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Korea Stands Ready to Welcome WCC Assembly

Korea Stands Ready to Welcome WCC Assembly 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

WCC 10th Assembly to Take Place in Korea in 2013

WCC 10th Assembly to Take Place in Korea  in 2013 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.

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit Elected WCC General Secretary

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit Elected WCC General Secretary 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.

Kobia Urges the “Courage to Hope”

Kobia Urges the “Courage to Hope” 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

Angolan Women Still Face War – By Other Means

Angolan Women Still  Face War – By Other Means 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

Indian Christians Stage Protest in front of Pakistan High Commission

Indian Christians Stage Protest in front of Pakistan High Commission The Christian community in India joins with the peace-loving people across the world and supports the demand by Pakistan Civil Society and the Minority communities, specially the Christians, for strong action

Living Letters Solidarity Visit to Uruguay and Bolivia

Living Letters Solidarity Visit to Uruguay and Bolivia A team of church representatives from Europe, Latin America and Africa will pay a solidarity visit to churches, ecumenical organizations and civil society movements in Uruguay and Bolivia

Ecumenical Convention in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 26, 2009

Ecumenical Convention in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 26, 2009 The General Body meeting of The Ecumenical Fellowship of Indian Churches in Philadelphia will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 3:00 PM at St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Church, Philadelphia

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Visit the United States

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Visit the United States Archbishop Demetrios of America announces the visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the United States this coming October for a three-stage visit, which will include an Environmental Symposium on the Mississippi River and visits to New York

Naz Foundation and Faith Based Organisations Debate Homosexuality

Naz Foundation and Faith Based Organisations Debate Homosexuality For the first time after it won the eight-year-long battle seeking the decriminalisation of homosexuality, the non-governmental Naz Foundation (India) came face to face with Christian and other faith based
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