2016 Bishop Michael Putney Memorial Lecture

Written by Queensland Churches Together Monday, 19 September 2016 20:17

QCT are honoured to be hosting this event and to join with the Brisbane Roman Catholic Council for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Relations in hosting the 3rd Bishop Michael Putney Memorial Lecture   Dr Tveit will address us on “Ways Forward in this Contemporary Age”.


Middle East Council of Churches convenes

Written by WCC Media Monday, 19 September 2016 20:08

The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its 11th General Assembly this week, bringing leaders from regional churches together to pursue a unified ecclesiastical voice in the midst of human suffering that is permeating the region.


Reflection on One G-d, Many Voices 2016

Written by Heather Abramson Monday, 19 September 2016 19:58

On the evening of Thursday August 25, the Queensland Forum for Jews, Christians and Muslims held another of its annual concerts. As we have come to expect, the night was a delight and warmly enjoyed by all who attended.


Gardens on the verge

Written by Queensland Churches Together Monday, 19 September 2016 19:51

Brisbane City Council guidelines allow residents to plant gardens along footpath


Joint Working Group to review relations between WCC, Roman Catholic Church

Written by WCC Media Monday, 19 September 2016 19:46

From 13 to 17 September 2016, members of the Joint Working Group (JWG) overseen by leaders of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) will meet at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Part of the focus for the meeting, is to review relations between the WCC and the Roman Catholic Church.


Indigenous spirituality: can it transform injustice into justice?

Written by WCC Media Monday, 19 September 2016 19:40

"We worship in different languages and cultures, yet all one in Christ. This is an immensely enriching experience,” said Dr Jude Long, principal of Nungalinya College, in Darwin (Northern Territory), Australia, as she explored spirituality with indigenous people from across the world this week.


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.