Thursdays in Black seeks to keep rape and violence against women at the forefront of religious concern to stem the tide of attacks against women and girls.
The World Council of Churches condemns the Easter Sunday bombing of churches in Sri Lanka and calls for an end to religious animosities.
Preaching at Hollywood UMC, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit says the parable of the prodigal son teaches that nobody should be excluded from the faith community.
The theme for the week of prayer in 2019, “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue …” is inspired by Deuteronomy 16:18-20.
“Populist nationalism” manipulates of people’s fears and insecurities about negative impacts of migration on their families, communities and cultural identities to benefit political self-interests and gain electoral advantage, said the consultants.
Women have always been the backbone of the church and have always been in leadership positions, even when not ecclesiastically ordained. Today many speak truth to power in the midst of conflict.
A new logo highlights the renewal of the World Council of Churches’ “Thursdays in Black” campaign protesting rape and violence against women and girls.
The World Council of Churches’ Report on the April 4 anti-racism rally in Washington, D.C., brings another perspective to the task of eradicating racial prejudice in America.
Under a theme “Called to Transforming Discipleship,” the once-every-10-years conference drew 1,000 participants to contemplate Christian mission and evangelism in today’s chaotic world.
A colorful Salvadoran cross will be installed at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, Switzerland, as a symbol of greater cooperation between Protestants and Catholics.