World Council of Churches

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WCC congratulates Dr Michel Abs, new secretary general for Middle East Council of Churches

WCC congratulates Dr Michel Abs, new secretary general for Middle East Council of Churches

In a 21 September letter, World Council of Churches interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca congratulated Dr Michel Abs on being elected as the next secretary general of the Middle East Council of Churches.

Czechoslovak Hussite Church celebrates 100 years

Czechoslovak Hussite Church celebrates 100 years

On 15 September, the Czechoslovak Hussite Church officially celebrated its 100-year anniversary with a service in Prague. The service followed a previous one held on 11 January. The September date is a special one for the church, as 100 years ago on that day, the Czechoslovak Hussite Church achieved official recognition by the state.

South African church leaders say COVID-19 corruption kills, as they campaign against it

South African church leaders say COVID-19 corruption kills, as they campaign against it

South African church leaders heard that corruption in their country kills when they organized for a campaign against the latest version of pillaging during the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.