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Final Communiqué - Religious Consultation on Social Cohesion in Iraq

Invited by the World Council of Churches and the Middle East Council of Churches, 40 representatives of religious authorities and leaders of various Iraqi religions, congregations, and ethnic groups, came together in Beirut to follow up on recommendations of the 2017 conference held in Beirut under the title "Interfaith Consultation of Social Cohesion in Iraq", and to discuss emerging challenges and future prospects for social cohesion in Iraq.

Ecumenical movement

Holy Places and our Human Identities: Address of Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca at the conference in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Holy Places and our Human Identities”, address of the World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca at the conference "International Religious Freedom and Peace – To Promote Freedom of Religion and Preservation of Spiritual, Cultural and Historical Heritage" held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin from 8-12 September 2021.

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Morning Prayer for Tuesday, 1 December 2020

God, you are our safe place to hide

This week, on the first week of Advent, in the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle, we are praying with the people and churches of Myanmar and Thailand.

1 December is World AIDS Day. In a time of physical distancing, let us unite our hearts and minds as we prayerfully seek to overcome Sexual and Gender-Based Violence together.

WCC Programmes

Morning Prayer for Monday, 30 November 2020

O Lord, open to us the gates of righteousness…

This week, on the first week of Advent, in the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle, we are praying with the people and churches of Myanmar and Thailand.

In the context of the 16 Days against Gender-Based Violence, this week marks World AIDS Day (December 1), the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (2 December) and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December).

WCC Programmes

NCCK resource booklet for the National Reconciliation Week

As we commemorate the 70th anniversary of Korean War and pray for the nation’s
reconciliation, peace and co-existence, we share a sermon, a prayer, a testimony
and a solidarity message that you may use as good worship resources for the
National Reconciliation Week. Please use them for Sunday worship, Wednesday
gatherings and bible study meetings during the National Reconciliation Week.

Ecumenical movement

“Re-visiting Arusha 2018 : Highlights of African Missiology”

13 February 2020

On 13 February 2020, in Nairobi (Kenya) a one-day theological seminar,“Re-visiting Arusha 2018 : Highlights of African Missiology, will give space to theological reflections linked to the the Arusha Conference, as well as create space for new reflections based on the Arusha Call to Discipleship, a key document and outcome of the Arusha world conference.

Desmond Tutu Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya - (Online)