World Council of Churches

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Prayer campaign to end 70-year Korean War gains global momentum

Prayer campaign to end 70-year Korean War gains global momentum

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) global fellowship embarks on prayers for peace on the Korean Peninsula from 1 March to 15 August, the world is ready for an era of permanent peace, said Rev. Dr Hong-Jung Lee, general secretary of the National Council of Churches in Korea.

WCC expresses deep sadness, concern over mob violence in India

WCC expresses deep sadness, concern over mob violence in India

The World Council of Churches (WCC), along with its member churches in India and the fellowship of Christians all over the world, expressed deep sadness and concern over the ongoing communal mob violence in the northeast district of Delhi, which since 23 February, has led to more than 20 deaths, hundreds of injuries, and destruction of properties, with places of worship being desecrated and destroyed.

Faith-based groups create prayer chain in run up to COP26

Faith-based groups create prayer chain in run up to COP26

In the ten months leading to the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26), faith-based organisations, including Christian Aid, ACT Alliance, and Lutheran World Federation are inviting people to a period of intense prayer for the climate.