World Council of Churches

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WCC condemns violence in India - and calls for justice

WCC condemns violence in India - and calls for justice

The death of a father and son in police custody last week in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has caused outrage and protest in the state. Family members and friends of the victims have accused the police of subjecting them to torture while they were in custody.

Orthodox bishop takes to organic farming during COVID-19 lockdown

Orthodox bishop takes to organic farming during COVID-19 lockdown

The Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Bangalore Diocesan headquarters on the outskirts of the city of Bengaluru in India has been transformed into a farmhouse during recent weeks due to a COVID-19 lockdown.

Taming post-harvest losses can boost food security in Africa, say church leaders

Taming post-harvest losses can boost food security in Africa, say church leaders

African Church leaders are highlighting the need to tame the continent’s persistent post-harvest losses, as organizations point at rising food insecurity due to the coronavirus pandemic.