wcc. world council of churches

  • October 13, 2018

    The European Christian Environmental Network, after meeting in Katowice, Poland, has issued a statement calling on governments and political decision makers to work for a sustainable future and adequate mechanisms to support the most vulnerable people.

  • 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

  • September 4, 2018

    The World Council of Churches has expressed deep regret over the decision by the government of the USA to withdraw all funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees.

  • 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.

  • August 14, 2018

    'On the Move is the theme, as 12 Dutch and 12 international youth gather for a Youth Pilgrimage in the Netherlands on 21-23 August 2018.

  • August 5, 2018

    Heads of churches in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories have reacted with dismay and concern to the Israeli Knesset’s adoption on 19 July 2018 of a new Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People.

  • July 29, 2018

    Participants at the Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering observed the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand on 22 July 2018.

  • 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.

  • July 5, 2018

    The World Council of Churches Working Group on Climate Change has met in Buenos Aires to explore the concept of "just transitions" and to plan its engagement in the 24th Conference of Parties (COP 24) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in December.