• February 13, 2013

    A staff member of the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa has been elected General Secretary of the Council of Christian Churches in Angola.

  • February 12, 2013

    One of the possibly unintended consequences of Benedict’s announcement that he is to step down as Pope - something unprecedented in the modern era - is that it might set in motion a dynamic that creates renewed opportunities for ecumenical dialogue by offering a new perspective on the role and place of the papacy, writes long time observer Dr Stephen Brown. He offers an assessment of both the plusses and minuses of the pontiff's period in office from the perspective of inter-Christian relations.

  • January 21, 2013

    “It is impossible to speak exclusively for the unity of the church and be indifferent about the unity of humankind,” says a senior Greek Orthodox theologian.

  • January 19, 2013

    Today, there are serious fissures in our Christian faith, writes Dr Harry Hagopian. We seem to have lost the keen sense that we must be credible interpreters and loyal disciples of God's love to humankind. That, above all, is the nature of the prayer-in-action and action-in-prayer which animates the annual reminder of this continual calling: the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. What is required, perhaps, is a praxis not unlike that of the Early Church -- more basic, and therefore more grounded.

  • January 19, 2013

    Hundreds of thousands of Christians across Britain and Ireland are joining in the 2013 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in churches across these islands.

  • January 19, 2013

    At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of honouring God. Hearts are touched, and people realize that their neighbours' ways are not so strange - says the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

  • January 19, 2013

    Church leaders across the world have expressed sadness over the death of the Rev Dr Toshitsugu Arai, a renowned Asian ecumenical Christian leader.

  • January 5, 2013

    The new issue of The Ecumenical Review features reflections from marginalised communities on the theme of the upcoming World Council of Churches 10th Assembly.

  • December 24, 2012

    The Christmas letter to the heads of other churches from the Archbishop of Canterbury has made a point of remembering the plight of displaced persons globally.

  • December 14, 2012

    The United States economic blockade against Cuba has forced the postponement of the 6th General Assembly of the Latin American Council of Churches