World Council of Churches

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

Church leaders in South Sudan unite to urge peace now

The WCC in collaboration with the South Sudan Council of Churches convened church leaders for a special consultation on the South Sudan Peace Process in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WCC general secretary pays heartfelt tribute to Philip Potter in Lübeck

At the funeral service of Rev. Dr Philip Potter on 16 April in Lübeck, Germany, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit described Potter’s life as “a pilgrimage of justice and peace.” He called Potter a pilgrim who moved forward with faith, hope and love.

Anglican Church of Kenya calls for unity to defeat terrorism

The primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Rev. Dr Eliud Wabukala, in his message for Good Friday called for unity in order to defeat the terrorist threat faced by the country.