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The leader of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church, Makane Yesus. has welcomed the leadership role of the WCC within the wider ecumenical community.
The General Secretary of the WCC has had separate meetings with the partriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and with the country's president.
The General Secretary of the WCC has praised churches in Africa for their resilience against the challenges they face, but has also urged them to be self-critical.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has written to the UN Secretary-General urging economic change to embed anti-poverty goals.
The International Day of Prayer for Peace attracted a guge range of participants from around the globe, reports the World Council of Churches.
Church and civil society groups from around the world will gather in Geneva from 27 September to 1 October for the sixth United Nations Advocacy Week.
To get clean water supplies to a village in Tanzania, direct action is sometimes needed, says Moses Kulaba from Norwegian Church Aid.
The WCC is inviting Christians to observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace by giving special attention to peacemaking projects in Africa.
A team travelling on behalf of the World Council of Churches has been welcomed to the Northern Territory of Australia by an Aboriginal elder.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has sent a message of peace to Muslim leaders, marking the end of Ramadan.