WCC expresses sadness, solidarity after Notre Dame fire

After the tragedy at the Notre Dame Cathedral Paris is in mourning but resilient. Photo: Stephen Brown/WCC 16 April 2019 After a large fire broke out on 15 April at the Notre Dame cathedral, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed shock over the damage to one the most … Continue reading “WCC expresses sadness, solidarity after Notre Dame fire”

Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

Posted on: March 13, 2019 Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at the launch of his economic and ecological justice roadmap for churches yesterday (Tuesday). Photo Credit: Ivars Kupcis / WCC A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of … Continue reading “Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource”

Anglicans at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference on challenging xenophobia

Posted on: September 27, 2018  Pope Francis meets members of the “World Conference on Xenophobia, Racism, and Populist Nationalism in the context of Global Migration”, during a private audience at the Vatican on 20 September 2018. Photo Credit: Vatican Media / Reuters [ACNS, by Julanne Clarke-Morris] Anglicans attending a joint World Council of Churches (WCC) … Continue reading “Anglicans at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference on challenging xenophobia”

World Council of Churches and Catholics map future together after papal visit to Geneva

By WCC, via ACNS September 7, 2018 Members of the Joint Working Group are meeting 3-7 September near Augsburg, Germany. Photo: WCC   Ten weeks after Pope Francis visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva as “a pilgrim in quest of unity and peace,” church leaders of different churches representing the WCC and … Continue reading “World Council of Churches and Catholics map future together after papal visit to Geneva”

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: July 19, 2018 The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Missions Board in Rotorua are hosting the World Council of Churches (WCC) for its 2018 Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering (IGEG) and youth pre-meeting. The gathering, running from 18 – 23 July in Ohinemutu, … Continue reading “Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand”