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Former WCC president reflects on a lifetime dedicated to the common good

Ninety-six-year-old Lois Wilson, a former World Council of Churches president and the first female moderator of the United Church of Canada, is at the centre of a book, For the Sake of the Common Good: Essays in Honour of Lois Wilson,” published by McGill-Queen's University Press and written by people who worked with her.

COP28 Side-events

30 November - 12 December 2023

Events with involvement of the World Council of Churches and ecumenical partners at the COP28 conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November - 12 December.

COP28, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Engaging climate justice: WCC Eco-School

Students who recently completed the WCC Eco School in Crete, Greece, took time to compile their reflections on how the experience helped them hone their messages and actions related to climate justice and a transition to green energy. This is first of a series of blog entries from Eco School students.

Declaración sobre Nigeria en el contexto regional africano

Durante la reunión del Comité Ejecutivo del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias (CMI) en Abuja (Nigeria), del 8 al 14 de noviembre, el órgano rector publicó una declaración en la que reconocía su gran admiración por la “asombrosa diversidad de culturas, lenguas y religiones” de Nigeria y hacía un llamado al gobierno nigeriano a hacer un mayor esfuerzo para reparar las injusticias económicas y otros graves problemas que afectan a la nación.

Executive committee

A journey through advocacy, women's leadership, and the Korea peace appeal

The call for peace in Korea has resonated for decades, echoing across international borders and faith communities. Patti Talbot, who has served The United Church of Canada for nearly 30 years, sheds light on the enduring relevance of ecumenical advocacy efforts for peace in the Korean Peninsula. She shared insights into the importance of these efforts and their potential to change the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

Video interview: WCC “will be known by where it invests its moral and financial resources”

In a video interview with WCC news, Rev. Dr Liberato C. Bautista, assistant general secretary for United Nations and International Affairs, General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church, reflects on the dynamics of the ecumenical movement between local and global realities and the role of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in international multilateral dialogue.