World Council of Churches

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

After the papal visit, new media resources available

After the papal visit, new media resources available

Let’s continue our ecumenical pilgrimage together. The World Council of Churches is grateful for, and impressed by, the tremendous interest and engagement of journalists in the coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to the World Council of Churches on 21 June 2018.

Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis praises “ecumenical day” in Geneva for WCC anniversary

Pope Francis has praised the ecumenical atmosphere of his visit to Geneva to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), and has said work by churches for peace is a mandate from God in a world threatened by crises.

Marginalized are at centre of papal gifts exchange

Marginalized are at centre of papal gifts exchange

Pope Francis and leaders of the World Council of Churches (WCC) exchanged gifts at a simple open-air ceremony in the garden of the WCC’s Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, during the pontiff’s one-day visit to Switzerland to celebrate the WCC’s 70th anniversary.