World Council of Churches

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Archbishop of Canterbury joins “Pledge2Pray” campaign

Archbishop of Canterbury joins “Pledge2Pray” campaign

“…the most important thing I’ve ever done is to become a follower of Jesus. I took my first steps with Him about 42 years ago,” says Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in a recently released video as part of a “Pledge2Pray” campaign.

“Overcoming economic injustice” vision of WCC’s Athena Peralta

“Overcoming economic injustice” vision of WCC’s Athena Peralta

Athena Peralta is dedicated to observing and encouraging people who are defending their livelihood and defending creation across the world. “There is so much injustice in this world that it is really something beautiful to learn about and be able to accompany, even in tiny ways, struggles of communities and churches,” she said.

New ACT general secretary envisions more prophetic diakonia

New ACT general secretary envisions more prophetic diakonia

“Faith communities, in almost all humanitarian contexts, are the key sources of social capital for life-saving, transformation and hope”, says Rudelmar Bueno de Faria, in a 16 Feb. interview given shortly after his nomination as the new general secretary of ACT Alliance, a partner organization of the World Council of Churches (WCC).