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
Partnership between the WCC and an international ethics network will unlock a vast amount of resources for ethical reflection and action.
16 May 2019
WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.
12 March 2019
Ten weeks after Pope Francis visited the WCC, church leaders are meeting to continue their task of “walking, praying and working together.”
06 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 General Secretary of the WCC has echoed calls for this coming Friday to be set aside as a day of prayer and fasting for peace.
21 February 2018
The World Council of Churches has begun a year of celebrations to mark its 70th anniversary with a visit to China by an official delegation.
08 January 2018
“Do not be vengeful” - Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s New Year Message as as armed gangs shoot 17 churchgoers dead in Rivers State.
03 January 2018
Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.
16 November 2017
More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.
16 October 2017