justice and peace

  • June 10, 2019

    The regional presidents of the World Council of Churches have sent special greetings to churches around the world celebrating Pentecost.

  • May 30, 2019

    The  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has released a collection of daily observances that call people to face the painful truth of gun violence and work for its prevention.

  • March 9, 2019

    Mortality, weakness, poverty and oppression – the Ash Wednesday service throws light on what is wrong in the world and ourselves.

  • March 6, 2019

    The Christian Council of Asia has gathered representatives of seven religions to meet with the participants of the World Council of Churches Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace Reference Group to discuss relevant issues about religion and their implications to Asian society.

  • February 5, 2019

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has urged an international, interreligious conference in Abu-Dhabi to use their religious influence and institutions to nurture tolerance and respect through the transcendent value and concrete practices of love.

  • November 12, 2018

    As 11 November 2018 marked 100 years since the end of the First World War, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) paid tribute to nursing staff who have been killed in conflict.

  • 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.

  • September 17, 2018

    An interreligious consultation on ‘Interreligious Dialogue and Liberation’ jointly organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Council for World Mission, Singapore has explored the promise and possibilities inherent in integrating liberationist concerns to interreligious dialogue

  • August 22, 2018

    Take one stand-up comedian and mediator, an actor, activist and biblical scholar, a team of peace activists, and a handful of turbulent priests. Each one exploring the connection between spirituality and activism. Add to that, Quaker worship in stillness that settles, calms and opens hearts. This week, Quakers are offering this mix to thousands at Greenbelt Festival.

  • August 21, 2018

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, as head of a delegation visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo, offered a sermon encouraging peacemakers during an ecumenical service in the Protestant Cathedral in Kinshasa on 19 August 2018.