World Council of Churches

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WCC: Israeli action towards WCC leadership unjust, discriminatory and misinformed

WCC: Israeli action towards WCC leadership unjust, discriminatory and misinformed

”In an unprecedented move against the leadership of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the ecumenical movement, WCC associate general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri was yesterday apprehended, interrogated and deported from Ben Gurion International Airport.”

WCC urges immediate focus on safety, security in Aleppo

WCC urges immediate focus on safety, security in Aleppo

WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit urged an immediate cessation of airstrikes and bombardments on Aleppo. The conflict in Aleppo, Syria, has intensified in recent months, with hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the city.

Pilgrims for Justice and Peace – fellowship in action, at annual Geneva race

Pilgrims for Justice and Peace – fellowship in action, at annual Geneva race

Colleagues, friends, happy faces and a strong sense of fellowship was the theme, as a group of staff from the WCC, the Pilgrims for Justice and Peace, participated in the Escalade race in Geneva on 3 December.