World Council of Churches

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WCC joins in solemn commemoration of Holocaust anniversary

WCC joins in solemn commemoration of Holocaust anniversary

The World Council of Churches (WCC) joins in solemn commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz.

Middle East Council of Churches urges prayer and action for peace

Middle East Council of Churches urges prayer and action for peace

Upon completion of a meeting in Cyprus on 21-22 January, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches released a statement by members who came from Cyprus, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, and Palestine.

WCC regrets rejection of youth activists’ appeal over climate crisis

WCC regrets rejection of youth activists’ appeal over climate crisis

As a US federal appeals court ordered dismissal of a lawsuit brought by 21 youth plaintiffs against the federal government over the climate crisis, the World Council of Churches (WCC) reiterated its concern about government failure to address climate change and its impacts on the world that children and young people will inherit.