World Council of Churches

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

Sustainability and environment: How the ecumenical movement helped mobilize ecology protest in East Germany

Churches and religious leaders are at the forefront of efforts to mobilize action for a legally binding agreement on world’s climate at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris at the end of 2015. The motivation of the WCC for its role in this arena is summarized in the title of its environmental programme: Care for Creation and Climate Justice.

Pilgrims of climate justice plan to impact COP 21 in Paris

Thousands of people are planning to embark on a pilgrimage of climate justice – either on foot or on bicycles – in many parts of the world.

Annual meeting between officials of WCC and PCID

Annual meeting between officials of WCC and PCID

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, officials of the Inter-religious Dialogue and Cooperation team of the WCC and the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue met in Rome.


01 February 2015 Fast for the Climate

27 July - 14 August 2015 Building an interfaith community