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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

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