Festivities and dialogue launch new WCC journal

A lively interchange on the rapidly changing landscape of interreligious encounter marked the  launch of a new journal at the Ecumenical Centre...

Ukraine joins International Religious Freedom Alliance

The United States has been joined by 26 other countries in a new International Religious Freedom Alliance that seeks to reduce religious persecution across...

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invited His Holiness Pope Francis to visit the capital and the...

The audience of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the First Lady Olena Zelenska with His Holiness Pope Francis took place in Vatican...

WCC receives Geneva Engage Award

The World Council of Churches (WCC) was nominated as a top non-governmental organization and received a 4th place in the Geneva Engage Award...

WCC general secretary appointed as presiding bishop for Church of Norway

On 30 January, the Church Council of the Church of Norway appointed World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav...

Korean pilgrims confer at WCC on a 1,000-day pilgrimage for peace on Korean Peninsula

On day 847 of a 1,000-day pilgrimage for peace on the Korean Peninsula, the Bargn Nuri Community stopped at the World Council...

Middle East Council of Churches urges prayer and action for peace

Upon completion of a meeting in Cyprus on 21-22 January, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches released a...

WCC regrets rejection of youth activists’ appeal over climate crisis

As a US federal appeals court ordered dismissal of a lawsuit brought by 21 youth plaintiffs against the federal government over the...

Bible app brings Week of Prayer to on-the-go people across the globe

Bring the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity to your phone, computer or tablet - wherever you are - with the Bible-reading...

CSW calls for UK to raise spike in abductions and violence in London talks...

CSW is calling on the government of the United Kingdom to raise the general deterioration in security in Nigeria with President Muhammadu...
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Nigerian Christians ask for prayers after 38 killed in five attacks in a week

Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria, have asked for prayers for peace after 38 believers were killed in five successive murderous attacks in...

Major Islamic and Jewish holidays may become state holidays

Volodymyr Zelensky signed Decree No. 303/2020 of the President of Ukraine 'On determining the status of certain religious holidays' on July 30.

Pastor in Nepal Released After More Than Three Months in Jail

08/02/2020 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – According to Morning Star News, Pastor Keshab Raj Acharya, who was arrested in March on charges of...