World Council of Churches

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

"Differences of religion do not separate us, but rather enrich us in many areas of life."

"Differences of religion do not separate us, but rather enrich us in many areas of life."

From 14-16 December in the UK, the CEC and Cumberland Lodge held a conference titled "Towards Peaceful co-existence in the Middle East: challenges and opportunities." Co-hosted by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the gathering drew participants from a broad range of Middle Eastern and European churches.

WCC general secretary visits churches in Czech Republic

WCC general secretary visits churches in Czech Republic

WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit is visiting Czech Republic this week, joining the Evangelical Church of the Brethren in the celebration of its 100th anniversary, then meeting with leaders from the Czechoslovak Hussite Church.

Thursdays in Black meets Saint Lucy in Sweden

Thursdays in Black meets Saint Lucy in Sweden

A group of Swedish Saint Lucy’s Day performers swapped the traditionally red ribbons for black ones this year, in support for the Thursdays in Black campaign.