Category - ecumenism

  • October 19, 2013

    In a collection of essays, former students of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey share how their years at the Institute created some of their fondest memories.

  • September 30, 2013

    A long time academic at the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey, Dr Paul J. Isaak, has been appointed as director of elections for Namibia.

  • September 13, 2013

    A World Council of Churches (WCC) seminar has marked the strengthening of relationships between the WCC and the Global Christian Forum (GCF).

  • September 10, 2013

    A joint commission of the Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain wants renewed efforts to fulfil the hope of unity.

  • August 26, 2013

    Ecumenism, justice and peace were the focus during the World Council of Churches General Secretary's recent visit to churches in the USA.

  • August 1, 2013

    Two ecumenical councils in South Sudan and Sudan have now been established, following South Sudan’s independence from Sudan in 2011.

  • July 15, 2013

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary has welcomed the first-ever joint assembly of the Anglican and Evangelical Lutheran Churches of Canada.

  • June 10, 2013

    The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working simultaneously for peace and social justice, the rebuilding of human bonds of collaboration locally and globally, and the renewal of worship. This past weekend it has been celebrating its 75th anniversary.

  • June 10, 2013

    Religious faith and practice can make the most committed and powerful contributions to reconciliation and to economic justice. It can also use texts and traditions to avoid responsibility and to commit selfish or harmful actions, says Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches. Speaking to the UN, he offers an inspiring yet honest vision of the way churches and other religious communities can make a vital contribution to building justice and peace for the whole of humanity, while being held necessarily accountable before God and the world they are intended to serve.

  • June 7, 2013

    Latin American and Cuban churches have called for 'an ecumenism of concrete gestures' at a recent regional meeting in Havana.