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Der Ökumenische Rat der Kirchen in Genf: Eine Pilgerreise zu Orten der ökumenischen Erinnerung

Der Ökumenische Rat der Kirchen (ÖRK) verabschiedet sich von seiner bisherigen Zentrale und verbindet damit die Hoffnung, schon bald in ein renoviertes Ökumenisches Zentrum zurückkehren zu können. Heute laden wir Sie zu einem Besuch ausgewählter Orte der ökumenischen Erinnerung in Genf ein, mit denen inspirierende Geschichten der ersten ökumenischen Organisationen und des ÖRK verbunden sind.

Bishop Mikael Mogren shares world perspective—and deep local ties—from visit to Armenia

Rt. Rev. Dr Bishop Mikael Mogren, from the Diocese of Västerås in the Church of Sweden (Lutheran), recently returned from a trip to Armenia, where he met with H.H. Catholicos Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, as well as local church leaders and nongovernmental organizations. He took time to reflect on what has stayed on his mind and in his heart as he returned to Sweden. 

WCC highlights urgency of ecotheology at conference in Sicily

The World Council of Churches (WCC) participated in the 7th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion (EuARE), held in Palermo, Italy from 20-23 May. This year's conference focused on paradigm shifts in religions, drawing over 1,100 participants to discuss important ecological and theological issues.

Oriental Orthodox patriarchs in the Middle East conclude 14th meeting

The 14th meeting of the heads of the Oriental Orthodox churches in the Middle East; Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Mark; Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and the Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church; and Catholicos Aram I, Armenian Orthodox Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, was concluded at the papal residence in Cairo.