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  • WCC Calls for Global Peace Campaign This Advent

    The World Council of Churches has called Christians to participate in a global campaign, "A Light of Peace", a move seeking a world free from nuclear weapons. The church body has also urged the Christian community to observe the first Sunday in Advent, Dec. 3, and express solidarity "for the Korean people and to support efforts to ease tensions and sustain hope."
  • Biggest Challenge for Pope Francis as He Arrives at Myanmar

    Pope Francis has arrived at Myanmar, the country widely accused of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, and has met with Myanmar's military chief, Gen Min Aung Hlaing, who has denied any "religious discrimination" in a military campaign in Rakhine state.
  • World Council of Churches Condemns Mosque Attack in Egypt's Sinai

    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the attack on a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province on Nov. 24, killing least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault, in the country's deadliest terror attack in recent memory.
  • Sixth Buddhist-Christian Talk Commences in Taiwan

    The sixth Buddhist-Christian talk on the theme "Christians and Buddhists: Let's walk together the Way of Nonviolence" has commenced in Taiwan on Nov. 13. The talk signifies an urgent need to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence.
  • Pope: Act the Word of God You Hear

    Pope Francis has urged the secular institutes to reflect and act the Word of God they hear, as he was addressing the Italian Conference of ‎Secular Institutes (CIIS) in Rome on Oct. 28.
  • Thousands of Rohingya Children Suffer Severe Malnutrition: UNICEF

    Rohingya refugees who fled the ethnic unrest in Myanmar have contributed to the alarming increase in the number of moderately or severely malnourished children, United Nations' children's fund said on Oct. 28. The children need urgent medical attention to save their lives.
  • Christian Conference of Asia Marks 60th Anniversary

    Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) marked its 60th anniversary on Oct. 22 in Yangon, Myanmar, with over 6,000 people, including 600 delegates attending the Thanksgiving Service and the Diamond Jubilee commemorative public meeting held at the Franc Auditorium of the Baptist Church.
  • Church Warns Against Opportunities in Middle East

    Following the results of a recent study on the deaths due to suicide, violence such as homicide and sexual assault in the Middle East countries, church in Uganda has warned the domestic workers coming from India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Nepal and other countries in Africa and Asia to look for jobs at home than abroad.
  • Church Warns Against Opportunities in Middle East

    Following the results of a recent study on the deaths due to suicide, violence such as homicide and sexual assault in the Middle East countries, church in Uganda has warned the domestic workers coming from India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Nepal and other countries in Africa and Asia to look for jobs at home than abroad.