The World Council of Churches (WCC) is mourning the death of Most Rev. Fereimi Cama, bishop of Polynesia and primate of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Cama was also a trustee of the Pacific Conference of Churches.
WCC's letter of condolences at the passing of the Most Rev. Fereimi Cama, the bishop of Polynesia and Primate of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and a trustee of the Pacific Conference of Churches.
Twenty-seven indigenous and ecumenical youths gathered together for a five-day World Council of Churches (WCC) event this week in Japan’s third-largest, western city of Osaka. Participants gathered under the theme, “WCC Continuing Formation on Youth and Racism Awareness in Asia & Indigenous Youth Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace.”
The WCC continues to receive messages of thanksgiving and encouragement from member churches, sister organizations and the wider ecumenical movement as the fellowship marks 70 years in working for Christian unity and action.
Participants at the Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering observed the 70th anniversary of the WCC in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand on 22 July. In a sermon for the occasion, Rev. Prince Devanandan, president and ecumenical officer of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, said WCC helps churches unify yet remain diverse.
Greetings to the World Council of Churches from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia, the Methodist Church of New Zealand – Te Hahi Weteriana o Aotearoa and the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the WCC
In a letter to archbishops Philip Richardson and Winston Halapua, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed his sadness at the recent passing of Archbishop William Brown Turei.
A World Council of Churchesâ Living Letters team recently visited the Northern Territory of Australia visiting the communities of Galiwinkâu, Mapuru, Wadeye, Hermannsburg, Amoonguna, Mount Nancy Town Camps.