In a letter to the China Christian Council, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Plllay expressed deep sympathy and concern for churches and people in China in the wake of Typhoon Doksuri.
In Poland, a unique tour called "The Narrow Bridge" explores the thousand-year history of the country's Jewish community and the lessons it holds for today. The tour sheds light on the vibrant Jewish life that once thrived in Poland, the horrors of the Holocaust, and the resilience of Jewish communities. Participants reflect on the past, including the devastating events of World War II, to understand the importance of vigilance against hatred and discrimination in the present.
World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay shared reflections during a “People of Peace” gathering in Berlin.
In a joint greeting to the Lutheran World Federation Assembly, gathered in Krakow, Poland from 13-19 September, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Pillay and WCC moderator Bishop Prof. Dr Heinrich Bedford-Strohm reflected on the assembly’s theme, “One Body, One Spirit, One Hope.”
As Renewed Conflict Broke Out in Nagorno-Karabakh Today, a WCC Delegation was At the Border At the Approach to the Lachin Corridor
At the midpoint of a four-day visit, the ecumenical solidarity delegation has lived the hopes and fears of the people of the region.
New FaithInvest CEO Dr. Lorna Gold urgently calls for a reevaluation of economic values, seeking a shift towards sustainability powered by faith as a force for good. She highlights the need to address root causes, emphasizing that no money can be made on a dead planet.
A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation led by WCC general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr. Pillay visited New York City and Washington, DC, this week, meeting with United Nations representatives, the Papal Nuncio, the National Council of Churches in North America, other church leaders, ecumenical organizations, and state officials.
In a larg-scale gathering of Christian leaders with the goal of fulfilling the Great Commission, Dr. William Wilson delivered an opening speech that encapsulated the essence of this historic gathering, emphasizing five crucial points that would shape their collective journey.
The central committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has concluded its week-long meeting in Geneva with a call to turn to God as a worshipful, thankful, and hopeful people.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) has commemorated its 75th anniversary with an ecumenical celebration at Saint Pierre Cathedral in Geneva, recalling the founding of the WCC in Amsterdam in August 1948, three years after the end of the Second World War.