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WCC hosts 11th Ecumenical Global Health Partners Meeting

The World Council of Churches (WCC) hosted the 11th Ecumenical Global Health Partners Meeting on 26 April. The online meeting gave WCC and its partners an opportunity to share strategic directions on health and healing programmes for the period 2023-2030.

No more women living with HIV dying with cervical cancer

As we come closer to the 16 Days of Activism, which begins on 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), includes 1 December (International Day dedicated to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died), and runs through 10 December (International Human Rights Day), I write this open letter to policymakers, faith leaders, and all stakeholders interested in the lives of women and girls.

SANTE ET BIEN-ETRE DANS LE MONDE (déclaration)

Moi, je suis venu pour que les hommes aient la vie et qu’ils l’aient en abondance. (Jean 10:10)

Lorsque nous abordons la question de la santé et du bien-être, nous affirmons, en tant que chrétiens et en tant qu’Églises, que Celui qui donne et qui soutient la vie est notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ, le guérisseur de nos corps et de nos âmes, celui qui guérit tous nos maux, réclame notre vie à la fosse et nous couronne de fidélité et de tendresse (Ps. 103:3-4).

Executive committee

Une soirée d’accueil et un pèlerinage historique le long du Rhin

Au cours d’une soirée musicale visant à raconter des témoignages, des artistes ont fait voyager le public venu du monde entier à travers l’Histoire. La soirée des Églises d’accueil qui s’est déroulée le 4 septembre, dans le cadre de la 11e Assemblée du Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE), avait pour thème «Personne ne sera perdu: construire des ponts, vivre la réconciliation».

An evening of welcome and a historic pilgrimage along the Rhine

In an evening filled with music and storytelling, performers led an audience of attendees from around the world on a journey through history. The 4 September Host Church Evening event at the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) 11th Assembly centered on the theme, “No one shall be lost: building bridges – living reconciliation.”

WCC expresses grave concern over COVID-19 outbreak in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca expressed grave concern about a major humanitarian crisis following the emergence of COVID-19 in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK). Authorities have acknowledged the deaths of at least 50 people and that 1.2 million suspected cases – or almost 5% of the entire population – are being monitored.