World Council of Churches

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Pilgrims for Justice and Peace – fellowship in action, at annual Geneva race

Pilgrims for Justice and Peace – fellowship in action, at annual Geneva race

Colleagues, friends, happy faces and a strong sense of fellowship was the theme, as a group of staff from the WCC, the Pilgrims for Justice and Peace, participated in the Escalade race in Geneva on 3 December.

Ecumenical Water Network releases statement on water justice

After gathering in Nigeria from 27-29 November, representatives from the World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network released a statement entitled “A Pilgrimage of Water Justice in Africa.”

Religious leaders in Bangkok develop a regional strategy for the prevention of incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes

Religious leaders in Bangkok develop a regional strategy for the prevention of incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes

Religious leaders, scholars and representatives of faith based organizations from the Asia-Pacific region will meet on 6 and 7 December 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss the role of religious actors in preventing and responding to incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes, and develop a regional plan of action for the prevention of incitement.