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World Council of Churches

Alternate Names: Programme to Combat Racism

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Duration: 1948-current (most work related to African liberation struggles 1968-1994)

In 1937, church leaders agreed to establish a World Council of Churches (WCC), but its official organization was deferred by the outbreak of the Second World War until August 1948, when representatives of 147 churches assembled in Amsterdam to constitute the WCC. In 1968, the WCC Central Committee created a Programme to Combat Racism (PCR). The main...
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