ecumenical

  • October 1, 2018

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit is visiting Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Antigua from 29 September to 9 October. He will be preaching, meeting with religious leaders and visiting communities.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • June 28, 2016

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) has welcomed three new member churches to the ecumenical fellowship and also admitted two others to interim membership status.

  • June 6, 2016

    Nearly 30 young ecumenical leaders from 14 Asian countries have gathered at the Jakarta Theological Seminary in Indonesia for the third Youth in Asia Training Programme for Religious Amity (YATRA)

  • April 15, 2016

    Leaders and other representatives of Anglican churches throughout the world have gathered from 8 -19 April  2016 for the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) in Lusaka, Zambia. Participants are celebrating good news of faithful ministries within the communion, while exploring tensions among its provinces.

  • April 8, 2016

    The Secretary of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Gareth J Powell, with other senior Methodist representatives from around the world, were received by Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican yesterday.

  • April 4, 2016

    Pope Francis and senior Methodist representatives from around the world will take part in a series of events to mark the opening of the new Methodist Ecumenical Office in Rome.

  • February 12, 2015

    Two major ecumenical Christian bodies in Asia have new leaders and will looking to extend the work of justice and peace in the region

  • January 28, 2015

    Action of the World Council of Churches more than four decades ago raised the profile of environmental issues, and in the process helping to galvanise the ecological movement in communist East Germany, says Ekklesia associate Dr Stephen Brown. This became the soil for the independent ecology groups in the 1980s as one of the forms of dissent that culminated in East Germany’s 1989 peaceful revolution.