World Council of Churches

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

WCC convenes consultation on the DRC political instability

A consultation of churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo was held this week with a focus on the DRC’s political instability. Hosted by Catholic Relief Services in Addis Ababa, the consultation was the second of its kind.

From Bethlehem, WCC general secretary: “Together we are stronger”

From Bethlehem, WCC general secretary: “Together we are stronger”

Speaking in Bethlehem on the evening of 8 December, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit reflected on the light from the very first Christmas in the very same town, and what that light means in a global search for just peace.

Standing Rock decision ”Gospel news” for indigenous communities

Standing Rock decision ”Gospel news” for indigenous communities

Many voices have joined the chorus demanding respect for indigenous peoples’ rights and eco-justice in connection with Standing Rock, a location at the heart of the struggle against the proposed path of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota, USA.