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A physician, educator and former World Council of Church staff member is on the Philippines Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board.
Churches in South Sudan say “we are tired of war”, stressing the urgency to “work for peace and rebuild what has been destroyed”.
A new church resource book on HIV and AIDS has been launched in the Philippines to address the country’s HIV epidemic.
The WCC says drones pose a “serious threats to humanity” while setting “dangerous precedents in inter-state relations”.
The immediate end of the suffering of the people in Syria “must now be the focus for all parties" says the WCC.
The World Council of Churches' general secretary has warned of “adverse effects” from the recent Swiss vote on immigration.
Faith leaders can show another way to war and violence, says Bartholomew, Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople.
The World Council of Churches is focusing on the churches’ efforts toward a “pilgrimage for justice and peace”.
Dr Walter Altmann, a Brazilian Lutheran pastor who has played a key role in promoting Christian unity and common action, turned 70 on Tuesday.
WCC staff working on inter-religious coop aeration have welcomed representatives of the Catholic Church to Geneva.