More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.
16 October 2017
[WCC] In an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican, the World Council of Churches Central Committee moderator, Dr Agnes Abuom, and WCC General Secretary, Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, discussed how Christian unity is vital in bringing a true sense of justice to issues the world is facing today.
25 August 2017
Today, as general elections take place in Kenya, the World Council of Churches (WCC) joins the churches and people of the country in prayer for the peaceful and successful conduct of this pivotal democratic process.
08 August 2017
Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
02 June 2017
Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.
11 April 2017
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen in Deutschland
13 January 2017
Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this year’s climate change conference (COP22).
21 November 2016
The Archbishop Emeritus of Burundi, Bernard Ntahoturi, joined a delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) last week in a solidarity visit to churches in Ethiopia.
26 October 2016
The Bishop of Colombia has appealed for prayer after a peace deal between the government and FARC was rejected in a referendum.
07 October 2016
The World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church have identified peacebuilding and the protection of migrants and refugees as core areas for joint work.
20 September 2016