World Council of Churches

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

Lopsided water resources for Palestinians highlighted by Tveit in Jerusalem

Lopsided water resources for Palestinians highlighted by Tveit in Jerusalem

A water crisis for Palestinian people was highlighted by the general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, at the launch of the Seven Weeks for Water campaign in Jerusalem.

Fleeing from – rather than to – a place

Fleeing from – rather than to – a place

The way we handle the refugee crisis, not least the settling in and integration process, will be of utmost significance, both for the attitude towards refugees and asylum seekers in the future, and for the long-term stability and sustainability of our own societies”, said v, ambassador and former Norwegian foreign minister, in his speech at the WCC/UN conference on Europe’s refugee crisis, held in Geneva 18-19 January.

Bossey students on their way to future of ecumenism

Bossey students on their way to future of ecumenism

Twenty-seven international students from the Bossey Ecumenical Institute, Switzerland, are embarking on a future of ecumenism, dialogue and unity that began with months of intense study and fellowship.