• June 5, 2018

    The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for “calm and restraint”, following violent clashes between demonstrators and riot police in Mali’s capital Bamako.

  • April 25, 2018

    Calling for more diplomacy, dialogue and mediation to head off conflicts before they break out, United Nations officials has urged a gathering of world leaders to help strengthen a new approach to sustaining peace, which aims to put prevention at the heart of the UN's work.

  • April 21, 2018

    More than 160 people attended the WCC-Focolare joint event  on 18 April, opened by the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC General Secretary, and Fr Jesús Morán, co-president of the Focolare Movement.

  • March 10, 2018

    The National Council of Churches of Korea has commented on the news that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea while agreeing to cease missile tests, has requested a summit meeting with the United States, and that President Trump has agreed to a meeting by May.

  • February 25, 2018

    The Lutheran World Federation has welcomed a recent resolution by the German Catholic bishops' conference to make it possible for Catholic-Lutheran married couples to receive the Eucharist together.

  • February 12, 2018

    Over 200 mosques across the UK are getting set to open their doors on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque Day 2018 with the aim of building more bridges between communities.

  • February 11, 2018

    Following debate at the General Synod, the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission is to undertake further refinement and clarification on proposals that would see the Church of England and the Methodist Church enter into a relationship of communion and enable an interchange of their presbyteral ministries.

  • February 9, 2018

    As part of a Pilgrimage Reference Group meeting in Bogota, Colombia from 6-10 February, a WCC delegation has visited the headquarters of the Conference of Latin American Bishops.

  • January 6, 2018

    World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and a WCC delegation will visit member churches in China 7-16 January 2018. The historic visit will begin the celebration of the WCC’s 70th anniversary.

  • December 16, 2017

    More than 40 religious leaders from Iraq gathered in Beirut under the auspices of the World Council of Churches for three days of constructive interfaith dialogue to identify and analyse opportunities and challenges related to cohesion and highlight the role of religious leaders in restoring inclusive multi-religious and multi-cultural communities in Iraq after years of conflict.