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The head of the WCC has offered condolences to the Mandela family on behalf of 345 churches representing some 550 million Christians around the world.
The International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa sees sexual and gender-based violence as perpetuating the continued spread of HIV and AIDS.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend events in honour of Nelson Mandela.
The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has given thanks to God for Nelson Mandela’s life, which he calls a gift to South Africa and the world.
Activists from indigenous communities in Guatemala and Colombia have been presenting cases to a UN business and human rights forum.
The recent Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis concerning the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world has been welcomed by the WCC.
At the 19th Conference of Parties' UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, faith communities called for a just climate deal to be adopted in 2015.
World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has welcomed the interim agreement between Iran and six world powers.
Participants in the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute, part of the WCC assembly, “believe in the future of the ecumenical movement.”
The World Council of Churches has issued a message of solidarity to victims of the typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.