Category - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

  • January 19, 2013

    Today, there are serious fissures in our Christian faith, writes Dr Harry Hagopian. We seem to have lost the keen sense that we must be credible interpreters and loyal disciples of God's love to humankind. That, above all, is the nature of the prayer-in-action and action-in-prayer which animates the annual reminder of this continual calling: the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. What is required, perhaps, is a praxis not unlike that of the Early Church -- more basic, and therefore more grounded.

  • January 19, 2013

    Hundreds of thousands of Christians across Britain and Ireland are joining in the 2013 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in churches across these islands.

  • January 19, 2013

    At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of honouring God. Hearts are touched, and people realize that their neighbours' ways are not so strange - says the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

  • January 27, 2012

    A broad range of Christian churches and groups have met to make recommendations for significant advances in Christian unity and interreligious cooperation.

  • January 25, 2012

    Despite many divisions and dissensions, Christian communities across the world have observed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity this January.

  • January 21, 2012

    Traditionally celebrated between 18 and 25 January (in the northern hemisphere) or at Pentecost (in the southern hemisphere), the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity mobilises countless congregations and parishes around the world.

  • January 21, 2012

    In the midst of a governance crisis that threatens to divide the Philippines, churches are marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity by working for change.

  • July 14, 2011

    As Poland prepares to host the European Football Championship in 2012, Christians in the country have put the meaning of "victory" and "defeat" at the centre of their reflections for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity that will be celebrated earlier in the year.

  • January 22, 2011

    This year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, currently running, is drawing on resources produced in partnership with the churches of Jerusalem.

  • January 11, 2011

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity marks the start of an encouraging year for the ecumenical movement in Britain, according to the Student Christian Movement.