World Council of Churches

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

Dozens of countries sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

Dozens of countries sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

On 20 September at the United Nations in New York, a treaty to ban nuclear weapons was formally opened for signature. At the time of writing, some 49 states have signed.

WCC offers Rosh Ha-Shanah greetings

WCC offers Rosh Ha-Shanah greetings

On 20 September, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings to the WCC's Jewish partners for Rosh Ha-Shanah and the High Holy Days.

Roman Catholic-WCC group focuses on peace-building, migration

Roman Catholic-WCC group focuses on peace-building, migration

Meeting on 12-15 September in Lisbon, Portugal, the Joint Working Group (JWG) of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Roman Catholic Church focused its work on peace-building and the concerns of migrants.