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On 24 December 2014 an international law to regulate the global trade in armaments and ammunition enters into force.
Churches in Japan "are true witnesses of Jesus Christ through their words and deeds", says WCC General Secretary Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
After the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons and two earlier conferences, 44 states present call for a ban on nuclear weapons.
Quakers in Britain are calling on politicians to find the moral courage and political leadership to work for a nuclear ban treaty.
One of the tag-lines for our annual appeal (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/annualappeal2014) this year is "Christmas truce? Help make it permanent."
A World Council of Churches rep has joined a representative of the Moscow Patriarch to visit Ukraine and to encourage efforts toward peace.
A new report published today shows that the armed forces visited four fifths of state secondary schools within a two year period, between 2010-2012.
A group of Scottish football fans, including former Homeless World Cup players, will play in a Belgian tournament to commemorate the ‘Christmas Truce’ match.
The WCC has extended sympathies to those bereaved or wounded in Pershawar, offering prayers for the victims and their families, for their communities.