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Social & International Affairs


Bishop Dr. Chibuzo Raphael Opoko (Methodist Church Nigeria)


The Social Justice Committee of the World Methodist Council brings attention to current events and issues and how they affect constituents around the world. Current focus has centered on economic justice or injustice. A World Methodist Social Affirmation was developed and refined by this committee and approved in 1986. It has received worldwide acceptance and is published in literature of several member church denominations.


Statement on COVID-19 crisis in the DPRK

On behalf of the World Methodist Council I wholeheartedly endorse the WCC acting general secretaryRev. Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca’s Statement on COVID-19 crisis in the DPRK. The WMC endorses the
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World Methodist Council Statement on Floods in South Africa

The World Methodist Council expresses its sincere condolences to the families of floodvictims in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. As mop-up operations continue after aweek of heavy rainfall and flooding, the
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Ash Wednesday Statement on Russian Ukrainian conflict by Bishop Ivan Abrahams

Seven days after Russian troops crossed into Ukraine, we gather with ecumenical partners and all people of goodwill to remember political leaders, soldiers, and civilians caught up in the current
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