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Faith and labour organizations forge new paths in just transitions

In a consultation titled "Care is work, work is care," representatives from the World Council of Churches (WCC), Roman Catholic Church, and the International Labour Organisation convened in Rome to foster a global transformative community. The meeting aimed to address urgent labour issues intensified by the polycrisis of climate change, economic instability, and geopolitical tensions.

WCC General Recommendations for UN PFPAD Third Session (16-19 April 2024)

The World Council of Churches (WCC), a global fellowship of 352 churches representing more than half a billion Christians from around the world, has been deeply involved in the work of the United Nations from as early as 1946 through its Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA). The WCC is a platform for common action by churches on issues that negate or threaten the dignity of all people. 

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New WCC appointments reflect strong global fellowship

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has made new staff appointments during 2024, including three new commission directors. WCC general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay warmly greeted them as they began to serve in their particular ministries.

“Feast of Creation” seminar explores and inspires toward global ecological transformation

The World Council of Churches (WCC) cosponsored with Laudato Si Research Institute and the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Lutheran World Federation, Anglican Communion, and World Methodist Council an international seminar on “The Feast of Creation and the Mystery of Creation: Ecumenism, Theology, Liturgy, and Signs of the Times in Dialogue,” from 14-16 March at Laudato Si’ Center of Assisi and Pro Civitate Christiana, in Italy.

Tres comisiones del CMI clausuran una reunión histórica con esperanza en su futura labor

Las tres comisiones del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias —la Comisión de las Iglesias para Asuntos Internacionales, la Comisión para la Salud y la Sanación, y la Comisión sobre Justicia Climática y Desarrollo Sostenible— salieron de su reunión del 8 de marzo con un sentimiento de determinación colaborativa para abordar los desafíos del mundo con esperanza y medidas prácticas. 

Trois commissions du COE clôturent une réunion historique sur une note d’espérance dans les travaux à l’avenir

Le 8 mars, à Genève, lors de la clôture de la réunion de trois commissions du Conseil œcuménique des Églises — la Commission des Églises pour les affaires internationales, la Commission pour la santé et la guérison et la Commission sur la justice climatique et le développement durable — un sentiment de détermination collaborative émanait des participant-e-s pour relever les défis du monde avec espérance et actions concrètes.

Abschluss von historischer Tagung dreier ÖRK-Kommissionen mit hoffnungsvoller Note für zukünftige Arbeit

Drei Kommissionen des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen – die Kommission der Kirchen für internationale Angelegenheiten, die Kommission für Gesundheit und Heilen und die Kommission für Klimagerechtigkeit und nachhaltige Entwicklung – beendeten ihre Tagung am 8. März in Genf mit der gemeinsamen Entschlossenheit, die Herausforderungen der Welt hoffnungsvoll und praktisch anzugehen.

Three WCC commissions close historic meeting, expressing hope in future work

As three World Council of Churches commissions—the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, Commission on Health and Healing, and Commission on Climate Justice and Sustainable Development—completed their meeting on 8 March in Geneva, they came away with a sense of collaborative determination to address the worlds challenges with hope and with practical actions. 

Climate emergency panel addresses how churches can respond with faith and hope

During a panel discussion at the meeting of three World Council of Churches (WCC) commissions on 5 March, speakers explored the theme Climate emergency—churches responding in faith and hope.” The panel was moderated by Archbishop Rev. Julio Murray Thompson, who also moderates the Commission on Climate Justice and Sustainable Development, which organized the panel.