The unbearable toll of lives lost, and the impact on the affected communities and nations, must engage the concern, solidarity and action of the international community and all people of goodwill, to stem the bloodshed and to confront the brutal ideologies behind such atrocities.
World Council of Churches interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca expressed solidarity with the churches and people of France, and condolences to the families of the victims, in the wake of extremist attacks in Nice on 29 October.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is horrified by the news of the brutal attack on school children at the Mother Francisca International Academy in Kumba, South-West Province, Cameroon, on 24 October 2020.
World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca offered reflections on the newest encyclical of Pope Francis, Fratelli tutti. Subtitled “On fraternity and social friendship,” the document is the Pope’s third encyclical.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is shocked by the violence perpetrated against unarmed protestors at Lekki toll gate, Lagos, on the evening of 20 October 2020 by security force personnel in military camouflage using live ammunition, resulting in a reported 20 deaths and 50 injured. We join the rising chorus of condemnation in Nigeria and around the world against this atrocity.
World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca sent joyful greetings to Jewish friends and colleagues across the world on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah 2020 and the forthcoming High Holy Days.
The World Council of Churches (WCC), ACT Alliance and the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) present their condolences to all Lebanese people who lost their loved ones in the catastrophic explosion that ripped through the heart of Beirut on 4 August 2020.
It is with great pleasure that we have received your invitation to the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) biennial General Assembly scheduled to be held on 28 and 29 August 2020. Today, due to the global lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic which has taught us a new way of being church, a new way of being Christians and a new way of responding to our challenges and our society, the Council is holding this Assembly in a unique way.