World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay addressed the United Bible Societies Assembly on 13 October in Amsterdam.
The High Atlas Foundation's Rapid Response to the Urgent Needs of Morocco Earthquake-Affected Communities
Morocco's largest modern earthquake, magnitude 6.8, hit near Marrakech on September 8th, 2023, causing devastation. The High Atlas Foundation swiftly delivered 118 tons of supplies to 80 villages, aiding 4,257 families, thanks to its extensive network and pre-established organizational structure.
In a letter to the China Christian Council, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Plllay expressed deep sympathy and concern for churches and people in China in the wake of Typhoon Doksuri.
In Poland, a unique tour called "The Narrow Bridge" explores the thousand-year history of the country's Jewish community and the lessons it holds for today. The tour sheds light on the vibrant Jewish life that once thrived in Poland, the horrors of the Holocaust, and the resilience of Jewish communities. Participants reflect on the past, including the devastating events of World War II, to understand the importance of vigilance against hatred and discrimination in the present.
World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay shared reflections during a “People of Peace” gathering in Berlin.
In a joint greeting to the Lutheran World Federation Assembly, gathered in Krakow, Poland from 13-19 September, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Pillay and WCC moderator Bishop Prof. Dr Heinrich Bedford-Strohm reflected on the assembly’s theme, “One Body, One Spirit, One Hope.”
As Renewed Conflict Broke Out in Nagorno-Karabakh Today, a WCC Delegation was At the Border At the Approach to the Lachin Corridor
At the midpoint of a four-day visit, the ecumenical solidarity delegation has lived the hopes and fears of the people of the region.
New FaithInvest CEO Dr. Lorna Gold urgently calls for a reevaluation of economic values, seeking a shift towards sustainability powered by faith as a force for good. She highlights the need to address root causes, emphasizing that no money can be made on a dead planet.
A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation led by WCC general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr. Pillay visited New York City and Washington, DC, this week, meeting with United Nations representatives, the Papal Nuncio, the National Council of Churches in North America, other church leaders, ecumenical organizations, and state officials.
In a larg-scale gathering of Christian leaders with the goal of fulfilling the Great Commission, Dr. William Wilson delivered an opening speech that encapsulated the essence of this historic gathering, emphasizing five crucial points that would shape their collective journey.