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Christian and Muslim scholars discuss freedom of religion

Christian and Muslim academics gathered to discuss freedom and the role of faith communities in the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

14 June 2019

Brazil’s Archbishop highlights justice and peace in Week of Prayer for Christian unity

The Primate of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil, Naudal Gomes, has highlighted the struggle for justice alongside peaceful dialogue.

07 June 2019

World Council of Churches opens up millions of ethical resources online

Partnership between the WCC and an international ethics network will unlock a vast amount of resources for ethical reflection and action.

16 May 2019

Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

A resource to help churches engage with ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of Churches.

13 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

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Christians in Indonesia have prepared the international material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on the theme of justice.

16 January 2019

Know your HIV status: message from Anglican leaders on 30th World Aids Day

Anglican and Christians from other Churches are marking the 30th annual World Aids Day by promoting the importance of HIV testing.

30 November 2018

Anglicans join global work to counter xenophobia at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference

An ecumenical conference in the Vatican has discussed the need to counter xenophobia and racism towards refugees and migrants.

27 September 2018

World Council of Churches and Catholics map future together after papal visit to Geneva

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

Former Church of Pakistan Moderator, Bishop John Victor Samuel, dies

The death has been announced of the former Moderator of the united Church of Pakistan, leading ecumenist Bishop John Victor Samuel.

30 August 2018