• November 24, 2019

    Churches across the Korean Peninsula will mark the year 2020 as a 'jubilee year' and as they commemorate 70 years since since the Korean War, religious leaders are pledging to redouble  their ongoing efforts for stronger peace and reunification.

  • November 9, 2019

    Thirty years ago when the Berlin Wall fell, the Nicolaikirche in Leipzig had gained a reputation as a gathering point for events signalling the end of an era of communist rule in what was then East Germany.

  • July 21, 2018

    The Korean Christian Federation Central Committee (North Korea) and the National Council of Churches in Korea (South Korea) have composed their annual joint prayer for peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula for 2018.

  • June 25, 2018

    A two-day historic meeting involving church leaders from North and South of the Korea has ended in Geneva with the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula issuing a call to “Seek Peace and Pursue It.”

  • June 12, 2018

    The World Council of Churches has expressed hope for a successful outome to the North Korea-United States summit.

  • December 14, 2017

    Amid continuing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Christians in Seoul are hoping the fragile light of candles will illumine a path to peace. Along with Christian groups around the world, they are holding candlelight vigils for peace during the season of Advent.

  • April 12, 2014

    The World Council of Churches has announced a major consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula.

  • October 31, 2013

    “They’re coming, they’re coming,” shouts a young women, looking toward the train pulling into platform 6 at Busan Station. When the doors open, people get off with large suitcases.

  • October 11, 2013

    A Peace Train has started its journey from Berlin, Germany through Russia and China to northeast Asia and the WCC 10th assembly in Busan, Korea.

  • August 12, 2007

    In recent years South Korean churches have come to be known for their spectacular growth rate, the fastest of any Asian nation. Less known is the role Korea's churches have played in working for peace and reunification of their divided country.