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August 15th Joint South-North (North-South) Prayer for Peace & Reunification on the Korean Peninsula
Prayer for Peace and Reunification on the Korean Peninsula by the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and Korean Christian Federation (KCF)
ΚΑΙΡΟΣ για τη Δημιουργία – Ομολογώντας την Ελπίδα για τη Γη: Η έκκληση του Βούπερταλ
Μοιραστήκαμε ιστορίες από την Αφρική, την Ασία, την Ευρώπη, τη Λατινική Αμερική, τη Βόρεια Αμερική και την Ωκεανία. Ακούσαμε τις κραυγές της γης, τις κραυγές των ανθρώπων που είναι ευάλωτοι στις επιπτώσεις της κλιματικής αλλαγής, ιδιαίτερα των παιδιών και των ηλικιωμένων, τις κραυγές των νέων που απαιτούν δικαιοσύνη μεταξύ των γενεών και τις ανησυχίες των ειδικών για τις τρέχουσες τάσεις.
“Multi-Religious Perspectives on the CRC@30”
“Multi-Religious Perspectives on the CRC@30” The 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child July 15, 2019, 1:15 – 3:15 pm at the Ford Foundation Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit General Secretary
Communiqué of the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula
Communiqué of the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula “Seek Peace and Pursue It” (Ps 34:14), Bangkok 2019
STOP the “bottle Divonne water project” !
Residents of Divonne and people from neighbouring cities and countries are signing a petition at Avaaz.org. The WCC Ecumenical Water Network is encouraging people of good will to sign the petition as well.
Message on Jerusalem by the WCC GS Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
Communiqué World Council of Churches [WCC] and the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations [IJCIC]
A Meeting of the World Council of Churches [WCC] and the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations [IJCIC] “The normalization of hatred: challenges for Jews and Christians today” 25-27 June, 2019 Paris, France
Kairos for Creation: Confessing Hope for the Earth - The Wuppertal Call
After 52 participants from 22 countries from different confessional and faith traditions gathered 16-19 June in Wuppertal, Germany, they have released "Kairos for Creation – Confessing Hope for the Earth”.
Address by Rev. Wu Wei, President of the China Christian Council, to Faith and Order Commission, Nanjing, China, June 2019
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission held a meeting 12-19 June 2019, in Nanjing, China. Hosted by the China Christian Council, the commission met to discuss and make decisions about the results of the work of its three study groups on ecclesiology, moral discernment and the pilgrimage of justice and peace. The venue of the meeting raised awareness on important ecclesiological issues in the hosting country.
Report of Rev. Dr Susan Durber, Faith and Order Moderator, to Faith and Order Commission, Nanjing, China, June 2019
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission held a meeting 12-19 June 2019, in Nanjing, China. Hosted by the China Christian Council, the commission met to discuss and make decisions about the results of the work of its three study groups on ecclesiology, moral discernment and the pilgrimage of justice and peace. The venue of the meeting raised awareness on important ecclesiological issues in the hosting country.
Ending Slavery Today: Ecumenical Theological Considerations
Report of Rev. Dr Odair Pedroso Mateus, Faith and Order Director, to Faith and Order Commission, Nanjing, June 2019, China
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission held a meeting 12-19 June 2019, in Nanjing, China. Hosted by the China Christian Council, the commission met to discuss and make decisions about the results of the work of its three study groups on ecclesiology, moral discernment and the pilgrimage of justice and peace. The venue of the meeting raised awareness on important ecclesiological issues in the hosting country.
One Planet Living Event 20 June, 2019
Message of "Green Reformation: Ecology, Religion, Education and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement" (a living document) - Bossey, May 2019
Green Reformation: Ecology, Religion, Education and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement. An International Consultation, 12-15 May 2019, Ecumenical Institute Bossey, Switzerland
WCC EcoSchool 2019 brochure
The third edition of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice will be held 4-17 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, hosted by the Christian Conference of Asia.
WCC EcoSchool 2019 guidelines
These are the guidelines of third edition of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice to be held 4-17 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, hosted by the Christian Conference of Asia.
WCC EcoSchool 2019 application form
This is the application form for the third edition of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice will be held 4-17 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, hosted by the Christian Conference of Asia.
Greetings of WCC general secretary the Council of the Lutheran World Federation
Greetings of WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the Lutheran World Federation Council meeting in Geneva
WCC General Secretary’s introductory comments at Building Bridges 11 June 2019
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit General Secretary World Council of Churches WCC General Secretary’s introductory comments at Building Bridges 11 June 2019
Concept note for 2019 World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI)
Each year during the week that includes the International Day of Peace (21 September), churches, related organizations, congregations, and people of faith are encouraged to participate in worship services, educational events, and acts of support for a just and sustainable peace for both Palestinians and Israelis.