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The World Council of Churches' campaign against gender-based violence gets expressed in different ways. Read more

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The concept of “just transitions” aims to ensure that the burden of adjusting to reduce climate change does not fall on those who contributed least to it, are most vulnerable to it, and have the least resources to deal with it. Read more

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Migrants seeking asylum in the United States are at the heart of this year's Christmas message from the World Council of Churches. Read more


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Statement also calls for "an end to impunity in the Holy Land" and expresses solidarity with Christian churches in the Middle East, many of which are in Palestinian areas. Read more

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The heads of churches call for prayer, peace, respect for human dignity, a transitional government of national unity, and national dialogue in a spirit of reconciliation. Read more

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Two ecumenical Christian organizations issue a joint statement lamenting the mass shooting Oct. 1 at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more

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As 122 nations sign a nuclear elimination treaty, a World Council of Churches executive cautions that religious communities must take a stand against nuclear proliferation. Read more


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Several civil society organizations in the Philippines, including some backed by the United Methodist Church there, have brought extrajudicial killings and other government abuses to a special United Nations committee. Read more

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