An ecumenical conference in the Vatican has discussed the need to counter xenophobia and racism towards refugees and migrants.
27 September 2018
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
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
Thirty years after it voted to reject all forms of racism and open its membership to all Christians, the Dutch Reformed Church has been welcomed back as a full member of the World Council of Churches.
01 July 2016
Two Anglicans will serve on the executive committee of the World Council of Churches.
30 June 2016
The Anglican moderator of the WCC has called on the Church to move away from nostalgia and consider how to become catalysts of a moral force in a world beset by injustice, inequality and rising xenophobia.
22 June 2016
During a solidarity visit to Burundi 1 - 4 March, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) sent a “Peace Message” urging all parties in Burundi to promote national unity, healing and reconciliation.
10 March 2016
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is visiting Burundi to show solidarity with local Anglicans and to pray for peace and reconciliation. His visit comes hot on the heels of a solidarity visit by a delegation from the WCC, including Dr Agnes Abuom, the moderator of the WCC Central Committee and a member of the Anglican Church of Kenya.
04 March 2016
There is a need for “urgent action to strengthen coordination and cooperation in Europe's response to the refugee and migrant crisis,” a high level conference of governments, UN agencies, churches and civil society organisations heard this week. The conference was organised by the WCC and focused on ways to strengthen coordinated responses to the crisis.
20 January 2016
Violence in the name of religion echoed in the distance, demanding a response, through last week's meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches as it planned the work of the Council in the coming years.
23 November 2015