Category - reconciliation

  • April 30, 2018

    A leader in Colombia’s administration in Bogota at the third Global Gathering of the Global Christian Forum (GCF) has praised the Christian community and religious groups for the role they have paid in the South American country’s peace process.

  • March 2, 2018

    Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has said that churches can play a fundamental role in building peace in Colombia. 

  • February 19, 2018

    The Moderator of the Church of Scotland will join Pope Francis to call for a day of prayer for peace, on 23 February 2018, when Christians and people of all faith traditions will seek to end conflict in war torn parts of the world, especially the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

  • January 29, 2018

    Preaching at the Beijing Gangwashi Church in China, World Council of Churches Asia president, the Rev Dr Sang Chang explored the question of where Christianity is headed in the 21st century.

  • December 23, 2017

    The people of South Sudan are experiencing the most difficult time in their history of suffering and self-destruction, says the South Sudan Council of Churches, reaching out with an Advent and Christmas message of hope.

  • December 16, 2017

    More than 40 religious leaders from Iraq gathered in Beirut under the auspices of the World Council of Churches for three days of constructive interfaith dialogue to identify and analyse opportunities and challenges related to cohesion and highlight the role of religious leaders in restoring inclusive multi-religious and multi-cultural communities in Iraq after years of conflict.

  • December 14, 2017

    Amid continuing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Christians in Seoul are hoping the fragile light of candles will illumine a path to peace. Along with Christian groups around the world, they are holding candlelight vigils for peace during the season of Advent.

  • January 24, 2017

    On 18 January , the first day of world celebrations of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017, an ecumenical prayer service took place at the Sacré Coeur church in Geneva, Switzerland, drawing more than 70 people from various congregations and denominations.

  • January 18, 2017

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. As 2017 marks the commemoration of the Reformation, the week of prayer will reflect on the legacy of the Reformation and the current spirit of reconciliation in Christ.

  • October 5, 2016

    The World Council of Churches co-organised a discussion in Geneva on 28 September entitled Rebuilding from below: The role of local civil society in South Sudan.