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The huge growth of Pentecostalism is changing the global landscape of Christianity but also putting disparities into sharp relief, the WCC has been told.
The top official of the World Council of Churches has praised the Egyptian people for demonstrating that change is possible through non-violent means.
The moderator of the WCC Central Committee says that unity, justice and peace should be the common theme for the next assembly of the world’s largest ecumenical body.
Experience reinforces the conviction that churches are “called to be one” in both faith and action for a just peace with dignity for all. says the General Secretary of the WCC.
The annual observation of a world-wide Interfaith Harmony Week is taking place during the first seven days of February 2011.
The plight of Christians in the Middle East and a call for churches to seek just-peace in the world are among the agenda items for the WCC Central Committee.
National Council of Churches USA members have joined the Coptic Orthodox Church in North America in a three-day period of prayer and fasting for Egypt.
This year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, currently running, is drawing on resources produced in partnership with the churches of Jerusalem.
Some 40 theologians, most of them indigenous and representing different regions of the world, will meet in La Paz, Bolivia this weekend.
The US and Russian nuclear arms reduction treaty "is especially meaningful in what is for Christians the season of peace,” says the head of the World Council of Churches.