World Council of Churches

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

“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.

Anthology of African Christianity highlights the continent where the faith is growing fastest

Anthology of African Christianity highlights the continent where the faith is growing fastest

Christianity is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world says Rev. Fr Dr Lawrence Iwuamadi, Professor of Ecumenical Biblical Hermeneutics at the Ecumenical Institute, Bossey. He was the convener of a discussion on the Anthology of African Christianity held by the WCC on 15 February with a panel of experts at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.