Egyptians Mourn Coptic Pope Shenouda ‎III

Abba (Pope) Shenouda III was a good friend and supporter of the Council for the World’s Religions (CWR)  (root organization of IRFWP).  In 1985 Pope Shenouda welcomed CWR director Frank Kaufmann and senior adviser Francis Clark for an extended stay…

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Lent, Pagans, and the Cycles of Life

This articles examines the ideal of mutual respect, even appreciation among believers and people of conscience,Lent is a widely practiced time of reflection, repentance and renewal. Yet some Christians believe its observance is wrong. http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/320413…

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Catholics and Protestants: "A scandal we must overcome"

SEARCHING FOR UNITY MUST REMAIN OUR GOAL, SAYS WCC GENERAL SECRETARY"Divisions between churches remain a scandal that we have to overcome," Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) said today at a "Pilgrimage…

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