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Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace

Become involved in the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, an initiative of the WCC member churches “to work together in a common quest, renewing the true vocation of the church through collaborative engagement with the most important issues of justice and peace, healing a world filled with conflict, injustice and pain.”

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World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemned use of excessive violence by Israeli forces against civilian protestors in Gaza during last week in which many have lost their lives or lost their loved ones, and is particularly worried that some Christians are celebrating the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem as a gift from God, despite the disruptively provocative nature of this move.

WCC condemns terror attacks on churches in Indonesia, calls for end to violence

WCC condemns terror attacks on churches in Indonesia, calls for end to violence

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemned the suicide bombing attacks at three separate churches in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on Sunday.

When you have nothing, you give your heart

When you have nothing, you give your heart

If the human spirit and likeness of God's will for peace with justice for all people is alive in the world, the pilgrim team that visited South Sudan this week has witnessed it. From 5-9 May, a World Council of Churches “Pilgrim Team” visited South Sudan under the theme “African Women of Faith and Gender Justice.” The delegation was hosted by the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC).

Ecumenical delegation visits North Korea

Ecumenical delegation visits North Korea

A six-person international ecumenical delegation, comprised of representatives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and led by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and WCRC general secretary Rev. Dr Chris Ferguson, visited Pyongyang on 3-7 May, at the invitation of the Korean Christian Federation (KCF) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

“Sharing faith, nurturing hope” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2017

“Sharing faith, nurturing hope” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2017

As of 1 May 2018, the WCC Annual Review 2017 is available for download online. The annual review records many of the WCC’s activities undertaken in 2017 and continuing into 2018.

South Sudan delegation advocates for peace during New York meetings

South Sudan delegation advocates for peace during New York meetings

Representatives of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) engaged in a series of meetings last week in New York, accompanied by the World Council of Churches (WCC) to inform UN member states and agencies about the current crisis and to advocate for a pathway towards peace.

WCC congratulates new general secretary of Churches Together in England

The WCC sent a congratulatory message to Rev. Dr Paul Goodliff, who was appointed new general secretary of Churches Together in England.

WCC “Pilgrim Team” to visit South Sudan

WCC “Pilgrim Team” to visit South Sudan

A World Council of Churches “Pilgrim Team” will visit South Sudan from 5-9 May under the theme “African Women of Faith and Gender Justice.”

Role of churches in Colombia’s peace process raised at Global Christian Forum gathering

Role of churches in Colombia’s peace process raised at Global Christian Forum gathering

A leader in Colombia’s administration in Bogota at the third Global Gathering of the Global Christian Forum (GCF) praised the Christian community and religious groups for the role they have paid in the South American country’s peace process.

National Council of Churches in Korea welcomes outcome of summit

National Council of Churches in Korea welcomes outcome of summit

The National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) released a statement on 27 April in response to the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity, and Unification of the Korean Peninsula.