In a joint message on gender-based violence, sexual abuse, and faith communities, 26 World Council of Churches (WCC) Thursdays in Black ambassadors lament that the scourge of sexual and gender-based violence continues unabated—and call on faith communities to prevent such violence in their own spaces.
Opening an online international seminar commemorating the life of Dr Paulose Mar Gregorios, World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri shared thoughts on his ecumenical contributions.
This joint report emphasises the work of the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Ecumenical Indigenous Peoples Network Reference Group and the Working Group on Climate Change. It affirms that Indigenous perspectives are crucial not only for addressing the burgeoning climate emergency but also for navigating the way forward to a hopeful post-COVID, post-growth and post-fossil fuel future and calls on the WCC to address this at the 11th WCC Assembly and relevant preassemblies.
Welcome address by Marcos Hovhannisyan, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church and chairman of the Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations, meeting the World Council of Churches delegation on 3 August 2022.
Come join the circle: A Reflection on the theme of the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, “Christ's Love moves us to reconciliation and Unity”, by the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Written in June 2022 Seoul, Republic of Korea
In a joint letter to President Joe Biden, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and ACT Alliance urged that he find ways in which the intended purposes of sanctions can be pursued without harm being inflicted on ordinary Syrians.