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Pope Francis meets with WCC General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit

Pope Francis meets with WCC General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and Central Committee Moderator Dr Agnes Abuom on Thursday August 24th

Pope and WCC leaders discuss ecumenism, ecology, economic justice

25/08/2017 15:36

Pope Francis meets with World Council of Churches general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and Central Committee Moderator, Dr Agnes Abuom, discussing ways of promoting common witness and shared actions in service of those most in need

A session of the JHIA conference in Nairobi (foto: JHIA/ Senay Abate)

A session of the JHIA conference in Nairobi (foto: JHIA/ Senay Abate)

Protestant and Catholic academicians meet in Nairobi

20/08/2017 17:41

Christianity in Africa (Catholic or Protestant) has been impacted by the Protestant Reformation of Martin Luther says the Director of the Nairobi-based Jesuit Historical Institute in Africa (JHIA).

 

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby as he arrives at a settlement camp in Uganda's northwest Adjumani district on August 2nd

Anglican AB Welby concludes visit to Uganda and Sudan

03/08/2017 17:54

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has concluded a visit to East Africa which could help pave the way for a joint peace mission to South Sudan with Pope Francis

 Relics of St Nicholas in Moscow

Russian Orthodox pilgrims queue for hours at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow to pray in front of the relics of St Nicholas

Relics of St Nicholas return to Bari after Russian tour

28/07/2017 16:44

The relics of the 4th century saint Nicholas of Myra return to Italy on Friday after spending over two months in Moscow and St Petersburg - an event being seen as a vital step forward in Catholic-Orthodox relations

Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan in Tokyo

Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan meets with Japanese Catholics during his visit to Tokyo to receive the 34th Niwano peace prize on Thursday July 27th

Lutheran Bishop Younan to receive Niwano Peace Prize

25/07/2017 14:03

Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan is in Japan this week to receive the 34th Niwano Peace Prize for his interfaith work in the Middle East and around the world

Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Palestinian Muslims pray, as Israeli soldiers look on, at the entrance to the Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Christian leaders condemn violence at Jerusalem's Temple Mount

20/07/2017 17:51

In a joint statement, leaders of all the Christian Churches in Jerusalem have condemned the recent escalation of violence at the Temple Mount, or Haram ash-Sharif, a site sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral (photo by Richard Rogerson)

Manchester cathedral hosts interfaith Peace and Unity event

20/07/2017 14:22

The Dean of Manchester cathedral talks about an interfaith ‘Peace and Unity’ event which takes place on Sunday, two months after a terror attack at the city's largest concert venue left 23 people dead

General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Rev. Christopher Ferguson, with Pope Francis

General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), Rev. Christopher Ferguson, embraces Pope Francis during a meeting in the Vatican on June 10th 2016

Catholic and Reformed Churches mark ecumenical "milestone"

04/07/2017 13:24

Another “milestone” in ecumenical relations takes place in the German town of Wittenberg on Wednesday, as the World Communion of Reformed Churches signs up to the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification