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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

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