World Council of Churches

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Evangelism in Europe in radically changing landscapes

Evangelism in Europe in radically changing landscapes

What is the future of Christianity in Europe and how could evangelism be relevant to the radically changing realities of European people today, are among the main issues addressed in the newly published volume “Sharing Good News: Handbook on Evangelism in Europe”.

Justice and peace in Africa: Where to start? Where to go?

Justice and peace in Africa: Where to start? Where to go?

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) adopts a regional focus on Africa for its pilgrimage of justice and peace during 2017, Rev. Dr Andre Karamaga, general secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) reflected that the entire continent has reached a crossroads at which it must make the right choices.

WCC general secretary meets with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas

WCC general secretary meets with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas

On 26 February, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas formally received the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit for a meeting to discuss just peace in Palestine and Israel. Abbas is scheduled for a speech at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, in the beginning of the week.