World Council of Churches

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

World Council of Churches postpones its assembly in order to be more inclusive of the wider fellowship amid COVID-19

World Council of Churches postpones its assembly in order to be more inclusive of the wider fellowship amid COVID-19

The executive committee, on behalf of the central committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), has decided, in close consultation with the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) and other host churches and local partners, to postpone the 11th assembly, originally planned for September 2021 in Karlsruhe, Germany, until 2022.

Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca confirmed interim WCC general secretary

Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca confirmed interim WCC general secretary

Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca has been confirmed interim WCC general secretary by the executive committee at an online meeting held on 3 June. Sauca will hold the post until the WCC central committee meets in June 2021.

WCC executive committee issues “Statement on Racial Justice in the USA”

WCC executive committee issues “Statement on Racial Justice in the USA”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee has issued a statement reiterating its call for a conversion that will end all forms of racism and racial discrimination.