World Council of Churches

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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.

Lutheran World Federation, Roman Catholic Church to commemorate Reformation

Lutheran World Federation, Roman Catholic Church to commemorate Reformation

The Lutheran World Federation and the Catholic Church will hold a joint ecumenical commemoration of the Reformation on 31 October in Lund, Sweden.

Freeing Lulu: Roma family who lived in “sanctuary” in Canadian church, granted residency status

Freeing Lulu: Roma family who lived in “sanctuary” in Canadian church, granted residency status

Members of a small congregation in Toronto, Canada are celebrating. On Sunday the member of parliament for their riding came to the church to announce that the federal government has granted residency status to a Roma family that had lived under “sanctuary” protection in the church for 18 months.