World Council of Churches

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True and false prophecy in the age of pandemic

True and false prophecy in the age of pandemic

How does one discern the will of God in a time of crisis and danger? Such is the question posed by Pauline Wanjiru Njiru in her new reflection on the Prophet Jeremiah’s counsel to exiles in Babylon.

Families of indigenous women fervently call for justice—and united action

Families of indigenous women fervently call for justice—and united action

Thursdays in Black grew out of women’s movements of resilience and resistance to injustice, abuse and violence. These movements, large and small, continue today to bring what have been longstanding, invisible tragedies to light. One such movement in Canada and the United States seeks justice and change for missing and murdered indigenous women.

Meet Sea-Watch 4: vessel of hope, instrument of peace

Meet Sea-Watch 4: vessel of hope, instrument of peace

The rescue ship Sea-Watch 4, purchased by a crowdfund led by the Evangelical Church in Germany, is ready to start operating in the Mediterranean Sea to help migrants attempting to reach Europe from North Africa.