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Churches’ attitudes and responses to racism today will come under scrutiny at a conference organized by global church groups this week.
Young Christians from around the world are invited to apply to the World Council of Churches stewards programme for one of two hands-on learning experiences at major ecumenical meetings in 2011, the W
The National Council of Churches in Australia has welcomed plans for a World Council of Churches delegation to visit the country's Indigenous Peoples.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged the world to “choose life” on the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Japan.
Climate change is transforming the lives of people on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, writes Mark Beach. What appears to the outsider to be paradise on earth is an object lesson in how global warming threatens the vulnerable most of all.
The World Council of Churches General Secretary has welcomed the British Methodist Conference's “forward looking" resolutions on a just peace for Palestine and Israel.
World Council of Churches General Secretary Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has welcomed the appointment of Bishop Kurt Koch as new president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
The General Secretary of the WCC says the ecumenical body cannot take a stance on issues of sexuality and women's ordination, because of the different views among its members churches.
World Council of Churches' General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will pay an official visit to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, from 27-29 June.
The formation of the World Communion of Reformed Churches "is a source of inspiration" for Protestants, evangelicals and the wider church, says the General Secretary of the WCC.