World Council of Churches

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

A community of young Christians, Muslims and Jews works for climate justice

Amidst the reality of tensions often fueled by religions, a group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish youth has formed a multi-faith community. As part of an interfaith summer course sponsored by the WCC, this community wants to work for the protection of creation – a concern they say is common to all faith traditions.

Patriarchs of Eastern Churches appeal for aid against forces of religious extremism

High officials from ancient Christian churches in the Near East have issued a common statement denouncing the emergence of armed extremist groups who “murder, shatter and violate the sacred nature of the churches” and other suffering communities in the Middle East.

Churches in Sierra Leone respond to Ebola crisis

Despite challenges posed by the lack of resources and preparedness to deal with the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, churches in the country have initiated programmes to build awareness around the disease, prevention and assistance for Ebola victims.

Events

04 - 23 August 2014 Building an interfaith community

01 September 2014 Fast for the Climate

21 - 22 September 2014 Interfaith Summit on Climate Change