In a congratulation letter to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United States President Barack Obama, the World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia highlighted Obama's "deep commitment to promote peace and reconciliation
A World Council of Churches (WCC) Living Letters team travelled recently to Kandhamal, Orissa in solidarity with the victims of the violence that broke out following the murder of the hard-line Hindu leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, 23 August 2008.
On the eve of the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), World Council of Churches (WCC) president from North America, Rev. Dr Bernice Powell Jackson will join more than 25 Christian, Jewish
The focus of the seven-day long visit will be on the Indian churches' witness to peace with justice in a context of mass poverty, social exclusion and violence against women, Dalits and Christians. There will also
Marthoma Valia Metrapolita Philipose Mar Chrisostum inaugurated the Sapthathi celebrations of KCC by lighting the lamp.Presiding the Sapthathi meeting, president of KCC, Bishop Abraham Mar Paulos
The WCC central committee on 31 August chose Busan as the venue for the 10th Assembly in 2013, and the host region is eager to welcome the event.“It is a really great joy to be able to invite the WCC
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee voted today to hold the 10th WCC Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea in 2013. The decision was taken by secret ballot and decided in one round.
Norwegian theologian and pastor Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, 48, was elected 7th general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Thursday 27 August during its Central Committee meeting.
I hope it is unnecessary to emphasize that the ‘courage to hope’ has been a central theme of my personal ecumenical journey,” Kobia said. “Holding together cross and resurrection, the sinful reality we are
Living Letters are small ecumenical teams. Within the framework of the WCC Decade to Overcome Violence, they travel to different parts of the world where Christians are striving to promote peace