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  • January 10, 2008

    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has called upon all Kenyan political leaders to keep moving towards dialogue while praising the countries' churches for their role in peacemaking.

  • January 3, 2008

    The head of the World Council of Churches has called on Kenya's two main political parties to "turn urgently from partisan postures and negotiate in good faith to reach a non-violent, political solution" to their electoral dispute.

  • December 7, 2007

    Concern about undue pressure exerted by the European Union on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries to sign interim Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) by the end of the year has been expressed by World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev Dr Samuel Kobia.

  • December 4, 2007

    Religious prejudice has hampered HIV prevention and treatment around the world, but faith groups are also a key part of the solution.

  • December 3, 2007

    Face to face with violence and death, churches in the Philippines are helping to build peace in a country where armed conflict continues to rage, says Maurice Melanes. Christian-Muslim cooperation is an important part of the alternative agenda.

  • November 28, 2007

    Church leaders in the Middle East region and across the world are giving a cautious but hopeful initial response to the proposals coming out of the Annapolis summit in Maryland, USA, concerning sustainable peace in Israel and Palestine.

  • November 27, 2007

    Good faith, multilateral participation and adherence to the rule of law are essential if the Annapolis Middle East Conference starting today is to be a success, World Council of Churches' chief Dr Samuel Kobia has written to the key participants.

  • November 27, 2007

    Nigerian Methodist Archbishop Michael Kehinde Stephen has been chosen to moderate the Continuing Committee on Ecumenism in the 21st Century, a group assigned to monitor and encourage initiatives in a global quest for Christian unity.

  • November 26, 2007

    As churches throughout the world absorb the significance of the recent ground-breaking Global Christian Forum, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has made a new appointment to a post aimed at promoting dialogue on key issues.

  • November 23, 2007

    In face of "escalating human rights violations," the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has announced stronger ecumenical advocacy efforts to bring the Philippines under international scrutiny.