World Council of Churches

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In the Bahamas, “some things are beyond our understanding”

In the Bahamas, “some things are beyond our understanding”

Bernadette Butler, who is from the Bahamas, shared a morning reflection at the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 21 October. She spoke as part of the ecumenical prayer cycle for the people of the Caribbean.

WCC general secretary nominated as presiding bishop for Bishops’ Conference of the Church of Norway

WCC general secretary nominated as presiding bishop for Bishops’ Conference of the Church of Norway

The Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway has nominated World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit as its new presiding bishop.

Youth leaders: “We will stop at nothing” to end HIV and violence

Youth leaders: “We will stop at nothing” to end HIV and violence

Young people in Uganda are on fire for change that will free the world from both HIV and sexual and gender-based violence. Spreading sparks of knowledge and enthusiasm, they have been visiting schools to inform and inspire even more young people.