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Churches in North and South Korea continue to pray in the pursuit of peace

Churches in North and South Korea have composed their annual joint prayer for peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula for 2018.

20 July 2018

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

World Council of Churches’ Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering hosted by the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

19 July 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Global ecumenical body repeats call for release of Aleppo archbishops

The WCC’s Central Committee has expressed its concern at the “alarming and rapidly deteriorating situation of Christians in the Middle East.”

06 July 2018

Pope Francis: walking together is “an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world”

Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ HQ in Geneva.

21 June 2018

Korean churches plan prayer vigil as US - North Korean diplomacy heats up

The National Council of Churches in Korea has planned a prayer vigil on 7 June despite increasing doubts over a US-North Korea summit.

24 May 2018

Global Christian Forum urges Christians to take up the challenge of “Mutual Love”

A significant ecumenical gathering has called on Christians around the world to take up together the challenges of peace, unity and discipleship.

08 May 2018

Documentary profiling the fight against sexual abuse in Congo wins Human Rights award

2017 Human Rights Award by WACC and Signis goes to Dieudo Hamadi’s “Maman Colonelle”, a documentary about sexual violence.

25 April 2018

Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente released on bail

A Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church - IFI - who has been held in custody since his arrest in May 2017, has been released.

17 April 2018

World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.

17 April 2018

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.