Category - ecumencal

  • January 20, 2016

    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) have invited Lutheran churches and Catholic bishops’ conferences across the world to make use of a jointly-developed Common Prayer to prepare commemorations for the 500 years of the Reformation in 2017.

  • February 18, 2008

    Representatives on the governing body of the 349 member World Council of Churches, which brings together Orthodox, Protestant and Anglican Christians and cooperates with the Roman Catholic Church, have been exploring a wider grouping.

  • April 18, 2007

    The widespread availability of deadly weapons links the Virginia Tech killings to 'wanton violence' elsewhere in the world, says World Council of Churches chief Samuel Kobia. He wants proper gun controls.