The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Revd. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian churches’ support for the people of Zimbabwe.
19 May 2017
A suggestion for full communion between Episcopalians and Methodists has emerged after lengthy dialogue between the two denominations. The proposal is the culmination of fifteen years of exploration and more than fifty years of formal talks.
18 May 2017
As the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) gathered for its 12th Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia from 10-16 May, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit presented greetings on behalf of the World Council of Churches, a worldwide fellowship of 348 member churches which represents more than half a billion Christians around the world.
15 May 2017
Almost eight-hundred participants, including three-hundred-and-twenty-four delegates, have gathered in Windhoek for the Twelfth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation
10 May 2017
Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.
24 April 2017
An Easter Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem.
13 April 2017
An Easter Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland, Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin.
13 April 2017
Another milestone in relations between Canterbury and Rome took place in the Vatican on Monday as a traditional Anglican Choral Evensong was celebrated for the first time in St Peter’s Basilica.
14 March 2017
Anglicans and Lutherans from around the world have prepared 42 biblical reflections which are suitable for a Lenten study programme, to mark together the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
13 March 2017
Plans for greater links between Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists
19 January 2017