Category Archives: World Council of Churches

18 Jun
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WCC Celebrates 70th Anniversary

“Today is a day of joy and dancing” – North and South Koreans join in symbol of unity Christians from North and South Korea sing together during celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the WCC. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC In a ...

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17 Jun
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World Association for Christian Communication

Christian communication group says media coverage affects response to social justice issues Philip Lee, general secretary of the World Association for Christian Communication. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC 16 June 2018 Mass media can play a positive role in creating attitudes of ...

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17 Jun
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WCC Commission on Faith and Order

Work for church unity includes breaking down barriers that divide humanity Rev. Dr Odair Pedroso Mateus, director of the Faith and Order Commission of the WCC. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC Work for the unity of the church is inseparable from work ...

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31 May
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WCC News: Interview with Martin Robra on the visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches

Pope Francis at the World Council of Churches Rev. Dr. Martin Robra and Antonio Spadaro, SJ. Photo: Céline Fossati 31 May 2018 Interview with Pastor Martin Robra by Antonio Spadaro, SJ Published in cooperation with La Civiltà Cattolica Available also in ...

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04 May
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World Council of Churches Press Conference

Press Conference to announce the programme of Pope Francis Ecumenical Pilgrimage to the World Council of Churches   Press conference with Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (left) and Cardinal Koch (centre). Photo: Marianne Ejdersten/WCC 03 May 2018 The landmark visit ...

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03 May
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WCC Annual Review 2017

“Sharing faith, nurturing hope” – WCC publishes its Annual Review 2017 02 May 2018 As of 1 May 2018, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Annual Review 2017 is available for download online. The annual review records many of the ...

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26 Apr
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Buddhists observe Vesakh

WCC extends greetings as Buddhists observe Vesakh Vesakh ceremony in Uttaradit, Thailand, 1998.   As many Buddhists prepare to observe Vesakh on 29 April – a day commemorating the life and legacy of Gautama Buddha – WCC general secretary Rev. ...

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18 Apr
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World Council of Churches

    Film recognized for highlighting human rights in DRC The WCC, along with sister organizations and partners, has a long-standing commitment to working for peace in the DRC. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC 18 April 2018 The feature-length documentary “Maman Colonelle,” ...

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