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Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Faith groups have huge potential to live and work for justice in communities, the ACO’s director for women in Church and Society said.

23 March 2018

International gathering of evangelists and missioners issues global call to discipleship

Participants at the World Council of Churches’ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) have issued a “Call to Discipleship”.

14 March 2018

Church leaders welcome Korean peninsula peace moves

Korean Church leaders welcome news that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet.

12 March 2018

Scottish Parliament hosts faith-based gender justice exhibition showcasing women activists

Christian Aid and Side by Side Scotland are staging an exhibition on “Faith in Gender Justice” at the Scottish Parliament, opening today.

08 March 2018

World Council of Churches joins calls for day of prayer and fasting for Congo and South Sudan

The General Secretary of the WCC has echoed calls for this coming Friday to be set aside as a day of prayer and fasting for peace.

21 February 2018

Tributes paid to Pakistan human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir who died yesterday

The Christian Conference of Asia has paid tribute to the internationally renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir.

12 February 2018

Threat of nuclear war “is a sin”, World Council of Churches’ chief tells economic leaders

The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will take an anti-nuclear message with him when he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow.

22 January 2018

World Council of Churches begins its Platinum anniversary with celebration in China

The World Council of Churches has begun a year of celebrations to mark its 70th anniversary with a visit to China by an official delegation.

08 January 2018

More international support for “illegally arrested” Filipino bishop

The WCC and USPG both call for the release of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, who was arrested in May.

24 November 2017

Webinar to discuss Churches’ global birth registration campaign

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

16 November 2017


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.