World Council of Churches

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

At Vatican, WCC general secretary highlights “right to hope” amidst climate change

A message of achieving human dignity, and the right to hope, in a world threatened by climate change was proclaimed on 28 April by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in a meeting convened on climate change by the Vatican.

WCC Annual Review 2014

The 2014 Annual Review of the World Council of Churches, now published and posted online, reports on the 2014 activities and projects of the council.

WCC makes urgent appeal to the President of Indonesia for a moratorium on planned executions

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has sent a letter to the President of the Republic of Indonesia H. E. Joko Widodo appealing for clemency for the 10 death row prisoners scheduled for imminent execution in Indonesia.