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...

Many join in prayer for Christian unity

Many from the global circle of the World Council of Churches (WCC) fellowship and friends are praying for Christian unity as they...

UN expert presents preliminary findings on situation of freedom of religion or belief

The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief (FoRB), Dr Ahmed Shaheed, presented his preliminary findings on the situation of FoRB...

WCC expresses hope for work of the Syrian Constitutional Committee

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed great hopes for the success of the work of...

Pope Francis on Christmas: Christ’s light is greater than the darkness of world’s conflicts

On Christmas, Pope Francis prayed for Christ to bring light to the instability in Iraq, Lebanon, Venezuela, Yemen, Ukraine, Burkina Faso, and...

CSW welcomes government’s pledge to co-operate with the International Criminal Court

CSW welcomes a statement issued by the transitional government of Sudan on 11 February, pledging to hand over those indicted by the...

Pope Francis prays for those who weep from coronavirus loneliness or loss

In his Sunday homily, Pope Francis said it is a grace to weep with those who weep as many people suffer from...

Hunger in Venezuela becoming ‘a fuel more dangerous than gasoline’

An archbishop in Venezuela warned that desperation is growing in the country, as the national coronavirus quarantine measures have compounded a tenuous...

WCC Executive Committee to hold virtual meeting, pray for world burdened by COVID-19

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee will meet virtually on 1-3 June, offering solidarity to a world in which many...

‘You are not forgotten,’ Vatican cardinal tells seafarers on Sea Sunday

A Vatican cardinal urged Catholics Sunday to exercise a “preferential option for the poor” for seafarers serving on the front line of...
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Bishop Burbidge: The pandemic is our ‘Pentecost moment’

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...