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Churches must intensify action on the climate emergency

A message from the conference “Churches contribution to a sustainable society”, Oslo, May 25-28 2019. The conference, organised jointly by the Church of Norway and European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), gathered representatives from Churches and ecumenical organisations from eleven countries across Europe. The challenges we face are overwhelming. Climate change, accelerating decline of biodiversity, pollution of water sources and....

WCC ‘Roadmap’ resource for eco-justice available in multilingual versions

30 April 2019
The most recent World Council of Churches (WCC) resource rooted to the congregational level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice is now available...

Churches contribution to a sustainable society - Call for registrations

24 April 2019
Please note that the early bird registration option for the conference in Oslo 25-28 May 2019 is extended to 26 April . For details and...

"Care for God's creation", say Christians joining climate change protests in London

24 April 2019
A photo series by Sean Hawkey on the recent “Extinction Rebellion” in London is being featured by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in order...

Looking back on a successful climate march

23 April 2019
More than 35,000 people died Saturday, March 10th in Amsterdam for the climate march. The common desire - a bold climate policies from the government...

Call for contributions

4 April 2019
Creation care has important spiritual components not yet discovered in full depth – though the bible is full of ecological reflections. The ecumenical project www.sustainable-preaching.org...

Divestment: Kirche zieht Geld aus umweltschädlichen Firmen ab

22 March 2019
Die österreichische Kirche steigt mit ihren Geldveranlagungen aus allen Unternehmen aus, die fossile Brennstoffe fördern oder produzieren. Die katholische Kirche in Österreich zieht sich mit...

Rev. Henrik Grape reflects on a broader understanding of climate change

21 March 2019
Rev. Henrik Grape is coordinator of the World Council of Churches Working Group on Climate Change. His reflections below appear in an abridged format. For...

World faiths at UN Environment Assembly say they want action beyond resolutions

18 March 2019
As the 4th UN Environment Assembly concluded in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 March, faith leaders at the gathering urged action beyond the resolutions, while warning...

WCC honors legacy of lost staff member, launches resource on economic and ecological justice

14 March 2019
A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches ’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World...