World Council of Churches

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

How do you say “peace?”

How do you say “peace?”

Rauha. Paix. Friede. Paghidait.

“Now is the time to take action, to build that bridge” – Tveit speaks on climate justice in Oslo, Norway

“Now is the time to take action, to build that bridge” – Tveit speaks on climate justice in Oslo, Norway

“Now is the time for someone to take action, to start building that bridge. It is possible, if we all contribute our part,” said WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in Oslo, Norway on 17 February. Speaking at a convention of union members and political leaders, Tveit offered the final reflection on a day under the theme ”Bridges to the future”.

WCC expresses sorrow in wake of attack on Muslim shrine in Pakistan

WCC expresses sorrow in wake of attack on Muslim shrine in Pakistan

World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed sadness on 16 February with the news of a bomb attack on the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine in Sindh province, Pakistan.