Category - world council of churches

  • June 6, 2007

    The impact of global migration on the church and on the most vulnerable is the theme of a 6-8 June 2007 conference in Nairobi, Kenya, oganized by the Global Ecumenical Network on Migration (GEM).

  • May 31, 2007

    Thw WCC is renewing efforts to promote global Christian unity and conversation through an 'alliance of alliances' which will acknowledge differences and work through cooperation rather than conformity.

  • May 30, 2007

    Integrated solutions are needed to the problems of water supply, sanitation and protection of the environment, according to the 'Churches for Water in Africa' conference.

  • May 17, 2007

    A 21-25 May 2007 conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to be opened by Uganda's minister of water and environment, will discuss the role of churches and communities in facing up to the African water crisis.

  • May 16, 2007

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is giving its backing to a resolution on rational use of medicines to be considered by the 60th World Health Assembly taking place in Geneva, Switzerlkand, from 14-23 May 2007.

  • May 3, 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Turkish government after three Christians were murdered by extremists in Malatya earlier this month. Other abuses are cited.

  • May 3, 2007

    Dring his life, Abbé Pierre, a French priest who combined Catholic faith with a radical social message, shook both church and society. Following his death, his reflections have now been published in English.

  • May 2, 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches says that the Gospel needs to be announced in a non-domineering and peaceful way to a divided and violent world. He urges learning lessons from the past.

  • April 23, 2007

    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Sam Kobia has issued a passionate appeal to both sides in the Sri Lanka conflict to end their violence and seek a viable political way forward.

  • April 22, 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches will visit churches, faith initiatives and ecumenical bodies in Britain and Ireland in April-May. He will meet both enthusiasm and the struggle of post-Christendom.