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A call to go beyond institutions: Consultation on Ecumenism in the 21st century

"The table is big enough for all of us" said the World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia at a 30 November-3 December unprecedented meeting near Geneva, affirming the World Council of Churches' (WCC) role of "facilitating the further and deeper participation of all those involved in the ecumenical movement, including those that are not members of the WCC."

Church-related organizations support Code of Good Practice for HIV/AIDS response

At least 19 faith-based organizations are among the 160 initial signers of a new Code of Good Practice for NGOs Responding to HIV/AIDS.

December 2004

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Sixteen-day "On the wings of a dove" campaign to be launched by WCC

"On the wings of a dove", a sixteen-day World Council of Churches' (WCC) worldwide campaign to overcome violence against women and children, will be launched on Thursday 25 November 2004 at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

Planners anticipate time of "inspiration and hope" at WCC ninth assembly

The WCC ninth assembly in 2006 should be a time of "inspiration and hope" for the churches according to members of the international planning committee after their first visit to the assembly venue in Porto Alegre, Brazil, last week.