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Young people gather for peacebuilding in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Young people gather for peacebuilding in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches (WCC ) Bossey Ecumenical Institute, they heard inspiring greetings about interreligious dialogue from people who encouraged them to contribute to issues of religious pluralism and intercultural acceptance in a society based on migration and globalization.

Faith communities mobilize in Nairobi to fight hunger and sustain Horn of Africa

Faith communities mobilize in Nairobi to fight hunger and sustain Horn of Africa

Countries in the Horn of Africa afflicted by droughts and war are facing famine which visits the region regularly leaving the United Nations and faith-based organizations battling to contain the current crisis.

WCC general secretary sends greetings to Muslims for Eid al Fitr

WCC general secretary sends greetings to Muslims for Eid al Fitr

Marking the end of Ramadan, or Eid al Fitr, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) offered greetings to the worldwide Muslim community.