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What can churches do to prevent modern slavery?

Jackline Makena Mutuma is clergy with the Methodist Church in Kenya and a student at the Ecumenical Institute at the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, where her current research is related to the intersection of modern day slavery and global warming. She was also recently elected as one of the vice moderators of the WCC Commission on Faith and Order. In a WCC interview, she reflects on the urgent issue of preventing modern slavery.

International conference “Towards Nicaea 2025: Exploring the Council’s Ecumenical Significance Today”

04 - 08 November 2024

The World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Institute at Bossey cordially invites emerging and senior scholars from diverse Christian traditions to participate in an international conference focusing on the ecumenical significance of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea (325 CE) and its relevance in today’s rapidly changing world.

The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

Bossey research fellows begin their WCC journey

Six students from the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey are beginning their research fellowship programme with the World Council of Churches (WCC), where they will work and study for six weeks as part of their spring semester. 

Les expert-e-s invité-e-s à soumettre leurs résumés pour la conférence sur le Premier concile œcuménique de Nicée

L’Institut œcuménique du Conseil œcuménique des Églises à Bossey invite les expert-e-s émergent-e-s et confirmé-e-s de diverses traditions chrétiennes à prendre part à une conférence internationale dédiée à la portée œcuménique du premier Concile œcuménique de Nicée (325 apr. J.-C.) et à sa pertinence dans le monde actuel en rapide mutation.

Se invita a personas del ámbito académico a presentar resúmenes de ponencias para la conferencia sobre el Primer Concilio Ecuménico de Nicea

El Instituto Ecuménico de Bossey del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias invita a académicos y académicas emergentes y experimentados de diversas tradiciones cristianas a participar en una conferencia internacional que profundizará en la significatividad ecuménica del Primer Concilio Ecuménico de Nicea (325 d.C.) y su relevancia en un mundo actual rápidamente cambiante. 

Wissenschaft eingeladen, Abstracts für Konferenz zum Ersten Ökumenischen Konzil von Nizäa einzureichen

Das Ökumenische Institut des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen in Bossey lädt aufstrebende und führende Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler aus den vielfältigen christlichen Glaubenstraditionen zur Teilnahme an einer internationalen Konferenz ein, die sich mit der ökumenischen Bedeutung des ersten ökumenischen Konzils von Nizäa (325 n. Chr.) und seiner Relevanz in der sich schnell verändernden Welt von heute beschäftigen wird.

Our trip to Rome

In the academic year of 2023-24, students from the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey experienced a transformative and historic visit to Rome, graciously hosted by the Roman Catholic Church's Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity. This pilgrimage became a pivotal chapter in our lives, revealing abject insights into the significance of ecumenism as a catalyst for fostering unity among Christians.

Ecumenical spirit moves Bossey students at mass with Pope Francis

For students from the World Council of Churches's (WCC) Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, attending a Sunday mass at which Pope Francis presided in the Basilica of St Peter, Vatican during the week of Christian unity forged a special memory about bringing churches together.