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WCC call for peaceful democratic process in Kenya

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 express regret over US climate change decision

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

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

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

Unity prayers to recall the Reformation and celebrate reconciliation

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

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

Churches stand in solidarity with Ethiopian Christians

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

Prayer urged after Colombians reject FARC peace agreement

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

WCC and Roman Catholics to focus on peacebuilding and migrants

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

Working group reviews relations between WCC and Roman Catholics

The relationship between the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church is being reviewed at a meeting in Switzerland.

13 September 2016

Church leaders respond to martyrdom of Father Jacques Hamel

Church leaders have been responding to yesterday’s murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel.

27 July 2016

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry introduces the Good Book Club

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.