World Council of Churches

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service

WCC joins tribute to Rev. Canon Prof. John Samuel Pobee

WCC joins tribute to Rev. Canon Prof. John Samuel Pobee

The WCC fellowship joins the family and friends of Prof. John Samuel Pobee in celebrating his life and ministry and grieving his death on 22 January.

World Council of Churches, Lutheran World Federation issue joint appeal to Nigerian president

World Council of Churches, Lutheran World Federation issue joint appeal to Nigerian president

In a joint appeal to Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, the World Council of Churches and the Lutheran World Federation expressed grief at the continuing violence in Nigeria and urged the Nigerian government to better protect the people.

WCC general secretary urges unified transformative action

 WCC general secretary urges unified transformative action

In a speech before the annual assembly of the Protestant Federation of France, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit reflected on the questions: Where does the ecumenical movement stand today and where should the WCC take in it in the future?