World Council of Churches

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

WCC extends sympathies to Peshawar victims

Following the massacre of dozens of students and staff in Peshawar on 16 December, the WCC general secretary extended sympathies to those bereaved or wounded, offering prayers for the victims and their families, for their communities.

WCC works with Ukrainian churches for peace

A WCC representative joined a representative of the Moscow Patriarch to visit churches in Ukraine and to encourage efforts toward peace there.

Leaders envision stronger youth engagement

The WCC general secretary met this week with representatives of youth organizations to discuss priorities, challenges and common concerns related to youth in the ecumenical movement, as well as possibilities for collaboration.