WCC general secretary speaks to churches in Germany about the role of anti-racism

Posted May 16, 2024

[World Council of Churches] World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev. Jerry Pillay, in a May 15 lecture at an Evangelical Church in Germany ecumenical conference, spoke about The role of anti-racism and the fight against discrimination in the work of the WCC today.”

Known by its German initials KÖME, the conference brings together the ecumenical officers of the EKDs 20 regional churches, as well as representatives of German Protestant mission and development agencies. 

I guess you could have chosen any topic, but the fact that you have selected to speak about anti-racism speaks volumes about your desire to talk about what matters in the world today,” said Pillay. He also reflected on the many racial conflicts that continue to pervade the world. 

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