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Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis has praised the ecumenical atmosphere of his visit to Geneva to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), and has said work by churches for peace is a mandate from God in a world threatened by crises.

Marginalized are at centre of papal gifts exchange

Marginalized are at centre of papal gifts exchange

Pope Francis and leaders of the World Council of Churches (WCC) exchanged gifts at a simple open-air ceremony in the garden of the WCC’s Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, during the pontiff’s one-day visit to Switzerland to celebrate the WCC’s 70th anniversary.

Christian faith guides career of South Korean academic and feminist Dr Sang Chang

Christian faith guides career of South Korean academic and feminist Dr Sang Chang

When asked to talk about her story of faith, Rev. Dr Sang Chang doesn’t hesitate for a moment. The president of the Asia region of the World Council of Churches (WCC) is eager to tell how her faith has supported her career as a theologian, academic, advocate for women’s rights, and South Korea’s first female acting prime minister.