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WCC pays tribute to Jan Hus on 600th anniversary of his death

WCC pays tribute to Jan Hus on 600th anniversary of his death

Jan Hus, a Czech Christian reformer, priest and philosopher of the 14th and 15th centuries and one of the most notable personalities in European history, was the subject of a profound tribute paid by Archbishop Emeritus Anders Wejryd, the WCC president for Europe.

Jewish-Christian relations discussed at conference in Rome

Reflections on the past, present and the future of Christian-Jewish relations were shared by Dr Clare Amos, the WCC programme executive for inter-religious dialogue and cooperation, at a major conference of the International Council of Christians and Jews in Rome.

United Church of Christ calls for boycott and divestment from companies profiting in Israel's occupation

The 30th General Synod of the UCC, a member church of the WCC, has passed a resolution calling for a boycott and divestment from companies that profit in Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

Events

27 July - 14 August 2015 Building an interfaith community

01 August 2015 Fast for the Climate

18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity