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Africa ready to host the WCC's World Conference on Mission and Evangelism

Africa ready to host the WCC's World Conference on Mission and Evangelism

At a pre-conference held 11-15 September in Kenya, representatives from the World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches focused on the theme “Dignity and Transforming Discipleship: Implications for African World Mission”.

Dozens of countries sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

Dozens of countries sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

On 20 September at the United Nations in New York, a treaty to ban nuclear weapons was formally opened for signature. At the time of writing, some 49 states have signed.

WCC offers Rosh Ha-Shanah greetings

WCC offers Rosh Ha-Shanah greetings

On 20 September, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings to the WCC's Jewish partners for Rosh Ha-Shanah and the High Holy Days.