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The Middle East and North Africa, including its Christian communities, will continue to be a locus of concern for the WCC, its General Secretary affirms.
Dr Wedad Abbas Tawfik has told the WCC 10th Assembly of her experiences and hopes for change as a Coptic Christian from Egypt.
The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches has asked how, in a world mired by violence, the “God of life” can lead people, towards justice and peace.
Peace with justice is a theme central to the work of the World Council of Churches, Walter Altmann, its Central Committee moderator, says.
The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches opened on 30 October in Busan, Korea, with the theme “God of life, lead us to justice and peace.”
“They’re coming, they’re coming,” shouts a young women, looking toward the train pulling into platform 6 at Busan Station. When the doors open, people get off with large suitcases.
Justice and peace were highlighted topics during events leading up to the World Council of Churches (WCC) 10th Assembly which starts this week in Korea.
Participants from the global membership of the World Council of Churches have gathered for a Women and Men’s Pre-assembly programme.
Over 200 international theology students of varied Christian traditions are participating in the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in the Republic of Korea will be the most diverse gathering of Christians ever, say Ka Hyun MacKenzie Shin and Roddy MacKenzie.