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“Feast of Creation” seminar explores and inspires toward global ecological transformation

The World Council of Churches (WCC) cosponsored with Laudato Si Research Institute and the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Lutheran World Federation, Anglican Communion, and World Methodist Council an international seminar on “The Feast of Creation and the Mystery of Creation: Ecumenism, Theology, Liturgy, and Signs of the Times in Dialogue,” from 14-16 March at Laudato Si’ Center of Assisi and Pro Civitate Christiana, in Italy.

Seven Weeks for Water 2024, week 4: "Thirst for justice: a Dalit women’s perspective on water rights"

The  fourth reflection of the Seven Weeks for Water 2024 series of the WCC Ecumenical Water Network is written by Rev. Dr Anupama Hial.  In this reflection, she recalls her struggles in the past as a Dalit woman in India to get access to clean water.  She challenges churches to be a catalyst for fulfilling the promise of Isaiah to provide free water to all who are thirsty, especially to the Dalit women. 

Climate crisis: have we learned lessons from the past?

"2000", "3000", "10 000,” and "we cannot provide reliable estimates regarding the number of victims”—these were heard and read in the last days ever too often about the situation in Libya. This situation highlights the pressing issues of climate change and global injustices also regarding the youth. Again and again.

Witnessing the mighty river flow

What an incredible time to be living in! While skepticism and eco-anxiety tend to be the results we most see nowadays as we grow aware of the dimensions of the climate crisis and the loss of biodiversity and the socio-environmental crisis, for me I can't help but feel the daring and stubborn Christian hope as I grow increasingly committed to ecumenical care for creation. 

Tiempo de la Creación 2023

01 September - 04 October 2023

Del 1 de septiembre al 4 de octubre, los cristianos de todo el mundo oran por la creación y cuidan de ella. Es el “Tiempo de la Creación”. Las fechas del inicio y el fin del Tiempo de la Creación están relacionadas con la preocupación por la creación en las tradiciones orientales y occidentales del cristianismo, respectivamente.

Zeit der Schöpfung 2023

01 September - 04 October 2023

Vom 1. September bis zum 4. Oktober beten christliche Gläubige in aller Welt für die Bewahrung der Schöpfung und setzen sich für diese ein. Es ist die so genannte Zeit der Schöpfung. Das Anfangs- und das Enddatum stehen symbolisch für die Sorge der östlichen bzw. der westlichen Glaubenstradition innerhalb des Christentums um die Schöpfung.

Temps pour la Création 2023

01 September - 04 October 2023

Du 1er septembre au 4 octobre, les chrétiennes et les chrétiens du monde entier prient pour la création et en prennent soin lors du «Temps pour la Création». Les dates de début et de fin de cette période sont liées aux préoccupations pour la création dans les traditions orientales et occidentales respectivement du christianisme.

Season of Creation 2023

01 September - 04 October 2023

From September 1 to October 4, Christians around the world are praying and caring for creation. It’s the “Season of Creation”. The beginning and the end date of Season of Creation are linked with the concern for creation in the Eastern and the Western traditions of Christianity, respectively.