Category - kobia

  • 20 Aug 2010

    Former World Council of Churches general secretary Samuel Kobia, says a planned January 2011 referendum for Southern Sudan must go ahead.

  • 16 Oct 2008

    As the global food crisis continues to unfold and impact on the poorest, World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has called on international institutions and governments to move into swift action.

  • 4 Jul 2008

    After "what can be described as a façade election", the World Council of Churches has called for global action and the protection of Zimbabweans "against increased and continued violence".

  • 31 Jan 2008

    For the first time, a general secretary of the World Council of Churches has taken part with a pope in a Rome service to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which ended last week, recalling the centenary of this initiative born in the United States in 1908.

  • 27 Nov 2007

    Good faith, multilateral participation and adherence to the rule of law are essential if the Annapolis Middle East Conference starting today is to be a success, World Council of Churches' chief Dr Samuel Kobia has written to the key participants.

  • 23 Nov 2007

    In face of "escalating human rights violations," the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has announced stronger ecumenical advocacy efforts to bring the Philippines under international scrutiny.

  • 24 Oct 2007

    At a high-profile interfaith dialogue for peace in Naples, Italy, earlier this week, gathered religious and political leaders and intellectuals from five continents committed themselves to tackling the causes of global conflict.

  • 15 Aug 2007

    In a gesture of support toward the families of the Korean hostages being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and a Methodist minister from Kenya, visited them yesterday while on a trip to Korea.

  • 14 Jul 2007

    In order to fight poverty, Africa needs to mobilize similar efforts to those rallied against colonialism, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia has told Tanzanian church leaders.

  • 1 May 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches says that the Gospel needs to be announced in a non-domineering and peaceful way to a divided and violent world. He urges learning lessons from the past.