World Council of Churches

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

Youth and church activists highlight peace pedagogy

Participants in the 2015 Agape International Political Camp have explored the concept of security and issued a call for a “pedagogy of and for peace” founded on justice.

In Argentina, WCC general secretary affirms call for pilgrimage of justice and peace

“Join the pilgrimage of justice and peace! Stand up for the creation that is threatened, for justice and peace, so that people may gain hope so that life will flourish. The most severe threat to basic human rights here in the next decades will be the dramatic effects of climate change. This is what eco-justice means.” This was a message from Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the WCC, conveyed at a public event of the Argentina Chancellery in Buenos Aires.

WCC delegation affirms churches’ commitment to human rights in Argentina

WCC delegation affirms churches’ commitment to human rights in Argentina

WCC support for churches’ struggles during the years of dictatorship in Argentina was praised by Aldo M. Etchegoyen, bishop emeritus of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina.

Events

01 September 2015 Fast for the Climate

01 September - 04 October 2015 Time for Creation