Category - world council of churches

  • 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.

  • April 18, 2007

    The widespread availability of deadly weapons links the Virginia Tech killings to 'wanton violence' elsewhere in the world, says World Council of Churches chief Samuel Kobia. He wants proper gun controls.

  • April 15, 2007

    For years the churches have been unable to fix a common date for Easter. For many it has become a general holiday. Here we provide a guide to the issues, courtesy of the WCC Faith and Order Commission.

  • April 7, 2007

    An International Ecumenical Peace Convocation will galvanize a range of actions taken by Christians in a major global peacemaking and justice initiative, says the World Council of Churches.

  • March 16, 2007

    World Council of Churches general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia says that US determination to escalate its military presence is making things worse not better

  • March 12, 2007

    Ahead of Wednesday's vote in the UK parliament on the government's plan to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia has written to WCC member churches in the country praising and expressing support for their efforts to stop this.

  • March 9, 2007

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is launching an international, inter-church advocacy initiative for peace in Israel and Palestine - the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum - at a conference June 17-

  • March 9, 2007

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is launching an international, inter-church advocacy initiative for peace in Israel and Palestine.

  • March 2, 2007

    The need for churches to be vigilant about nuclear proliferation has been stressed by the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee in a statement adopted at its 27 February - 2 March meeting in Bossey, near Geneva.