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WCC general secretary reflects on “creative, constructive Christian hope”

WCC general secretary reflects on “creative, constructive Christian hope”

In a lecture at the Institute for Ecumenical Studies at St Thomas Aquinas Pontifical University (Angelicum) on 13 December, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered a lecture entitled "Ut Unum Sint: Between Winter and Spring, Reality and Prophecy, 1995 – 2020.”

WCC general secretary: “Renew the commitment to struggle against racism”

WCC general secretary: “Renew the commitment to struggle against racism”

At an ecumenical conference on 10 December in Stuttgart, Germany, commemorating 50 years of combatting racism, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered reflections on mission and on combatting racism. He also met with BIshop Frank Otfried July from the Evangelische Landeskirche in Wuerttemberg.

Ecumenical family prepares for Christmas

Ecumenical family prepares for Christmas

During the second week of Advent, staff members of the World Council of Churches and other organizations at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva gathered with their families for the prayer service and celebration of the upcoming Christmas.