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WCC highlights urgency of ecotheology at conference in Sicily

The World Council of Churches (WCC) participated in the 7th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion (EuARE), held in Palermo, Italy from 20-23 May. This year's conference focused on paradigm shifts in religions, drawing over 1,100 participants to discuss important ecological and theological issues.

In Kenya, messages about gender equality reach thousands

Whether its weaving gender equality into environmental training for young children, or reaching 2,000 high school and university students with the Thursdays in Black campaign, Kevin Maina is making some major strides in Kenya toward a world free from gender-based violence. 

Fact sheet - East Jerusalem Demolitions (March 2024)

This fact sheet is a product of the work of the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (WCC-EAPPI) under the EU-sponsored project entitled “Maintaining a Lively Palestinian and Bedouin Presence in EAST Jerusalem Through Protective Presence, Monitoring, Documenting, and Advocacy”. The document covers data assembled as of 31 December 2023.

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity celebrated in southern hemisphere

The worlds largest prayer gathering—the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—is being celebrated in the southern hemisphere from 19-26 May, drawing together churches across the globe under the theme "You shall love the Lord your God ... and your neighbour as yourself" (Luke 10:27).