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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

World’s churches highlight plight of innocent fleeing violence in Syria

Speaking on behalf of churches across the world, WCC General Secretary has called for an end to the violence in north-east Syria.

17 October 2019

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Anglican priest in the midst of Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian leaves a trail of devastation in the Bahamas, the priest at St Stephen’s Anglican Church has asked for prayer.

06 September 2019

Disability advocates call for inclusive action by UN for refugees

Church disability advocates have called for further action from the United Nations (UN) to protect people with disabilities in areas of conflict.

09 August 2019

Supreme court justice becomes Ghana’s first female lay cathedral canon

A justice of the Supreme Court in Ghana is to become the first female and lay Canon of the Church of St Peter in the Diocese of Koforidua.

26 July 2019

Climate award for World Council of Churches youth project

An inter-church youth project engaged in climate change initiatives has won an international award for tackling climate change.

12 July 2019

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