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...

Coming soon: WCC puppet show helps children everywhere learn about their rights

Puppet characters Theo and Popette are helping children worldwide understand what the World Council of Churches (WCC) is, and how it works...

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...

Pope Begins Lightening Visit to Morocco

03/30/2019 Morocco (International Christian Concern) – The Pope is spending the weekend in Morocco, his first trip to a North African country and...

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...

WCC Central Committee leadership meets in Geneva

The leadership of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee is meeting on 27-28 March at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

Churches call for support amid devastation caused by Cyclone Idai

More than 100,000 people are still stranded from massive flooding caused by a devastating cyclone and heavy rainfall in Mozambique and neighboring...

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...

Papuan villagers share their wounds with WCC Pilgrim Team

In the small village of Kaliki, men, women and children are on their feet, dancing, accompanied by drum rolls, as an international...

Philippine Bishops, Christian NGO Protest ‘Red-tagging’ from Manila

03/16/2019 Philippines (International Christian Concern) – In the last week, multiple church groups and NGOs have come out to condemn Manila’s wrongful accusations...
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US bishops oppose Trump immigration plan, say families are foundational

Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference voiced concern over President Donald Trump’s new immigration plan, stressing that families should be strengthened and...

WCC sends 70th anniversary greetings to Church and Peace

World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings to Church and Peace commemorating the organization’s 70th anniversary.

Christian Leaders in Sri Lanka Condemn Attacks on Muslim Communities

05/19/2019 Sri Lanka (International Christian Concern) – Following widespread reports of anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka, the country’s Christian leaders have released a...