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ÖRK reagiert auf falsche Medienberichte über Israel und Palästina

In einer Reaktion auf die falsche Berichterstattung über Israel und Palästina bekräftigte der geschäftsführende Generalsekretär des Ökumenischen Rats der Kirchen, Priester Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca, die in der Vergangenheit des ÖRKs erfolgte Verurteilung von Antisemitismus und geht dabei auch die Erfahrungen und das Leiden der Palästinenserinnen und Palästinenser ein.

WCC responds to false reporting in Germany on Israel and Palestine

In a response to false reporting in Germany on Israel and Palestine, World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca reiterated the WCCs history of denouncing antisemitism and, at the same time, responding to the experiences and suffering of Palestinians.

Colombian human rights advocates engage in strategic talks in the US

In a recent visit to the United States, a group of four laureates of the National Human Rights Award in Colombia” engaged in meetings in Washington and New York City with government officials, diplomats, and United Nations (UN) representatives. They spoke of the deterioration of the peace process in the country and the importance of international solidarity.

Erneute Forderung des ÖRK nach Freilassung der Erzbischöfe von Aleppo

Der geschäftsführende Generalsekretär des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen, Priester Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca, wiederholte die Forderungen nach der Freilassung von zwei syrischen Erzbischöfen, dem syrisch-orthodoxen Erzbischof Johanna Ibrahim und dem griechisch-orthodoxen Erzbischof Bulos Jasidschi, die im April 2013 in der Nähe von Aleppo entführt worden waren.

WCC renews call for release of archbishops of Aleppo

World Council of Churches acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca reiterated calls for the release of two Syrian archbishops, Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim and Greek Orthodox Archbishop Paul Yazigi, who were kidnapped near Aleppo, Syria in April 2013.

Perkins names Dr Evelyn Parker as 2021 Distinguished Alumna

The Perkins School of Theology Alumni/ae Council selected Dr Evelyn L. Parker as the 2021 recipient of the Perkins Distinguished Alumnus/a Award. The award recognizes Perkins graduates who have demonstrated effectiveness and integrity in service to the church, continuing support for the goals of Perkins and Southern Methodist University, outstanding service to the community, and exemplary character.

As transboundary water dispute over Nile River worsens, WCC calls for prayers for peace

As tension grows in the long-running regional dispute over a giant dam built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, one of the Nile Rivers main tributaries, World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary, Rev. Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca appealed to all WCC member churches in Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan and around the world to pray for a peaceful solution to the problem.