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A broad range of Christian churches and groups have met to make recommendations for significant advances in Christian unity and interreligious cooperation.
Despite many divisions and dissensions, Christian communities across the world have observed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity this January.
Traditionally celebrated between 18 and 25 January (in the northern hemisphere) or at Pentecost (in the southern hemisphere), the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity mobilises countless congregations and parishes around the world.
A global churches' consultation on “Safe Spaces - transforming faith communities” has been held this week at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.
The head of the World Council of Churches, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has stressed peacemaking and action for justice as key fruits of the Christian gospel.
Africa's churches are being challenged to lead the struggle to increase rights for disabled people, following a conference held in Kenya.
Church leaders from 22 WCC member churches in Indonesia and East Timor were present along with ecumenical networks at a recent conference in Bali.
Migration activists, migrant church leaders and representatives of ecumenical groups from Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been meeting this week.
This culture of violence against women has been strongly challenged in a World Council of Churches workshop on “transformative masculinities”.
The World Council of Churches is organising a regional conference in Lebanon from 5-7 December to address the global issues of migration.