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The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has led prayers for the numerous young victims who have had their names recorded in Kingston, Jamaica, since 2008.
Jamaican national leaders have welcomed a global churches' delegation as part of the week-long International Ecumenical Peace Convocation.
The World Council of Churches will be web streaming the plenary sessions and special events of the upcoming International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) from 18-24 May 2011.
With major speakers and an ambitious theme, the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) will begin next week in Kingston, Jamaica.
Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, has made his first official visit to the World Council of Churches.
The WCC general secretary hopes that an inter-Palestinian agreement will strengthen the search for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Israel/Palestine.
Churches in India have been asked to tackle "institutional casteism" at a meeting organised by the World Council of Churches and Indian Christian groups.
A church-backed week-long series of global events to promote a just peace in Israel and Palestine will take place from 29 May to 4 June 2011.
Power and political will being used in Libya “must be directed away from the use of armed force”, says the head of a major world churches' body.