The world is giving itself a kind of Christmas gift this year, a serious gift and one that is long-overdue. On 24 December 2014 an international law to regulate the global trade in armaments and ammunition enters into force.
A flood of Advent contributions from congregations and individuals, as well as member churches and ecumenical partners, has been one of the greatest joys for the new WCC income manager, Doug Chial, just three months in to the job.
Following the massacre of dozens of students and staff in Peshawar on 16 December, the WCC general secretary extended sympathies to those bereaved or wounded, offering prayers for the victims and their families, for their communities.
01 January 2015 Fast for the Climate
17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
21 January 2015 Symposium on the Role of Religion in International Affairs
08 - 20 June 2015 Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity
27 July - 14 August 2015 Building an interfaith community