World Council of Churches

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

Hospitality, generosity “much-needed qualities” in search for Christian unity

Hospitality, generosity “much-needed qualities” in search for Christian unity

In a reflection in the Ecumenical Centre Chapel in Geneva on 20 January, WCC programme executive for the Faith and Order Commission Dr Ani Ghazaryan Drissi offered a reflection on how important it is that, in difficult times, churches welcome people who have no place to go.

WCC condemns killing of Nigerian Christian Brethren leader

WCC condemns killing of Nigerian Christian Brethren leader

Upon hearing news that Church of the Brethren leader Lawan Andimi was executed by Boko Haram on 20 January, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemned the brutal act of violence and expressed his sincere condolences to Rev. Andimi's family, community and church.

Middle East Council of Churches releases statement on fate of kidnapped bishops

Middle East Council of Churches releases statement on fate of kidnapped bishops

The Middle East Council of Churches issued a statement related to the case and fate of two Archbishops, Boulos Yaziji and Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim, who were kidnapped on 22 April 2013.