What is the future of Christianity in Europe and how could evangelism be relevant to the radically changing realities of European people today, are among the main issues addressed in the newly published volume “Sharing Good News: Handbook on Evangelism in Europe”.
As the World Council of Churches (WCC) adopts a regional focus on Africa for its pilgrimage of justice and peace during 2017, Rev. Dr Andre Karamaga, general secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) reflected that the entire continent has reached a crossroads at which it must make the right choices.
On 26 February, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas formally received the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit for a meeting to discuss just peace in Palestine and Israel. Abbas is scheduled for a speech at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, in the beginning of the week.
27 February - 01 March 2017 Meeting of the WCCs Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
01 March - 16 April 2017 Seven Weeks for Water
14 - 15 March 2017 Central Committee leadership meeting
04 - 11 June 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
05 - 10 June 2017 Executive Committee meeting
26 June - 14 July 2017 Living with and Loving the Neighbour – Peacebuilding in Judaism, Christianity and Islam