World Council of Churches

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service

Pilgrimage for climate justice continues in Norway

Norway’s largest church festival took on a green tint this year, as climate justice became a major focus there on 1 August in Trondheim. A presentation about the situation of a country deeply affected by climate change, a popular workshop on church engagement in climate justice, and a speech by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, himself a Norwegian pastor, were among featured events.

WCC invites churches to pray for peace and reunification of the Korean peninsula

The World Council of Churches invites its member churches to join in prayer for peace and reunification of the Korean peninsula on Sunday, 9 August.

Food campaigners call for greater convergence of all struggles

A declaration emphasizing the need for greater convergence in the struggles for justice and rights of communities, particularly for land, water, forests, natural resources, livelihood and identity, was the outcome of a meeting in Nepal, involving civil society organizations and social movements.

Events

27 July - 14 August 2015 Building an interfaith community

18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity