World Council of Churches

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

Christians and Hindus discern common ways of working for justice and peace

In South Asia, where conflicts are often fueled by religion, a WCC conference stressed the role of Christians and Hindus as eminent stakeholders in their common search for justice and peace – beyond majority and minority politics.

Uruguayan churches offer resettlement assistance to Syrian refugees

Uruguayan member churches of the WCC are collaborating with the national government there to relocate and settle refugees from the conflict in Syria.

Two Latin American churches speak about diversity, communion and urban life

In significant events last week, the Evangelical Church of the River Plate and the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil, two member churches of the WCC, held leadership elections while reflecting on issues of diversity, communion and challenges posed by the emerging contexts of urban life in the region.

Events

01 November 2014 Fast for the Climate

17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity