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Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, WCC explore how to share more widely “Serving a Wounded World”

Gathering for an annual meeting from 19-20 January, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and World Council of Churches Office of Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation discussed ways of sharing more widely the document “Serving a Wounded World in Interreligious Solidarity: A Christian Call to Reflection and Action During COVID-19 and Beyond,” which was co-produced by the two offices in 2020.

Christians in Africa face increasing violent attacks, repression

An intervention on behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC) made by Peter Prove, director of the WCC Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, in a recent conference on “The Situation of Christians in Africa” lifted up the concern that, alongside the extraordinary demographic growth of Christians on the continent, churches and Christians in Africa are experiencing an increasing number of violent attacks and other forms of repression.

Young people offer visions for interreligious solidarity

Young people from the Hindu, Muslim and Christian faith traditions shared encouraging visions on the role of youth in promoting interfaith solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic in a webinar jointly organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC), Lutheran World Federation and Network of Religious and Traditional Peacemakers.