Category Archives: World Council of Churches

19 Aug
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Colombia peace accord brings both joy and concern

“Peace is not just a ceasefire. Peace is not just the silencing of arms. Peace is education. Peace is figuring out how to coexist and how to build together.” These striking words were shared by Jani Silva de Rengifo, a ...

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19 Aug
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Seminar will address youth engagement, religion and violence

Forty young people from 14 countries will meet this week in Cairo for a seminar entitled “Youth Engagement, Religion and Violence.” From 18 to 22 August, participants from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East will focus on topics such as ...

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11 Feb
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WCC convenes strategic meeting on sustainable development goals

On 8 February, the World Council of Churches (WCC) convened a strategy meeting between principals and senior staff of the ACT Alliance, Anglican Alliance, Caritas Internationalis, Globethics, Lutheran World Federation and WCC, to discuss communication and collaboration in policy engagement, ...

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20 Jan
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WCC/UN conference calls for coordinated action on refugee crisis

Following the World Council of Churches/United Nations high level conference on the refugee crisis in europe, which took place at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January, a statement has been issued entitled “Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis, From ...

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18 Jan
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Mapping Migration: new publication from CCME and the World Council of Churches

The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have published a revised and updated edition of their joint study, Mapping Migration: Mapping Churches’ Responses in Europe. The 2016 text explores challenges and changes ...

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22 Oct
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The Church: Towards a Common Vision

The Joint Commission on Doctrine of the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland was discussed by keynote speaker Fr Henry O’Brien at Glasgow Churches Together’s annual general meeting on October 20. In 2007 the Commission produced ...

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20 Oct
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WCC expresses concern over renewed violence in Jerusalem

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed deep concern over the renewed wave of violence in Jerusalem. In a letter to WCC member churches in Palestine and Israel issued on 19 October, ...

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15 Sep
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World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

September 20-26, with the theme 'God has broken down the dividing walls'.

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