Category Archives: World Council of Churches

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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05 Mar
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World Council of Churches

Gender justice exhibit in Scotland showcases women activists WCC deputy general secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri is one of the featured women in the exhibit.   An exhibit entitled “Faith in Gender Justice” will open in the Scottish Parliament on 8 ...

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05 Mar
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World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network

  Seven Weeks for Water 2018 The daily struggle for water, especially for women   The fourth reflection of the of the “Seven Weeks for Water”, of World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Water Network, is by Rev. Adelaida Jiménez Cortes, a pastor of the Presbyterian Church ...

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28 Feb
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World Council of Churches Mission and Evangelism

Special online issue of International Review of Mission offers African perspectives on Mission and Evangelism 28 February 2018 As the World Council of Churches (WCC) prepares to hold its next Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) in Arusha, Tanzania, ...

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