Category - pilgrimage

  • December 20, 2016

    As part of an ongoing, multiyear project called 'Walking Together', an international and interreligious group met in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 6-8 December 2016 to explore different facets of the theme 'Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace', which undergirds the World Council of Church’s programmatic focus.

  • May 25, 2016

    From 24 May to 21 June, the Christian Council of Norway  is promoting a pilgrimage from the Norwegian capital Oslo to Trondheim, an important Christian pilgrimage site and the location of the World Council of Churches Central Committee meeting from 22-28 June.

  • November 30, 2015

    Climate campaigners mobilised by Christian Aid, Tearfund, CAFOD and the Church of England marked the end of their 200-mile ‘Pilgrimage2Paris’ yesterday by joining faith leaders and pilgrims from across the world, to deliver petitions with nearly 1.8 million signatures to the UN climate chief.

  • January 28, 2015

    Thousands of people are planning to embark on a pilgrimage of climate justice, on foot or on bicycles, across many parts of the world.

  • January 17, 2015

    As the World Council of Churches (WCC) promotes the vision of a “pilgrimage of justice and peace”, four students from the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland, share their understanding of justice and peace and how they embarked on a pilgrimage of their own. Writer and photographer Sandra Cox talks to them.

  • February 8, 2014

    The World Council of Churches is focusing on the churches’ efforts toward a “pilgrimage for justice and peace”.

  • November 2, 2013

    Christians from around the world at the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly have been sharing in a 'pilgrimage of peace' with host Korean churches.

  • July 5, 2013

    A national ‘Poverty Pilgrimage’, to highlight the plight of those living in poverty, will be launched at the Church of England’s General Synod on 7 July.

  • November 3, 2011

    A new Green Pilgrimage Network has been organised by the Alliance of Religions and Conservation in association with the World Wildlife Fund.

  • September 20, 2011

    This summer, I walked from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. I feel like I'm only just beginning to understand what I learnt on the walk. Here I reflect on the experience and on the lessons I learnt.