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The General Secretary of the Council for World Mission has called for a new financial and economic architecture at an ecumenical conference in Brazil.
A conference on 'Sustainable Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Ecological Justice' is being held at the Orthodox Academy of Crete 26-30 September.
The World Council of Churches General Secretary Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has urged direct engagement in the current financial and social crisis in and beyond Europe.
A World Council of Churches sponsored hearing has urged the Pakistani government to take steps to stop abuse of the blasphemy law.
A public hearing on the “Misuse of blasphemy law and religious minorities in Pakistan”, organised by the World Council of Churches, is being held in Geneva.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has expressed great “regret” over the making of a film offensive to Muslims.
Christian leaders representing 90 per cent of the world’s Christians have issued an appeal to governments negotiating the first global Arms Trade Treaty: Keep ammunition in the treaty.
The World Council of Churches has called on churches and congregations around the world to observe an International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September.
The Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has appealed to the UN to give “a stronger and clearer mandate” to Kofi Annan’s Syrian peace initiative.
Church activists from the Philippines have criticised the Aquino government for not being able to improve the situation regarding human rights violations.