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With major speakers and an ambitious theme, the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) will begin next week in Kingston, Jamaica.
Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, has made his first official visit to the World Council of Churches.
The WCC general secretary hopes that an inter-Palestinian agreement will strengthen the search for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Israel/Palestine.
Churches in India have been asked to tackle "institutional casteism" at a meeting organised by the World Council of Churches and Indian Christian groups.
A church-backed week-long series of global events to promote a just peace in Israel and Palestine will take place from 29 May to 4 June 2011.
Power and political will being used in Libya “must be directed away from the use of armed force”, says the head of a major world churches' body.
An Dalit-led international colloquium on Caste, Religion and Culture will be held in Cochin, Karala, India, from 1-4 May, it has been announced.
Participants at a recent consultation on theological education have called for comprehensive Christian leadership development of both lay and ordained.
For the first time since 1915, April 24 falls on Easter Sunday in the Armenian church calendar - also Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.