World Council of Churches

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

WCC urges protection of refugees and displaced people from the Middle East

A statement issued by the WCC Executive Committee on 25 November has made strong recommendations urging all countries to take special measures to protect and support refugees and displaced people from the Middle East, especially those from countries like Syria, Iraq and Israel-Palestine.

Churches in Cyprus share aspirations of unity

The spiritual head of the Church of Cyprus, Archbishop Chrysostomos II, welcomed members of the WCC Executive Committee at his office in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 25 November.

WCC leadership meets with president of Cyprus in a bid to find healing for divided island

WCC leaders and President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus have discussed reunification of Cyprus and reconciliation among communities at a meeting on 25 November in the island's divided capital Nicosia.