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European church projects bring forward solutions to current environmental challenges

To share information about European churches’ work on care for creation, and to promote their environmental projects through networking, representatives of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) visited Belarus from 30 September to 2 October 2019. The group included ECEN Secretary Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic and ECEN moderator Per Ivar Våje from the Church of Norway. “We have been impressed by interest and quality of some church projects....

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew honored by Church of Sweden

4 October 2019
Commitment to religious freedom, human rights, refugee needs and care for creation (LWI) - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I has received the Plaque of St Erik...

Gratitude and Responsibility

28 September 2019
The Week of Creation always starts on the last Sunday of September in Hungary, where, since 2009, the Care for Creation Ecumenical Working Group has...

Conference brings into focus ecological theology and environmental ethics

24 September 2019
An effective dialogue was generated at the 6th International Conference on Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics from diverse religious traditions and perspectives. The event commenced...

WCC joins global climate strike with throngs of young people

24 September 2019
“...and a little child will lead them.” Isaiah 11:6 From New York City to Hamburg, from Oslo to Melbourne, from Nairobi to Mumbai, hundreds of...

“Do you love me?” It’s a question about global warming

24 September 2019
In a sermon at Marble Church in New York City on 22 September, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit asked...

Bible, biodiversity portrayed via photo exhibition in New York and Geneva

21 September 2019
On the eve of the Climate Action Summit in New York, four ecumenical organizations are launching a photo exhibition on the Bible and biodiversity. Titled...

Globaler Streik

17 September 2019
Am 20.09. findet der dritte globale Klimastreik statt – weltweit werden Menschen auf die Straße gehen und für die Einhaltung des Parisabkommen und gegen die...

28. September: Klimademo Bern

13 September 2019
Es braucht einen Wandel in der Klimapolitik. Drei Wochen vor den nationalen Wahlen findet am 28. September in Bern eine grosse Kundgebung statt. Wir von...

Ecumenical Water Network coordinator shares insights after World Water Week

12 September 2019
In late August, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Water Network participated, for the fourth consecutive year, in World Water Week, held in Stockholm,...