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Ecumenical News

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World Council of Churches

 WCC Calls for release of archbishops of Aleppo

The World Council of Churches Central Committee issued a statement reiterating its grave concern regarding the alarming and rapidly deteriorating situation of Christians in the Middle East. 

The World Council of Churches Central Committee, during its meeting on 15-21 June called for the release of two Syrian archbishops who were kidnapped near Aleppo, Syria.

Read the WCC article here 

South Sudanese churches welcome top leader’s agreement, but warn conflict has expanded

The signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement by the main rivals has been welcomed by South Sudanese churches.

While the signing has been welcomed, South Sudanese churches warn that many other such pacts had also been dishonoured.

For more information please see the WCC news item here