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Monastery in Ukraine responds to the consequences of war

During the recent solidarity visit to Ukraine, a World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation was welcomed at the Banchen monastery in the Chernivtsi region of Ukraine, witnessing its active involvement supporting and sheltering victims of Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine.

وفد مجلس الكنائس العالمي يزور سوريا ويعرب عن تضامنه مع "الصامدون في أرضهم"

قام القس البروفسور الدكتور/ ايوان سوكا، الامين العام لمجلس الكنائس العالمي بالإنابة بزيارة لسوريا برفقة سكرتير عام مجلس كنائس الشرق الاوسط الدكتور/ ميشال عبس والامين العام لتحالف "كنائس للعمل معاً" رودليمار بوينو دى فاريا والمستشار الاقدم لمجلس الكنائس العالمي لبناء السلام ميشال نصير.

On Korean Peninsula, “the churches and the country need reconciliation and unity”

Rev. Dr Hyunju Bae represents the Presbyterian Church of Korea on the World Council of Churches central and executive committees and serves on the WCC Gender Advisory Group. She is a former professor of New Testament Studies at the Busan Presbyterian University, Republic of Korea, and now a co-president of the Korea Christian Environmental Movement Solidarity for Integrity of Creation.  Below, she reflects on a recent prayer vigil for peace, as well as other ecumenical activities in South Korea.

At “Working Together" meeting, “we welcome one another”

World Council of Churches (WCC) specialized ministries and roundtable partners are gathering on 3-4 May at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute for a Working Together” meeting filled with a spirit of interconnected learning and preparation for the WCC 11th Assembly.

WCC honoured with Geneva Engage Award

The World Council of Churches (WCC) was honoured as a top non-governmental organization for its work during 2021, receiving a third-place Geneva Engage Award on 1 February for effective and inspiring social media outreach and engagement.

Why theology must occupy social media

I see five imperatives for theologians (prophetic, pastoral and priestly), to occupy the social media space, which is currently dominated by politics (politricks), business (including profiteers), entertainers (artists, sports, etc.), economists, lawyers, etc.

WCC congratulates 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureates

As the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca congratulated them and expressed solidarity with their ongoing fight for justice and peace.

ممثلو مجلس الكنائس العالمي ورابطة العالم الإسلامي ورابطة الحوار من أجل السلام يجتمعون في المعهد المسكوني في بوسي.

التقى الأمين العام بالنيابة لمجلس الكنائس العالمي القس البروفيسور الدكتور يوان سوكا مع الدكتور محمد بن عبد الكريم العيسى، الأمين العام لرابطة العالم الإسلامي ومقرها مكة والسيد أمير جافد الشيخ، رئيس رابطة الحوار من أجل السلام ومقرها في النرويج، في المعهد المسكوني في بوسي يوم 31 أغسطس/ آب.