Category - wcc

  • November 7, 2013

    WCC Assembly participants have visited Jeju Island in an act of solidarity with those protesting about the building of a naval base there.

  • November 6, 2013

    A 'safe space' created for dialogue on human sexuality featured stories of pain, exclusion and violence at the WCC Assembly.

  • November 6, 2013

    On 9 July 2011, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation. Today it is estimated to be home to more than 11 million people and is geographically one of the larger countries in Africa. The Sudanese churches have been part of the struggle and aspiration for peace and security, reports J. Ayana McCalman. But in a land rich in natural resources, there is also a need to address the humanitarian situation and significant human needs.

  • November 6, 2013

    It was a real pleasure for me to learn that the WCC 10th General Assembly in Busan, South Korea, elected HH Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians at Holy Etchmiadzin in Armenia, as one of its new co-presidents.

  • November 5, 2013

    WCC Assembly participants have been learning about the reality of living in Palestinian occupied territory, through images, presentation and conversations.

  • November 5, 2013

    The experiences and voices of a centre run by the Presbyterian Church in South Korea provide important lessons concerning the multiple insecurities felt by 'migrant wives', as the women are called, in a fast moving society. Naveen Qayyum, from Pakistan, reflects on the issues raised about migration and the experience of women at the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly meeting in Busan.

  • November 5, 2013

    The World Council of Churches 10th Assembly has hosted a plenary session on the quest for Christian unity in a global, mixed-belief context.

  • November 5, 2013

    National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald has spoken about the "living relationship" that indigenous people have with the land.

  • November 4, 2013

    Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish and Buddhist leaders have marked the significance of water in various religious traditions.

  • November 4, 2013

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the division between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea).