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The WCC General Secretary has welcomed publication of an open letter by a group of 126 Muslim scholars to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, leader of IS.
Biblical reflections marked the end of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI) in a service at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva.
In response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the WCC has brought together reps of Christian aid organisations and UN agencies to escalate their efforts.
Eight more governments are ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) during high-level meetings at the United Nations.
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