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The WCC has welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees dialogue on faith communities and protection of displaced peoples.
The United States economic blockade against Cuba has forced the postponement of the 6th General Assembly of the Latin American Council of Churches
Economic, political and social well-being in Guatemala is still at risk 16 years after the country's peace accord, an ecumenical delegation has noted.
Churches in Africa have a great capacity to inspire their members to be agents of change and transformation, says Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri.
The World Council of Churches wants young communication professionals to work for its upcoming 2013 Assembly in the Republic of Korea.
Ethical behaviour and prayer are vital tools in the struggle against climate change, according to an interfaith panel at the COP18/CMP8 Doha meeting.
Churches "cannot challenge injustice if they cannot recognise its entrenched presence within the church itself,” a WCC working group has said.
Patriarch Ignatius IV (Hazim) of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East passed away on 5 December 2012 in Lebanon.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a “dehumanising practice”, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, says.
Years of civil war and arms imports since the '80s have created a tough situation in Latin America, making prevention of weapons proliferation difficult.