The Apostolic Exhortation recently delivered by Pope Francis concerning the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world has stirred interest and appreciation from the WCC as a challenging and inviting document.
Three human rights activists from indigenous communities in Guatemala and Colombia will present cases highlighting human rights violations by multinational corporations in their countries, including instances of land grabbing, at the Second United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights.
The WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has welcomed the interim agreement between Iran and six world powers reached in Geneva, Switzerland on 24 November. Tveit prayed for the agreement to become “a sign of hope in a region where many yearn for peace.”
17 January 2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity