Pope Francis reconciles with Waldensian Church

In late June Pope Francis turned his eyes to his home country and ecumenical church relations. For centuries now the relationship between the Catholic and Waldensian Churches has been defined by a violent history. The conflict stems from the… Read More

WCRC members push for solutions on European immigration crisis

International Refugee Day (June 20) is a day intended to raise awareness of the growing migrant crisis around the world. It will come this year in the midst of a global interest the likes of which are unprecedented…. Read More

Dialogue in Egypt bridges divides

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Egypt noticed a widening gap between Christians and Muslims. Rejection, blame, differentiation, absence of cooperation, hatred and fear all contributed to the growing gulf in acceptance. The Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Council of Ecumenical… Read More

WCRC deepens relationship with Lutherans, churches in Middle East

The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) concluded its meeting in Lebanon by issuing a call to its churches for greater solidarity and action to help bring peace to the Middle East. Solidarity and… Read More

German Reformed Alliance elects new moderator

The Reformed Alliance in Germany (Reformierte Bund) held its General Assembly from 23 to 25 April in Villigst (Westfalia). Delegates of Reformed churches from all parts of the country elected new members to the executive committee, as well… Read More

Church in Transcarpathia serves in faith

The Reformed Church in Transcarpathia has been facing challenging times for most of its existence. Today, it finds itself a double minority—a Protestant church in an Orthodox country and an ethnically Hungarian community in a Slavic nation. While… Read More

Reformed-Catholic dialogue creates lasting friendships

In the final dialogue session between the Catholic Church and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) participants summed up their discussions on the themes of justification and sanctification, word and sacrament and justice in preparation of the… Read More