World Council of Churches

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

United Church of Christ calls for boycott and divestment from companies profiting in Israel's occupation

The 30th General Synod of the UCC, a member church of the WCC, has passed a resolution calling for a boycott and divestment from companies that profit in Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

Trying new ways that can save lives from HIV and AIDS

Trying new ways that can save lives from HIV and AIDS

When a WCC meeting on ecumenical HIV and AIDS response concluded last week in Limuru, Kenya, its message to the global HIV and AIDS community was terse: traditional ways of tackling the pandemic have failed.

Religious leaders meet French president to advocate for climate justice

A statement calling for a binding agreement on climate crisis, and a call for two degrees rise in temperature, the internationally-agreed target for limiting global warming, was presented to the French president Francois Hollande by representatives of the Conference of Religious Leaders of France on 1 July at the Elysée Palace in Paris, France.

Events

27 July - 14 August 2015 Building an interfaith community

01 August 2015 Fast for the Climate

18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity