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“Bible App” brings Week of Prayer to even more people

  “Bible App” brings Week of Prayer to even more people

A “Bible App” is making material for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity available on smart phones, computers and tablets as the World Council of Churches (WCC) continues its collaboration with YouVersion.

Cyprus Metropolitan Vasilios says steps to reconciliation are ‘not easy’, yet ‘must be done’

Cyprus Metropolitan Vasilios says steps to reconciliation are ‘not easy’, yet ‘must be done’

The division of Cyprus since 1974 is one of the most protracted issues in the hands of the United Nations. Despite recent peace negotiations faltering, hope still exists that the impasse on the unification of the Mediterranean island will be resolved. The Church of Cyprus, a founding member of the World Council of Churches (WCC), strives for the unity of the island, together with other churches in the country. It recognizes, however, that the challenge is first to heal the wounds caused by the Turkish invasion 44 years ago.

Compassion flow in Kenya after terrorist attack

Compassion flow in Kenya after terrorist attack

Dozens of acts of compassion, overflowing patriotism and individual courage have marked the responses to a Nairobi terrorist attack. The country’s faith leaders strongly condemned the violence.