Ecumenical Institute professor recognized as trust among religions grows

Written by WCC Media Saturday, 27 August 2016 15:21

Interreligious trust and respect has proven a key challenge in communities worldwide, not least in contexts where the need for successful peacebuilding is dire. Therefore, 11 August marked an important day in the history of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, Switzerland.

 

Northside parish welcomes newly arrived Syrian and Iraqi families to dinner

Written by Catholic Leader Saturday, 27 August 2016 15:19

Good food, good will and a good idea formed the perfect recipe for bringing together a group of families from Iraq and Syria and people from their new communities on Brisbane’s northside.

 

70 years of ecumenical formation at Bossey

Written by WCC Media Saturday, 27 August 2016 15:15

During the weekend of 30 September to 2 October the WCC's Ecumenical Institute at Bossey will host a series of events to celebrate seventy years of ecumenical formation.

   

Nigerian Christians and Muslims open historic peace centre

Written by WCC Media Saturday, 27 August 2016 15:11

Nigerian Christians and Muslims gathered on 19 August to open the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony (ICIPH).

 

WCC Indigenous Spirituality and Theology Consultation

Written by WCC Media Tuesday, 16 August 2016 20:01

The global ecumenical Indigenous Spirituality and Theology Consultation in Darwin, Australia is an activity of the WCC Indigenous Peoples’ Programme and under the WCC Mission from the Margins Programmatic Area.

   

Rio 2016 Olympic Village Food Waste Turned Into Three-Course Dinners

Written by Queensland Churches Together Tuesday, 16 August 2016 19:56

Leftovers from the Olympic Village in Rio are being used to create three-course meals at an “avant-garde soup kitchen” from one of the world’s best chefs.

 

Olympic women’s all-around champions: A Christian, a Jew and a Muslim

Written by Queensland Churches Together Tuesday, 16 August 2016 19:53

In a world awash in religious and sectarian tensions, the three Olympic victors in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition delivered a multi-faith mosaic on the medals podium Thursday in Rio, with a Christian, a Jew and a Muslim taking gold, silver and bronze respectively.