue for active laity from Europe and Ukraine

The 30th Anniversary Colloquium of the European Parishes (CEP) to be held from July 27 to August 1 will gather in Lviv the clergymen...

WCC general secretary meets with Indigenous representative from Latin America

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit met last week with Rev. Miguel Salanic, from Guatemala, ...

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...
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Citing El Paso shooting, US bishops condemn divisive, hateful rhetoric

Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference on issues of immigration and racism denounced xenophobic and dehumanizing language in the United States, warning...

Pope Francis: War is always a loss for all humanity

Pope Francis marked the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions Sunday with a message urging the protection of life and human dignity...

Foreign Christians Arrested on Charges of ‘Converting’ in Nepal

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released on...