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Love heals, not hurts: global reflections for Valentine’s Day

Love heals, not hurts: global reflections for Valentine’s Day

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has released a video that highlights reflections from across the globe on how love heals, not hurts. The short film is part of a special WCC campaign addressing abuse and violence in “loving” relationships.

Thursdays in Black flourishes in Liberia

Thursdays in Black flourishes in Liberia

Women in Liberia participated in the Thursdays in Black campaign by staging a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Margibi County against the growing waves of violence against women and girls.

Thursdays in Black “Valentine’s Day” focuses on “Love heals, not hurts”

Thursdays in Black “Valentine’s Day” focuses on “Love heals, not hurts”

A special WCC campaign is tackling abuse and violence in “loving” relationships. Valentine’s Day, 14 February, falls on a Thursday this year, and is being connected to the Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and violence.

Thursdays in Black meets Saint Lucy in Sweden

Thursdays in Black meets Saint Lucy in Sweden

A group of Swedish Saint Lucy’s Day performers swapped the traditionally red ribbons for black ones this year, in support for the Thursdays in Black campaign.

BBC radio shows in Scotland highlight gender justice, WCC leaders

BBC radio shows in Scotland highlight gender justice, WCC leaders

A worship service at the Glasgow University Chapel on 25 November featured recorded contributions by World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy general secretary Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri as well as two other women who have dedicated their lives to promoting gender justice.

اللجنة التنفيذية لمجلس الكنائس العالمي تعتمد الاستراتيجية الإعلامية

اللجنة التنفيذية لمجلس الكنائس العالمي تعتمد الاستراتيجية الإعلامية

بتاريخ 7 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر، وافقت اللجنة التنفيذية لمجلس الكنائس العالمي على الاستراتيجية الإعلامية المزمع اتباعها إلى غاية عام 2021، وهو العام الذي ستُعقد فيه الجمعية العامة القادمة لمجلس الكنائس العالمي.

WCC Executive Committee approves Communication Strategy

WCC Executive Committee approves Communication Strategy

On 7 November, the WCC Executive Committee approved a Communication Strategy through 2021, the year of the next WCC Assembly.

Churches are vital to renewed focus on gender violence, says WCC

Churches are vital to renewed focus on gender violence, says WCC

Concrete action by churches everywhere is necessary to counter the persistent scourge of sexual and gender-based violence, urges the WCC in a plaintive call from Uppsala, Sweden.

Gender justice an important facet of ACT Assembly

Gender justice an important facet of ACT Assembly

Gender justice has been an important facet of the ACT Alliance Assembly being held Uppsala, Sweden this week.

Jamaica vantage point for Caribbean ecumenism

Jamaica vantage point for Caribbean ecumenism

A warm welcome with cheers and high expectations awaited WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit when he touched down in Kingston earlier this week. The Jamaican capital was the first stop of a 10-day tour in the Caribbean.