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Media contact:
Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Communication director
+41 79 507 6363
+41 22  791 60 18

WCC Communication Department +41 22 791 61 11

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Media advisories:

Media accreditation open for Pope Francis’ visit to WCC




Media accreditation opens for WCC Central Committee 2018




Media credentialing for Holy and Great Council open until June 6th

Thank you for your interest in covering the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church 19-26 June, 2016, in Crete, Greece. Applications for press accreditation will begin on 24 May 2016 and will be processed online only through The final date for submitting your application is 6 June.

USA Racial Justice Accompaniment Visit

The Racial Justice Accompaniment Visit to the USA is a continuation of the WCC’s long history of racial justice work. As part of the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, the WCC wishes to listen to and express support for people and churches in the USA, and to encourage the efforts of member churches and ecumenical partners in the US, as well as other justice-seeking movements on these issues.