Students of communication and theology will address questions of media and globalisation and then explore how these relate to the theme of religion in mass media, as part of a global summer school held from 23 to 31 2016 July in Jamaica.
The acting General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, Georges Lemopoulos, has called for prayer and acts of common caring following a murderous attack on holiday makers in the southern French city of Nice.
At a workshop in Ghana, women have collectively asked a question: “Is it not time for women and girls to raise their voices to say what they want as mothers, as widows, as single parents, and as God’s children?”
Yesterday 20 June, was World Refugee Day. The United Nations estimates that every minute eight people flee from war, persecution, or terror. The day is observed to bring attention to their collective struggle and to address the widespread global displacement of millions of people.
Pan-African women of faith from Africa and the African diaspora have in a spiritual pilgrimage deliberated on issues affecting women’s empowerment and the importance of lifting their voices and votes to end hunger and poverty.
To renew relations with churches and religious organisations and to explore possibilities of joint promotion of peace and reconciliation in Ukraine, a staff delegation from the World Council of Churches has visited Kyiv.