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Brian Muyunga envisions “a just society where men and women feel safe, protected, and respected”

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. Brian Muyunga is a youth member of the World Council of Churches (WCC) central committee and executive committee, and a member of the WCC Commission for Youth in the Ecumenical Movement. He serves as executive secretary for youth at the All Africa Conference of Churches.

WCC denounces Russian missile strikes on civilians and hospitals in Ukraine

World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay denounced the missile strikes on Kyiv and other densely populated areas of Ukraine, which killed at least 34 people, and which severely damaged two of the country’s main hospitals for children and women, including the country’s largest paediatrics facility.

WCC and the Colombia peace process “a true witness of international solidarity”

About nine months ago, In Colombia, the peace process through the Round Table of Peace Dialogues between the government and the Estado Mayor Central of the FARC-EP, formally began talks began between both negotiating parties. The bilateral ceasefire has been a crucial decision for the peace process and international humanitarian law for the people of Colombia. One exception was a lifting of the ceasefire in the southwestern region of Colombia due to acts of violence that affected the civil population.

ÖRK-Exekutivausschusstagung bewirkt historischen Schritt auf Pilgerweg in Kolumbien

Zum Abschluss der Tagung des Exekutivausschusses des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen (ÖRK) in Bogotá, Kolumbien, am 11. Juni können sich das ÖRK-Leitungsgremium und die kolumbianischen Gastgebenden der Tagung über historische Momente in einem Dialog freuen, die beispiellose Fortschritte auf dem Pilgerweg der Gerechtigkeit, der Versöhnung und der Einheit bedeuten.

How a "concrete block” holds the heart of Christian unity

As the Ecumenical Centre moves into the Green Village, the change means a more environmentally sustainable workplace for the World Council of Churches (WCC), as well as an opportunity to keep some of the most treasured aspects of the Ecumenical Centre—especially its spirit of unity, inclusivity, and mystique!