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World Council of Churches

The Ten Commandments of Food

The Ten Commandments of Food

a TIO Report

Religions East and West, conservative and progressive, ancient and new, almost always express their concern for the disinherited, particularly for the hungry. As an ancient Hebrew proverb says, “Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.” (Proverbs 28:27) Yet despite the injunction and an abundance of food grown on Earth each year, the hunger statistics today are staggering.

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Report: A Season of International Interfaith Conferences

Security and International Peace Focus of WCC Consultation

Geneva: A consultation on world peace and human security was convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva on Feb. 9. The event preceded a two-day committee meeting charged with following up the report and recommendations of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation, which brought 1,000 participants to Kingston, Jamaica in May 2011.