Category - world council of churches

  • July 30, 2007

    The international Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September is part of a growing movement in opposition to religiously-sanctioned violence.

    Or any kind of officially-sanctioned violence, really.

  • July 30, 2007

    On 21 September 2007 Christians from Congo to the United States, and from Colombia to Switzerland to South Korea, will join in the International Day of Prayer for Peace - committing themselves to work for a better world.

  • July 14, 2007

    In order to fight poverty, Africa needs to mobilize similar efforts to those rallied against colonialism, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia has told Tanzanian church leaders.

  • July 9, 2007

    World Council of Churches' general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has asked men to join the efforts of women across the world in dealing with the AIDS pandemic. He has also challenged the churches.

  • July 6, 2007

    Representatives of church bodies associated with the World Council of Churches (WCC) from Africa, Europe and the Middle East are gathering in Brussels, 6-9 July 2007, to seek responses to migration in and between these regions.

  • June 26, 2007

    Heads of the historic churches in Jerusalem have welcomed the Palestine-Israel Ecumenical Forum launched in Jordan last week. They want to work with those of all faiths and none to achieve a breakthrough in the deadly stalemate.

  • June 21, 2007

    A new advocacy initiative, launched at the culmination of a World Council of Churches (WCC) conference in Jordan this week, is to help churches worldwide work for a just peace in Palestine and Israel.

  • June 19, 2007

    The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia, plans to visit member churches and Christian communities in the strife-ridden occupied Palestinian territories and Israel.

  • June 8, 2007

    Blaming religion alone for the world's troubles is factually wrong, says the head of the World Council of Churches. Both religious and non-religious roots of conflict must be faced, and Christians have a vocation as peacemakers.

  • June 7, 2007

    Praying with Jerusalem's Christians, marching to the White House or sponsoring one of 14,609 olive trees are among the activities taking place in the International Church Action for Peace in Palestine and Israel.