World Council of Churches

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WCC at International Divestment Conference in Paris

WCC at International Divestment Conference in Paris

With just two months before the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), an International Divestment Conference was held in Paris, on 1 September, where Rev. Henrik Grape represented the WCC as a key speaker.

Church leaders celebrate the life and work of Dr M.M. Thomas

Church leaders celebrate the life and work of Dr M.M. Thomas

The centenary of the birth of the late ecumenical leader and Indian theologian Dr M.M. Thomas (1916–1996) was celebrated in a seminar at his home state in Kerala, India.

Ecumenical Patriarch’s encyclical issues call to dwell in harmony with God’s creation

As part of the observation of the Time for Creation, Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, has once again sent an encyclical to remind churches and people of good will about the grave risks deriving from growing abuse of energy resources, threatening to increase global warming and the sustainability of the natural environment.

Events

01 September - 04 October 2015 Time for Creation

11 - 18 October 2015 Churches’ Week of Action on Food