Assisi

  • 11 Apr 2012

    More than 250 theologians from 54 countries, representing all the major religions of the world, will meet in Assisi, on 17 April to discuss ecumenism and inter-faith dialogue.

  • 2 Dec 2011

    A recent press comment from Mennonite World Conference acts as a helpful reminder of an important declaration inviting belief communities - faith-based and otherwise - to commit to peace in the midst of a world still riven with conflict and religiously- or ideologically-sanctioned violence.

  • 28 Oct 2011

    A great obstacle to a just peace today is the high level of unemployment among young people all over the world, says Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches. It feels as though we are gambling with the welfare and happiness of a whole generation. Yet we need the vision and the courage of young people to help make vital changes, not least when we see how they are leading processes of democratization and peace in many countries today.

  • 28 Oct 2011

    The cross "is not for crusades but a sign of God’s love embracing everybody", the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches says.