WCC commemorates World AIDS Day with focus on making a difference, community by community

For World AIDS Day 2019, the World Council of Churches (WCC) embraces the theme "Communities make the difference." World...

Catholics leaders in US call for nationwide limit on payday loan interest

Catholics in the US are pushing for a national, bipartisan bill that would limit the interest rate on payday and car title...

Churches called to “break new ground” in gender justice

World Council of Churches (WCC) representatives involved in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women say its outcomes reflect many...

WCC expresses sympathies and condemnation in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed heartfelt sympathies to the Tree of Life synagogue and to the city...

Indochinese Pastors’ Seminar was held in Thailand

From September 4 to 5, 2018, Indochinese Pastors' Seminar was held for approximately a hundred pastors from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam in Mae...

New Documentary Explores Birthplace of the Jesus Movement and How the First Christian Rock...

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Homelessness is not a new problem. In the fall of 1967, it was an overwhelming issue...

Amid church interventions, millions worldwide will experience hunger, warns report

Church and related organizations’ response to food crises globally may need to be strengthened following the findings of a new report which...

WCC releases “Health and Hope” online publication as a resource amid COVID-19 pandemic

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has newly released an online publication, “Health and Hope: The Church in Mission and Unity,” a...

Churches in Nigeria promote rights of women with disabilities

“The church has lots of roles in removing barriers that prevent persons with disabilities from living a fulfilled life. All are created...

California Knights of Columbus Respond to Coronavirus Announce at Home Initiative for Catholics Temporarily...

As the world confronts the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the world, announce a...
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Church demolished overnight by Hindu nationalists

A church in Khammam District in India’s Telangana state was demolished on 31 August at around 2am. It is believed the perpetrators...

Salvadoran imprisoned for 1989 killings of 5 Jesuit priests

A former colonel of the Salvadoran military, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, has been convicted in a Spanish court for is participation in...

Online prayer service to observe World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

An online morning prayer hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 14 September will be specially focused on the World...