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The World Council of Churches has expressed deep sorrow to all mourning the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines flight 17.
The World Council of Churches has recommended ways for churches to work to end nuclear dangers and respond to those affected by continuing nuclear tragedies.
A communiqué adopted at a World Council of Churches consultation this month calls for serious action on trafficking.
A spate of European and North American church bodies are entering agreements recognising each other’s baptisms.
The general secretary of the WCC has expressed solidarity with 5,000 Palestinian men, women and children in Israeli jails.
Two major church-related development networks have condemned the forced displacement of Palestinians in the West Bank
Prayers for peace in Ukraine, and for the success of talks, have been requested by the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit from the WCC.
The General Secretary of the WCC has addressed the theme “Free to speak, believe and serve” at the Synod of the Church of Norway.
The World Council of Churches has announced a major consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula.
At an ecumenical consultation, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons has noted that human trafficking is on the rise across the globe.