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Social & International Affairs

Chairperson:

Bishop Dr. Chibuzo Raphael Opoko (Methodist Church Nigeria)

ABOUT

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.

Recent EVENTS

STATEMENT ON THE ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH MASSACRE IN OWO, NIGERIA

The World Methodist Council (WMC) joined religious leaders, civil society organizations, andgovernments in condemning the coordinated attack on worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church.According to the latest reports, as many
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Prayers answered, Nigerian Methodists released

Bishop Michael Stephen of the World Methodist Council Steering Committee and former Archbishop of the Methodist Church Nigeria shares the following from the latest news of the kidnapping of the Prelate
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Statement on mass shooting – Uvalde, Texas

The General Secretary of the World Methodist Council called on Methodists to join prayers with thecommunity of Uvalde, Texas. He expressed his deepest condolences with the bereaved families andthose injured
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