World Council of Churches

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

“We need support for the people of South Sudan and just peace”

“We need support for the people of South Sudan and just peace”

Interview with Fr James Oyet-Latansio (JOL), general secretary of the Christian Council in South Sudan and Mr Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen (FHL), advisor on reconciliation, South Sudan Council of Churches

Japan attack demands affirmation of all human life, says WCC

Japan attack demands affirmation of all human life, says WCC

A murderous attack on disabled people in Japan has brought condemnation and condolences from the World Council of Churches.

WCC offers sympathies to French community after hostage-taking

WCC offers sympathies to French community after hostage-taking

An elderly French priest celebrating Mass was taken hostage, along with two nuns and several laypersons, today in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and killed before two hostage-takers’ themselves were killed in confrontation with police, the French interior ministry reported today.