World Council of Churches

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

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew speaks against violence in Iraq

The targeting of tens of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities can never be justified in the name of any religious creed or conviction, said Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in a statement issued on 13 August.

A community of young Christians, Muslims and Jews works for climate justice

Amidst the reality of tensions often fueled by religions, a group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish youth has formed a multi-faith community. As part of an interfaith summer course sponsored by the WCC, this community wants to work for the protection of creation – a concern they say is common to all faith traditions.

Churches in Sierra Leone respond to Ebola crisis

Despite challenges posed by the lack of resources and preparedness to deal with the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, churches in the country have initiated programmes to build awareness around the disease, prevention and assistance for Ebola victims.


04 - 22 August 2014 Building an interfaith community

01 September 2014 Fast for the Climate

21 - 22 September 2014 Interfaith Summit on Climate Change