World Council of Churches

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service

Young woman from Malawi keeps standing up for justice

Young woman from Malawi keeps standing up for justice

At the WCC 10th Assembly in 2013, 19-year-old Shyreen Mvula captivated hundreds of people when she told her courageous story about how being born HIV-positive unfolded into a lifetime of struggling for justice.

World Association for Christian Communication responds to challenges of digital age for justice and peace

World Association for Christian Communication responds to challenges of digital age for justice and peace

As the World Association for Christian Communication celebrates its 50th anniversary, the organization continues to explore how communication can help advance justice and build peace.

Films recognized for highlighting strength of the human spirit

Films recognized for highlighting strength of the human spirit

The 2018 Ecumenical Jury recognized two films in the Cannes Film Festival. The first, “Capharnaum,” by Nadine Labaki from Lebanon, portrays women and children, immigrants and outcasts, who have shown by their perseverance and ingenuity, love and courage, the full possibility of the human spirit.