wcc. world council of churches

  • January 24, 2018

    The World Council of Churches and the United Nations Children’s Fund have pledged to deepen their existing collaboration and explore even more joint projects to protect and provide for children.

  • January 22, 2018

    The fourth Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organisations in International Affairs, held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on 22 January 2018, will examine migration and displacement.

  • 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 30, 2017

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo.

  • December 29, 2017

    A theological consultation in Matanzas, Cuba has explored the pastoral and theological questions that the phenomenon of multiple religious belonging poses to Christian churches in Latin America.

  • December 23, 2017

    The people of South Sudan are experiencing the most difficult time in their history of suffering and self-destruction, says the South Sudan Council of Churches, reaching out with an Advent and Christmas message of hope.

  • December 19, 2017

    World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has condemned an attack at a church in Pakistan that killed at least eight people and injured dozens of others. Tveit expressed sorrow for the lives lost in the suicide bomb and gun attack.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • December 10, 2017

    In a sermon at the Trinity Church in Oslo, Norway on 9 December 2017 , the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, reflected on peacemakers: those who create trust and foster good relations, those who try to bring out the best in us, those who attempt to solve conflicts.