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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.
Negotiations in Doha have achieved little to achieve a binding treaty to reverse the current trends in climate change, a churches' delegation says.
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.