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WCC Eco-School begins in Crete

Fifteen young people from 10 countries across Europe and North America are taking part of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, Greece, 11-18 November, exploring water, food, and climate justice.

Déclaration sur le Nigeria, dans le contexte régional de l’Afrique

À l’occasion de sa réunion du 8 au 14 novembre à Abuja, au Nigeria, le Comité exécutif du Conseil œcuménique des Églises a publié une déclaration soulignant «la diversité étonnante de cultures, de langues et de religions» au Nigeria — et appelant également le gouvernement du Nigeria à combattre les injustices économiques et d’autres graves difficultés auxquelles la nation est confrontée.

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Le COE exhorte le gouvernement du Nigeria à en faire davantage pour combattre l’injustice économique

À l’occasion de sa réunion du 8 au 14 novembre à Abuja, au Nigeria, le Comité exécutif du Conseil œcuménique des Églises a publié une déclaration soulignant «la diversité étonnante de cultures, de langues et de religions» au Nigeria — et appelant également le gouvernement du Nigeria à combattre les injustices économiques et d’autres graves difficultés auxquelles la nation est confrontée.

WCC urges government of Nigeria to do more to address economic injustice

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee met in Abuja, Nigeria, on 8-14 November, the governing body published a statement that included deep appreciation of Nigeriaastonishing diversity of cultures, languages, and religions”—as well as appeals to the Nigerian government to address economic injustice and other grave challenges facing the nation.

Statement on Nigeria, in the Regional Context of Africa

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee met in Abuja, Nigeria, on 8-14 November, the governing body published a statement that included deep appreciation of Nigerias “astonishing diversity of cultures, languages, and religions”—as well as appeals to the Nigerian government to address economic injustice and other grave challenges facing the nation.

Executive committee

Blending local and global ecumenism in Asia

After being postponed twice because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 15th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) finally got underway in late September and early October 2023 in Kottayam, India. Under the theme "God, renew us in your spirit and restore the creation,” CCA member churches across Asia gathered to stake out the direction forward and evaluate accomplishments and challenges since the last assembly in 2015 in Jakarta. 

WCC shares resources with Korean Christians on climate-responsible banking for children

On 27 October Korean Theology Forum on Climate Crisis organized a conference The Response of the WCC to the Climate Crisis and its Policy for Carbon Neutrality” for the formation of church leaders, pastors and students interested in ways to connect local activities to the global horizon. The conference was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Republic of Korea.

WCC co-hosts webinar on climate emergency and faith responses

Entitled "Climate Emergency & The Giant Leap—Faith Responses,” the webinar is organised by the Interfaith Liaison Committee, a platform co-chaired by the World Council of Churches (WCC). The online event will happen on 31 October and feature prominent voices in the field in a conversation on climate action and the role of faith communities.