As Pope Francis marks the fourth anniversary of his election, the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the WCC, opens with an article discussing the ecumenical gestures that have marked his pontificate, one of the most striking being his presence at the joint Catholic–Lutheran Reformation commemoration in Lund in 2016.
As World Water Day is observed across the world on 22 March, Prof. Jesse N.K. Mugambi reflects: “The great challenge is how to reduce the cost of treating wastewater, especially in the equatorial and tropical zones.”
“She is HIV positive too. No need to inherit her late husband’s title deed. She will die soon and leave it anyway.” These man’s thoughts during his brother’s funeral were used by Jane Ng’ang’a, national coordinator, International Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected by HIV (INERELA+) Kenya Chapter, to push the debate on property and inheritance rights linked to HIV. The discussion was held during the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), on 16 March, at the headquarters of UNAIDS, in New York.
Mar 01, - Apr 16, 2017 Seven Weeks for Water
Mar 30, - Apr 04, 2017 Joint Consultative Group between the WCC and Pentecostals
Apr - Apr 28, 2017 European Christian Internet Conference
May 19, - Jun 01, 2017 Global Ecumenical Theological Institute 2017
Jun - Jun 11, 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jun - Jun 12, 2017 Executive Committee meeting
Jun - Jun 22, 2017 Commission on Faith and Order meeting