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JWG in Portugal

Members of the Joint Working Group between the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church at their meeting in Portugal

Catholics and WCC discuss peace-building and migration

18/09/2017 12:31

Peace building and the care of migrants have been at the top of the agenda during a meeting of the Joint Working Group between the World Council of Churches and the Catholic Church

 

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

Bishop Brian Farrell at Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Geneva

Bishop Brian Farrell, of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, represented the Catholic Church at a historic ecumenical meeting in Geneva on May 22nd and 23rd 2017 (Photo: Marianne Ejdersten, WCC)

WCC hosts historic ecumenical meeting on 'greater oneness in Christ'

31/05/2017 12:47

Bishop Brian Farrell of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity talks about a historic ecumenical meeting in Geneva between representatives of the Catholic Church, the World Council of Churches, the World Pentecostal Federation and the World Evangelical Alliance

Pope Francis meets with representatives of other religions

Pope Francis meets with representatives of other religions in St Peter's Square

PCID and WCC to draw up document on Education for Peace

31/01/2017 15:36

Educating for peace is the theme of a proposed joint document to be drawn up by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the World Council of Churches’ Office of Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation

 

The WCC and three UN agencies call for coordinated action on Europe's migrant crisis

The World Council of Churches and three UN agencies call for coordinated action on Europe's migrant crisis

WCC and UN call for coordinated response to migrant crisis

22/01/2016 16:52

World Council of Churches General Secretary, Rev Olav Fykse Tveit talks about the migration crisis which is dominating discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week

Refugee carrying child disembarks from dinghy on the beach at Lesbos.

Refugee carrying child disembarks from dinghy on the beach at Lesbos

Methodist Bishop Swenson on refugee crisis

19/01/2016 15:42

Bishop Mary Ann Swenson of the World Council of Churches (WCC) says churches have a vital role to play in responding to the current refugee crisis.

Rev Olav Fykse Tveit

Rev Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches shares views on the Paris climate summit, the role of faith groups in welcoming refugees and the ecumenical challenge of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

WCC leader says faith groups must follow up on climate deal

16/12/2015 15:17

The head of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, shares views on the Paris climate summit, the role of faith groups in defending the rights of refugees and the ecumenical challenge offered by the Jubilee Year of Mercy