World Council of Churches

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WCC Executive Committee releases statement on Jerusalem and Status Quo

WCC Executive Committee releases statement on Jerusalem and Status Quo

The WCC Executive Committee has issued a statement expressing concern over the ways in which church institutions and properties in Jerusalem are threatened as a result of contracts of disputed legality, the efforts of radical settler groups, and policies of the government of Israel.

WCC urges all parties in Korean Peninsula confrontation to be instruments of peace

WCC urges all parties in Korean Peninsula confrontation to be instruments of peace

While celebrating new steps taken towards global elimination of nuclear weapons, the WCC Executive Committee also fears the cycle of confrontation on the Korean peninsula might slide into nuclear warfare.

WCC leadership celebrates steps toward world free from nuclear weapons

WCC leadership celebrates steps toward world free from nuclear weapons

The WCC Executive Committee, during its meeting in Amman, issued a “Statement on Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and on 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.”