Category - wcc. world council of churches

  • October 8, 2017

    A consultation with the theme 'Ecumenical Perspective on the Role of Women in the Churches' brought together 28 women and men to the Monastero di Bose in northern Italy from 3-7 October.

  • October 3, 2017

    Churches in Korea and in the USA continue to appeal for peaceful dialogue and an end to the threat of military action that has caused profound concern across the world.

  • September 28, 2017

    From Geneva to Bethlehem and across the world, the World Council of Churches World Week of Peace in Israel and Palestine inspired gatherings for prayer, reflection and action last week.

  • September 22, 2017

    Meeting on 12-15 September 2017  in Lisbon, Portugal, the Joint Working Group of the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church focused its work on peace-building and the concerns of migrants.

  • September 16, 2017

    From a photo 'exhibition of hope', to worship resources, to an opportunity for people and churches to share their personal expressions of hope, the World Council of Churches is offering an invitation and accompanying resources to celebrate the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel on 17-24 September 2017.

  • September 11, 2017

    The need for the ecumenical movement is an urgent one today, said World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr.Olav Fykse Tveit,as he spoke last week at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University in Minnesota .

  • September 4, 2017

    As tens of thousands of people coped with the aftermath of flooding in South Asia and the USA, the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, said the WCC fellowship is praying for flood survivors and those helping them.

  • August 28, 2017

    In a speech at the Wittenberg Ecumenical Assembly on 25 August 2017, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, reviewed the work of the ecumenical movement in 2017, describing “an extraordinary ecumenical chance at this point in history.”

  • August 21, 2017

    Following the attack in a popular tourist area of Barcelona, Spain on 17 August 2017, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has called for an end to attacks on innocent people and a unified voice of justice and peace across the world.

  • August 16, 2017

    On Saturday, 12 August 2917 in Charlottesville, Virginia, one woman died and 19 others were injured when a man who, after rallying with white supremacist groups, rammed his car into a crowd. Earlier in the day, two law enforcement officers lost their lives when their helicopter crashed as they patrolled the gathering crowds.