World Council of Churches

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

Prayers for peace in Palestine and Israel

Prayerful biblical reflections marked the end of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel in a service on 29 September at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva, Switzerland.

Churches and agencies formulate responses to Ebola outbreak

To respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which has taken more than 3,000 lives, the WCC brought to the table representatives of Christian aid organizations and United Nations agencies to learn from each other and to escalate their efforts.

WCC general secretary welcomes Muslim scholars’ letter

The WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has welcomed publication of an open letter by a group of 126 Muslim scholars to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, leader of the self-proclaimed “Islamic State” (IS) and his followers.


01 September - 04 October 2014 Time for Creation

17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity