“We are moving together. We are moving in faith. We are moving with a purpose and with shared values.” These were the words of the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, who in his address at the 2nd General Assembly of ACT Alliance stressed the significance of strengthening cooperation between the Council and the ACT Alliance which, he explained, have been linked by historical ties spanning many years.
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 member churches of the WCC are collaborating with the national government there to relocate and settle refugees from the conflict in Syria.