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North and South Korean church leaders issue call to pursue peace, lift sanctions on DPRK

North and South Korean church leaders issue call to pursue peace, lift sanctions on DPRK

A two-day historic meeting involving church leaders from both the North and South of the Korean Peninsula has ended in Geneva with the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula (EFK) issuing a call to “Seek Peace and Pursue It.”

After the papal visit, new media resources available

After the papal visit, new media resources available

Let’s continue our ecumenical pilgrimage together. The World Council of Churches is grateful for, and impressed by, the tremendous interest and engagement of journalists in the coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches on 21 June 2018.

Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis has praised the ecumenical atmosphere of his visit to Geneva to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), and has said work by churches for peace is a mandate from God in a world threatened by crises.