Archive for tag: WCC

Archive pour tag : WCC

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Cleveland Forum Sparks World Council’s Quest for Christian Unity

by Marjorie Hyer, Los Angeles Times Support for the World Council of Churches and its quest for Christian unity remains strong in this country despite attacks in recent years on its social and political stands, according to the ecumenical agency’s general secretary. “The aim of the World Council of Churches is to promote unity of
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Posted: November 8, 1986 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=6386
Categories: NewsIn this article: ecumenism, WCC
Transmis : 8 novembre 1986 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=6386
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : ecumenism, WCC


Orthodox churches hold WCC at arms’ length

A pan-Orthodox conference that took place from April 29 to May 2, 1998, at Thessaloniki, Greece, was devoted to relations between Orthodoxy and the ecumenical movement – a topic which has caused concern among very many people not only in the Russian but also other Local Orthodox Churches.
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Posted: May 8, 1998 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=2
Categories: Communiqué, NewsIn this article: Orthodox, WCC
Transmis : 8 mai 1998 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=2
Catégorie : Communiqué, NewsDans cet article : Orthodox, WCC


World Council of Churches veteran reflects on two decades

by United Methodist News Service As the World Council of Churches heads into a new millennium, it does so with a little less Love than it has had for the last two decades. For Jan Love, the WCC‘s December meeting in Zimbabwe marked the end of 23 years of heavy involvement in the ecumenical organization.
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Posted: January 29, 1999 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=4942
Categories: UMC NewsIn this article: WCC
Transmis : 29 janvier 1999 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=4942
Catégorie : UMC NewsDans cet article : WCC


After Many Delays, WCC Prepares to Deal with Orthodox Complaints

by Stephen Brown, Ecumenical News Service [GENEVA] A special commission set up by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in a bid to resolve complaints by its Orthodox member churches is scheduled to hold its first meeting in December. The scheduling of the meeting follows a series of delays and apparent unwillingness by some Orthodox
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Posted: September 2, 1999 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=4949
Categories: ENIIn this article: Orthodox, WCC
Transmis : 2 septembre 1999 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=4949
Catégorie : ENIDans cet article : Orthodox, WCC


Inaugural Meeting of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation

[WCC News] The Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the World Council of Churches (WCC) will meet from 6 to 8 December in Morges, on Lac Léman, Switzerland. At its inaugural meeting the Commission will deal chiefly with matters of planning and procedure for the series of its Protestant-Orthodox discussions to be held over the
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Posted: December 3, 1999 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=4986
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: Orthodox, WCC
Transmis : 3 décembre 1999 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=4986
Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : Orthodox, WCC


Call for Common Witness in Eastern Europe

Participants of the School for Mission: Preaching the Gospel in Eastern Europe. Photo: ACNS“Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same purpose” (I Cor 1:10)

To the Christians and churches of Eastern Europe,

We, the 25 participants of the Ancient Oriental, Anglican, Baptist, Evangelical, Lutheran, Orthodox, Reformed and Roman Catholic traditions of Eastern Europe have just completed an eight-day “School for Mission: Preaching the Gospel in Eastern Europe” organized by the World Council of Churches and the Conference of European Churches. It was an encouraging time of Christian fellowship and learning, during which we struggled to understand better how to express the missionary nature of the Church by bearing common witness in our home countries.
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Posted: November 4, 2003 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=9329
Categories: ACNSIn this article: Conference of European Churches, ecumenical education, mission, WCC
Transmis : 4 novembre 2003 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=9329
Catégorie : ACNSDans cet article : Conference of European Churches, ecumenical education, mission, WCC


Easter message to the churches from the general secretary of the WCC

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” (1 Pe 1:3). Christ is Risen! This year this joyful exclamation will be simultaneously pronounced by
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Posted: April 1, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=8737
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 1 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=8737
Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Women working in the margins of peace

World Council of Churches’ Press Feature Women are either victims of civil strife or beneficiaries of humanitarian efforts, but they are not full partners or equal participants in the peace process, proclaims Sarah Shteir of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Shteir was one of several panelists at an ecumenical women’s gathering convened
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=95
Categories: NewsIn this article: peace, WCC, women
Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=95
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : peace, WCC, women


Common celebration of Easter a gift, WCC work towards universal date will continue

WCC Press Release In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia expresses his hope that “Christians throughout the world will join in prayer and celebration” as they celebrate Easter on the same date this year, an occurrence he considers a “real gift and blessing”. Though
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=96
Categories: Dialogue, WCC NewsIn this article: Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=96
Catégorie : Dialogue, WCC NewsDans cet article : Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC


A WCC staff comment on Mel Gibson film

WCC News flash What should we do after seeing Mel Gibson’s film ‘The Passion of Christ’? That is the question being asked by Rev. Dr Hans Ucko, who specializes in Christian-Jewish dialogue at the World Council of Churches. He discusses the impact of our reactions to this controversial film in an opinion piece published in
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=97
Categories: Dialogue, WCC NewsIn this article: anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson, WCC
Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=97
Catégorie : Dialogue, WCC NewsDans cet article : anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson, WCC


Le secrétaire général du Conseil œcuménique des églises visite le Canada

Le Rév. Samuel Kobia, secrétaire général du Conseil œcuménique des Églises, sera parmi nous du 30 septembre au 4 octobre; il s’agira de sa première visite officielle aux Églises du Canada. M. Kobia se rendra d’abord à Winnipeg, où il prononcera une allocution publique sur le thème de « l’œcuménisme au 21e siècle » à
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Posted: September 28, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=109
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2004, Canada, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 28 septembre 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=109
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2004, Canada, Samuel Kobia, WCC


The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches visits Canada

From September 30th until October 4th, The Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, will be paying his first official visit to the churches of Canada. Dr. Kobia will begin his visit in Winnipeg where he will give a public lecture on the topic of ‘Ecumenism in the 21st century’
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Posted: September 28, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=110
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2004, Canada, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 28 septembre 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=110
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2004, Canada, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Pope John Paul II: Outstanding figure in modern Christendom, one of the most courageous spiritual leaders of our time

Expressing the profound sadness of the World Council of Churches (WCC) following the announcement by the Holy See of the death of His Holiness Pope John Paul II today, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia stated that: “His Holiness Pope John Paul II will be remembered as one of the most courageous spiritual leaders of
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Posted: April 2, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=123
Categories: Memorials, NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 2 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=123
Catégorie : Memorials, NewsDans cet article : John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Le secrétaire général du COE rend hommage à Jean-Paul II

Le texte complet du tribut rendu par le secrétaire général du COE, le pasteur Samuel Kobia, au pape Jean-Paul II est dans le site web du COE. Ce texte met en évidence certains aboutissements de ce pontificat. Le pape Jean-Paul II a été l’une des personnalités les plus marquantes de ces dernières décennies, et son influence a
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Posted: April 3, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=125
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 3 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=125
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC


WCC general secretary pays tribute to Pope John Paul II

The full text of the tribute paid by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia to Pope John Paul II, highlighting some of the specific achievements of his pontificate, is available from the WCC website. Pope John Paul II has been among the most outstanding personalities during these last decades, with an impact far beyond the Roman
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Posted: April 3, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=126
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 3 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=126
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Benedict XVI: Kobia prays for renewed commitment to ecumenical openness and a dialogue of conversion

Geneva — In congratulating the newly-elected pope, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia prayed for “renewed commitment” to “ecumenical openess” and “a dialogue of conversion”. Describing Benedict XVI as a man “known for his theological integrity and ecclesial loyalty, his evangelical simplicity and pastoral sensitivity,” Kobia expressed his hope that his
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Posted: April 20, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=129
Categories: NewsIn this article: Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 20 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=129
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Benoît XVI: Sam Kobia prie pour l’ouverture œcuménique et un dialogue de conversion

Genève — En félicitant le pape nouvellement élu, le secrétaire général du Conseil œcuménique des Eglises (COE), le pasteur Samuel Kobia, a prié pour un “engagement renouvelé” en faveur de “l’ouverture œcuménique” et pour “un dialogue de conversion”. Décrivant Benoît XVI comme un homme “connu pour son intégrité théologique et sa loyauté ecclésiale, sa simplicité
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Posted: April 20, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=130
Categories: NewsIn this article: Joseph Ratzinger, Samuel Kobia, WCC
Transmis : 20 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=130
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Joseph Ratzinger, Samuel Kobia, WCC


Participez sur l’Internet à la conférence mondiale sur la mission et l’évangélisation !

Vous auriez souhaité participer à la conférence qui se tiendra du 9 au 16 mai à Athènes, sur le thème de la guérison et la réconciliation, mais vous ne pourrez pas être présent ? Participez sur Internet ! Voici comment : * Suivez les sessions plénières en direct en vidéo sur Internet. * Regardez les
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Posted: April 29, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=132
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2005, mission, WCC
Transmis : 29 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=132
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2005, mission, WCC


Participate online in the World Mission and Evangelism conference !

You would like to participate in the 9-16 May conference in Athens on healing and reconciliation but you can’t be physically present? Why not participate online? Here is how: * Tune in to live broadcasts of the plenary sessions on the internet. * Watch archived videos of the plenaries to be watched at your leisure
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Posted: April 29, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=133
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2005, evangelism/evangelization, events, mission, WCC
Transmis : 29 avril 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=133
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2005, evangelism/evangelization, events, mission, WCC


WCC Assembly 2006: God, in your grace, transform the world

The 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches will meet in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 14 – 23 February 2006, addressing the theme “God, in your grace, transform the world.” The assembly will be a time of encounter, prayer, celebration and deliberation for thousands of Christian women and men from around the world. The World
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Posted: January 28, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=199
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2006, Christian unity, events, WCC, WCC Assembly
Transmis : 28 janvier 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=199
Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2006, Christian unity, events, WCC, WCC Assembly


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