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Key guidelines for ethical and respectful behaviour on the part of missionaries and evangelists have been jointly issued by world Christian bodies.
Church leaders from the Americas and the Caribbean are meeting in Nicaragua, to seek action on the violence of racism and the challenges it poses.
Substantial information on torture and human rights abuses was passed to the Brazilian Attorney General at a ceremony in São Paulo this week.
A conference on the often precarious situation of Christians across the Middle East is to be held in Volos, Greece, from 20 to 22 June 2011.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev Dr Olav Tveit Fykse, arrived on 14 June in São Paulo, Brazil for a six-day visit.
Records of brutal torture and repression suffered under two decades of Brazilian military rule will be returned to the South American country today.
Escalating violence against civilians in Sudan’s disputed South Kordofan State is leading to major humanitarian catastrophe, say Sudanese churches.
As Cuba moves toward a post-Fidel Castro society, its churches are finding ways to "give a Christian witness with integrity" in a state-controlled country.
The head of the WCC says commitment to peace and justice needs to be at the centre of the Christian churches' search for unity if they are to carry conviction.
The former General Secretary of the WCC has described the UN resolution authorising military intervention in Libya a "perilous" political decision.