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The head of the World Council of Churches has reached out to a global gathering of Evangelicals, saying Christians of different traditions need to learn from each other.
The World Council of Churches General Secretary has welcomed the recent awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.
Peace, migrants' rights, freedom of religion, security and development are the four priority themes adopted by the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs.
What is at stake in Gaza was the question tackled by panelists appearing before approximately 120 participants in the United Nations Advocacy Week.
The leader of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church, Makane Yesus. has welcomed the leadership role of the WCC within the wider ecumenical community.
The General Secretary of the WCC has had separate meetings with the partriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and with the country's president.
The General Secretary of the WCC has praised churches in Africa for their resilience against the challenges they face, but has also urged them to be self-critical.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has written to the UN Secretary-General urging economic change to embed anti-poverty goals.
The International Day of Prayer for Peace attracted a guge range of participants from around the globe, reports the World Council of Churches.
Church and civil society groups from around the world will gather in Geneva from 27 September to 1 October for the sixth United Nations Advocacy Week.