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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.