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WCC general secretary congratulates Dr Rima Nasrallah van Saane on ordination

WCC general secretary congratulates Dr Rima Nasrallah van Saane on ordination

Upon the ordination of Dr Rima Nasrallah van Saane on 11 November in the National Evangelical Church of Beirut, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent a letter of congratulations and encouragement.

US Catholic bishops approve pastoral letter against racism

US Catholic bishops approve pastoral letter against racism

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved on 14 November the formal statement, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love,” a pastoral letter against racism.

“When Nature Calls”…WCC joins in commemoration of World Toilet Day

“When Nature Calls”…WCC joins in commemoration of World Toilet Day

On 19 November, the World Council of Churches (WCC) commemorated World Toilet Day with reflections about the human right to a dignified sanitation. In a morning prayer led by the WCC Ecumenical Water Network (EWN), those gathered drew attention to the global sanitation challenge.