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Churches amplify urgent calls to address violent racism in US

Churches amplify urgent calls to address violent racism in US

As protests erupted in more than 30 cities across the US in the wake of the death of George Floyd, churches in the US collectively expressed anger combined with a clarion call for a change—once and for all—in a nation that has tolerated violent racism for too long.

Pope Francis joins UK church leaders in Pentecost online service

Pope Francis joins UK church leaders in Pentecost online service

His Holiness Pope Francis took part in an online church service on 31 May alongside the archbishops of Canterbury and York and a number of presidents of Churches Together in England.

WCC Executive Committee to hold virtual meeting, pray for world burdened by COVID-19

WCC Executive Committee to hold virtual meeting, pray for world burdened by COVID-19

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee will meet virtually on 1-3 June, offering solidarity to a world in which many find themselves in critical situations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.