Recent Submissions

  • WCC statement on Decree of XXV World Russian People's Council

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-04-12
    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay, on behalf of WCC member churches, said that the WCC cannot reconcile the Decree of the XXV World Russian People's Council describing the conflict in Ukraine as a “Holy War.”
  • Oración por el Día Mundial de la Salud Domingo, 7 de abril de 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-04-04
    Con el Ciclo Ecuménico de Oración, oramos por los pueblos y las iglesias de Rumanía, Hungría y Bulgaria. El Día Mundial de la Salud es el 7 de abril, fecha en que la Organización Mundial de la Salud conmemora su 76.º aniversario. Este año el tema es "Mi salud, mi derecho", que nos recuerda que debemos abogar por un acceso equitativo a los servicios de salud y trabajar por un mundo más sano e inclusivo.
  • Prière pour la Journée mondiale de la santé Dimanche 7 avril 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-04-04
    Dans le cadre du cycle de prière œcuménique, nous prions pour les peuples et les Églises de Roumanie, de Hongrie et de Bulgarie. La Journée mondiale de la santé a lieu le 7 avril, date à laquelle l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé célèbre son 76e anniversaire. Cette année, le thème est «Ma santé, mon droit», ce qui nous rappelle qu’il faut plaider en faveur d’un accès équitable aux services de santé et œuvrer pour un monde plus sain et plus inclusif.
  • World Health Day Prayer Sunday 7 April 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-04-04
    With the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle, we pray for the people and churches of Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria. World Health Day is April 7 when the World Health Organization commemorates its 76th anniversary. This year the theme is 'My Health, My Right, which reminds us to advocate for equitable access to health services and work towards a healthier, more inclusive world.
  • Advocacy Outline - WCC Easter Initiative 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-21
    As we witness the ongoing violence and injustice in the Holy Land and seek to stand in solidarity with its peoples struggling to find peace, the 2024 WCC-EAPPI Easter initiative lifts up the call to roll away the heavy stone of violence, war, and occupation, pain, and suffering, and to remind the world of what is needed to bring about peace, and to transform swords into ploughshares.
  • WCC materials - Week of Prayer for Overcoming Racism, Xenophobia, and Related Discrimination

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-21
    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is sharing materials for a “Week of Prayer for Overcoming Racism and Xenophobia”—a week that includes the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21 March and the UN International Day for the Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade on 25 March.
  • Overview: WCC statements, news, and features on Palestine and Israel (1 Jan. 2023 - 15 Mar. 2024)

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-01-25
    Overview of WCC statements, news, and features on Palestine and Israel in the period 1 January 2023 - 15 March 2024.
  • #ZacTax for Gender Justice

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-15
    Zacchaeus Tax (ZacTax) is an ecumenical campaign by churches, seeking a transformed global tax system that acts like the biblical character Zacchaeus, delivering equity and making reparation for historic and structural injustice.
  • Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2025

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-14
    Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2024, the theme for the week: “Do you believe this?” (John 11:26).
  • Mensaje de Pascua 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-06
    Jesús no está aquí, ¡ha resucitado!
  • Message de Pâques 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-06
    Jésus n’est pas ici, mais il est ressuscité!
  • Osterbotschaft 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-06
    Jesus ist nicht hier, er ist auferstanden!
  • Easter Message 2024

    World Council of Churches (WCC), 2024-03-06
    Jesus is not here, He is Risen!
  • Governance

    Essential texts related to the governing bodies of the World Council of Churches, the Assembly, the Central Committee and the Executive Committee.
  • Executive Committee

    Collection of the minutes of the WCC executive committee. The c entral committee elects 20 of its members to serve as the executive committee of the WCC, meeting twice a year. Its role in policy-making is limited to matters specifically referred to it by the c entral committee—apart from unforeseen emergencies, in regard to which it may take provisional decisions. It appoints programme staff, monitors ongoing work, and supervises the budget approved by the c entral committee. Learn more
  • Assembly

    The collection contains the report of each Assembly as well as other essential texts. The Assembly is the highest governing body of the World Council of Churches (WCC), and normally meets every eight years. A WCC Assembly is a special time in the lives of member churches, ecumenical partners and other churches, as it brings together more than 4,000 participants, coming from all over the world. This makes a WCC Assembly the most diverse Christian gathering of its size in the world. Learn more
  • Central Committee

    Collection of the minutes of the WCC c entral committee. The c entral committee is elected by the Assembly from among its delegates and serves as the chief governing body of the WCC, meeting every two years. It is responsible for carrying out the policies adopted by the Assembly, supervising WCC programmes and adopting the WCC budget.

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