Rising Violence a Concern for World Religious Leaders at Summit

Ecumenical leaders across Africa and the world expressed the concern over the rising incidence of military conflicts in the world at the WCC-organized Ecumenical Conference in Nigeria.

Ecumenical leaders across the continent of Africa and across the world attended a regional Ecumenical Conference in Nairobi, September 2-4, in an effort to increase ecumenism among the major evangelical churches. During the three-day summit, leaders expressed concern over the rising incidences of military conflicts in the world and discussed the conflict in Darfur, Sudan.