A newly released volume, “Transformative Spiritualities for the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” provides a selection of reflections from indigenous perspectives to women’s voices, from black communities ́ to campesino/as ́ struggles, from specific Christian traditions to sister faiths.
A new publication from WCC, “Coexistence: Peace, Nature, Poverty, Terrorism, Values (Religious Perspectives)” by Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës, and All Albania, is now available in hard copy and as an eBook.
For each assembly, the central committee submits an accountability report, describing and offering an assessment of the activities of the WCC between the assemblies; in this case, since the 10th Assembly, in Busan, Republic of Korea, in late 2013.
The latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the World Council of Churches (WCC), explores the teaching of ecumenism against the background of the shift of gravity of Christianity to the global South and the emergence of World Christianity as an academic field in its own right.
A Zoom panel on 30 January 2022 recalled the witness of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1931-2021) and to celebrate the publication of a new book, Ecumenical Encounters with Desmond Mpilo Tutu, honouring his life and work and presented to him on his 90th birthday.
A special edition of Current Dialogue, the World Council of Churches (WCC) journal on interreligious relations, is marking the 50th anniversary of the WCC Office of Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation.
Registrations are open for a World Council of Churches webinar on 19 January that will launch the first volume of a major new history of ecumenism produced by a team of academics and scholars coordinated by the Italian-based Foundation for Religious Studies(FSCIRE).
A new book, “The Africa We Pray For: On a Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” which highlights the voices of young people, will be co-released by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and Globethics.net on 10th December, Human Rights Day.
Looking toward the 2022 assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) that will gather around the theme “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity,” the latest issue of the WCC journal International Review of Mission focuses on the relationship between mission and unity.
At a 23 September webinar commemorating 90 years since the entry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer into the ecumenical movement and its witness for peace, speakers reflected on how Bonhoeffer’s wisdom has withstood the test of time and still illuminates the ecumenical movement today.
An online intergenerational conversation will mark the 50th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation Programme. Young people will virtually gather with former WCC staff members on 1 July.
The life and insights of the German Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer can shed light on the theme of the forthcoming assembly of the World Council of Churches, “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity,” writes Keith Clements in the article that opens the latest issue of the WCC quarterly, The Ecumenical Review.
Under the title “Christ’s Love in the Midst of Pandemic: Moving the World to Reconciliation and Solidarity,” the World Council of Churches (WCC) journal The Ecumenical Review explores a range of theological, spiritual, and societal questions raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest issue of “International Review of Mission,” the twice-yearly journal of the Word Council of Churches (WCC) on mission and evangelism, looks toward the WCC’s 11th Assembly taking place in 2022 in Germany on the theme “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity.”
The National Council of Churches in Korea has published a Korean translation of The Light of Peace: Churches in Solidarity with the Korean Peninsula, a book the World Council of Churches (WCC) fellowship is using to recognize 70 years of unresolved conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
The new issue of International Review of Mission includes a variety of articles, ranging from post-colonialism to public theology, and from mission models to Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation. Two of the articles are specifically concerned with healing, which is a pertinent theme at this current period of the coronavirus. These two articles clearly indicate that the biblical concept of health consists as it does of the welfare, health, and prosperity of the individual person as well as of communities as a whole. Individuals are always part of the communities they belong to.
As the World Council of Churches prepares for its 11th Assembly in 2021, a special “virtual” issue of the WCC’s journal International Review of Mission is now available online presenting a set of 12 articles published following the WCC’s previous assembly in 2013 in Busan, Republic of Korea.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) condemned an attack on a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi´s home north of New York City, on 28 December, stabbing and wounding five people. Several state and local officials have described the location of stabbing as a synagogue.