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WCC receives delegation from Kanaky New Caledonia

A delegation from the Front de libération nationale kanak et socialiste visited the World Council of Churches (WCC), sharing concerns about human rights and self-determination for the people in Kanaky New Caledonia. 

Le Comité exécutif du COE consacre une déclaration à la biodiversité et au climat

Deux grandes conférences internationales visant à protéger l’environnement doivent avoir lieu cette année: la COP16 sur la biodiversité à Cali (Colombie), et la COP29 sur le climat à Bakou (Azerbaïdjan). En amont de ces deux événements, le Comité exécutif du Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE) a publié une déclaration faisant observer que les systèmes permettant à la vie de s’épanouir couraient un grave danger.

Statement on Ecumenical Solidarity with Sudan

It has been more than a year since large-scale fighting broke out between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF). This conflict between two former allies in the 2021 military coup that toppled the previous transitional government has almost destroyed a country whose people had already suffered through many years of protracted and multidimensional crises.

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WCC will lead array of HIV response workshops in Nigeria

The World Council of Churches (WCC), with the Christian Council of Nigeria, the Nigerian Network of Religious Leaders Living with HIV and the International Community of Women Living with HIV, on 10-18 June, will lead an array of workshops related to HIV response in Nigeria.

His Beatitude Anastasios shares message of resilience and courage

His Beatitude Anastasios, archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, shares a message for the World Council of Churches (WCC) global fellowship, between the Orthodox Easter and Pentecost. In todays world, the message notes: The invoking of Christs name has no place in plans of political expediency and oppression of individuals and peoples.”

Anastasios, an honorary member of the Academy of Athens and a former WCC president, with more than six decades in the ecumenical movement, is known as a herald of peace and wisdom in inter-religious and international circles. 

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.