World Council of Churches

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

“Bible App” makes Week of Prayer even more accessible

“Bible App” makes Week of Prayer even more accessible

Material for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is available on smart phones, computers and tablets as the WCC continues its collaboration with YouVersion, developer of the “Bible App.” Through the “Bible App,” biblical reflections from the Week of Prayer will appear in digital format in English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese. The app allows users to read the Bible, share verses with their social networks, and bookmark their favorite passages.

Tveit: Beyond national borders, we are one humanity

Tveit: Beyond national borders, we are one humanity

Speaking at a reception hosted by UNICEF on 22 January, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered an ecumenical vision on migration, inclusion and justice.

WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

At a meeting on 19 January, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) pledged to not only deepen their existing collaboration but also explore even more joint projects to protect and provide for children.