World Council of Churches

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Paving the way for ecumenical studies, learning English in Bossey

Paving the way for ecumenical studies, learning English in Bossey

Each year students from all over the world arrive at Bossey near Geneva for a three-month language training course to pave their way for ecumenical studies that follow on straight after. “The title captures the goal of the course,” says Father Lawrence Iwuamadi, the Nigerian priest who studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and is academic dean of the Ecumenical Institute.

Spiritual dimensions and interfaith cooperation key to sustainable development

Spiritual dimensions and interfaith cooperation key to sustainable development

Three weeks have now passed since this year’s edition of the World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden was wrapped up and delegates from all over the world headed home, inspired to “float” the issues, as the WCC Ecumenical Water Network chairperson, Bishop Arnold Temple from Sierra Leone, put it.

WCC’s Phiri speaks on globalisation and justice

WCC’s Phiri speaks on globalisation and justice

WCC deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri presented at the ReDI Conference, held 12-14 September at the headquarters of Diakonie Deutschland in Berlin.