World Council of Churches

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Churches join hands for solidarity, human rights and dignity

Churches join hands for solidarity, human rights and dignity

Europe is again faced with a rise in migrants and refugees seeking a better life with some similar signs to the crisis that peaked five years ago during a mass movement triggered by the Syrian War and extreme hardships in other countries.

WCC celebrates five years of partnership with UNICEF

WCC celebrates five years of partnership with UNICEF

Five years ago, on 18 September, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and UNICEF signed a partnership that created a network of over 1,500 influential supporters and over 100 practical tools and strategies to strengthen the work for children.

Webinar explores far-ranging effects of COVID-19 and desperate need of pastoral care

Webinar explores far-ranging effects of COVID-19 and desperate need of pastoral care

During a webinar on the many effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Church of Norway fielded reflections from pastors and church leaders in diverse corners of the world. The presentation is part of a new webinar series, produced by Rev. Dr Einar Tjelle, on the local and global realities of COVID-19. Tjelle is head of Ecumenism & Interfaith Dialogue for the Church of Norway and the Council on Ecumenical &International Relations.