Category Archives: World Council of Churches

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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26 Mar
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World Council of Churches Seven Weeks for Water 2018

    Seven Weeks for Water 2018 As you are aware, every year since 2008, during the Lent season, we at the Ecumenical Water Network try to connect with our constituencies – churches, faith based organizations and individuals – through the Seven ...

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12 Mar
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World Council of Churches

Tveit: Cardinal Lehmann worked tirelessly for unity Cardinal Karl Lehmann. Photo: Raimond Spekking, 2014. Cardinal Karl Lehmann, the former head of Germany’s Catholic Bishops Conference, died on 11 March. He was 81. As bishop of Mainz from 1983 to 2016, ...

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12 Mar
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World Council of Churches Conference on World Mission and Evangelism

Patriarch Ignatius Mor Aphrem II to speak at WCC Conference on World Mission and Evangelism      Ignatius Mor Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church (2nd from the left) welcomed at CWME. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC His Holiness Ignatius ...

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