As part of the New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA) initiative, the World Council of Churches together with the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Lutheran World Federation, World Methodist Council and Council for World Mission will be hosting a webinar highlighting the voices of Indigenous Peoples and their understandings of the Economy of Life.
Extraordinary efforts to develop vaccines against COVID-19 and roll out mass vaccination programmes provide hope to millions of people around the globe. Throughout the pandemic, public health organizations have collaborated closely with non-government- and faith-based organizations. That has made a difference, both in getting factual information about vaccines across to the public, and in encouraging people to act in solidarity by getting vaccinated.
Daniel Kaiser, head of the cultural section of the north-German public radio station NDR 90.3, received the 2021 Menno Simons Sermon Prize from the Center of Peace Church Theology (University of Hamburg).
The Joint Working Group (JWG) between the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) met virtually for its plenary session from 12-14 April 2021 under the leadership of His Eminence Archbishop and Metropolitan Nifon of Târgoviște, Romanian Orthodox Church, and Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) central committee leadership convened on 13 April, focusing on preparing for the WCC executive committee meeting in May and the WCC central committee meeting in June, an out-of-ordinary meeting born out of a need for conducting necessary business in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlights those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Casey Harden is general secretary of the World YWCA.
Speaking during a webinar hosted by the United Church of Christ, panelists from the World Council of Churches (WCC) underscored the importance of churches’ involvement in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Our series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlights those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Amanda Khozi Mukwashi is chief executive of Christian Aid.
Patriarchs and heads of churches in Jerusalem shared Easter greetings of hope with Christians around the world. “This past year has been a time of great sorrow for all the world,” the message reads. “Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions have suffered serious illness, with many succumbing to death.”
En su mensaje de Pascua, el secretario general en funciones del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias, el Rev. Ioan Sauca, incluyó el saludo pascual tradicional: “¡Cristo ha resucitado! ¡Verdaderamente, ha resucitado!”
Dans son message pascal, le secrétaire général par intérim du Conseil œcuménique des Églises, le père Ioan Sauca, a adressé la salutation chrétienne traditionnelle : "Le Christ est ressuscité ! Il est vraiment ressuscité !"
In seiner Osterbotschaft übermittelte der amtierende Generalsekretär des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen, Priester Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca, seinen traditionellen Ostergruß: „Christus ist auferstanden! Er ist wahrhaftig auferstanden!“