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WCC general secretary nominated as presiding bishop for Bishops’ Conference of the Church of Norway

WCC general secretary nominated as presiding bishop for Bishops’ Conference of the Church of Norway

The Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway has nominated World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit as its new presiding bishop.

Youth leaders: “We will stop at nothing” to end HIV and violence

Youth leaders: “We will stop at nothing” to end HIV and violence

Young people in Uganda are on fire for change that will free the world from both HIV and sexual and gender-based violence. Spreading sparks of knowledge and enthusiasm, they have been visiting schools to inform and inspire even more young people.

Southern African theologians craft advocacy tools for women’s health, equality

Southern African theologians craft advocacy tools for women’s health, equality

With both creativity and dedication, a group of diverse theologians from across southern Africa have developed tools that will strengthen advocacy for women’s sexual and reproductive health.