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Joint Easter 2024 message from the Anglican Primate and Lutheran National Bishop of Canada

Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls and National Bishop Susan Johnson of Canada share an Easter message of courage, hope and joy.

02 April 2024

"Exploring the Feast of Creation - A high level Ecumenical seminar in Assisi"

An Anglican delegation of liturgists and theologians took part in a high level ecumenical seminar in Assisi exploring the Feast of Creation.

22 March 2024

Former Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Michael Peers, dies, aged 88

The 11th primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Michael Peers, has died in Toronto just four days short of his 89th birthday.

08 August 2023

Secretary General and other Christian leaders unite against “spiral of violence” in Colombia

International group of church leaders join forces in ecumenical effort to urge President Iván Duque Marquéz to end violence in Colombia.

20 May 2021

Election of new World Council of Churches General Secretary delayed by Coronavirus

The Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Dr Agnes Abuom, has announced that this month’s meetings of both the WCC’s Central Committee and its Executive Committee have been postponed. 

10 March 2020

Porvoo church leaders discuss the Church’s voice in the public square

Climate change, Brexit and digital media under discussion as leaders from the Porvoo Communion churches gathered in Portugal.

24 October 2019

World Council of Churches chief nominated to be Church of Norway’s next Presiding Bishop

Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has been nominated as the next Presiding Bishop of the Church of Norway, part of the Lutheran World Federation.

17 October 2019

Young people at the heart of new international Finland-Wales ecumenical partnership

Finnish and Welsh young people will be at the heart of a new partnership between their country’s church leaders, agreed this week.

07 June 2019

Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Five Christian denominations associated with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification are discussing how to take the text further.

27 March 2019

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.

12 March 2019