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2015/07/02 13:30
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When a World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting on ecumenical HIV and AIDS response concluded last week in Limuru, Kenya, its message to the global HIV and AIDS community was terse: traditional ways of...
2015/07/02 13:30
2015/07/02 13:30
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2015/06/30 00:09
2015/06/30 00:09
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The COP 21 climate talks in Paris could well be a battle – hopefully not bloody and violent like Waterloo – but if the forces of reason and sustainability are defeated, the casualties, suffering and...
2015/06/29 17:30
2015/06/29 17:30
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Expressing shock at the killings in Kuwait, Tunisia and France that took place on 26 June, the World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Georges Lemopoulos said, "I grieve with those...
2015/06/29 16:30
2015/06/29 16:30
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The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an initiative of the World Council of Churches (WCC), is calling churches and individuals to join in a world-wide "zero hunger" challenge initiative of the United...
2015/06/29 10:44
2015/06/29 10:44
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A World Council of Churches (WCC) group has concluded a three-day meeting by acknowledging achievements that have been made in addressing HIV and AIDS. As the meeting closed on 26 June in Limuru,...
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2015/06/28 02:43
2015/06/28 02:43
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Ecumenical theological education is of strategic importance for Christianity in the 21st century. This was the message coming from the IV Congress of the World Conference of Associations of...
2015/06/27 02:43
2015/06/27 02:43
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Kenyan church leaders are calling on politicians to fully cooperate with the International Criminal Court, which is investigating the 2007-2008 post election violence that killed 1300 people - writes...
2015/06/25 13:33
2015/06/25 13:33
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... Council of Churches] Meeting from 17 to 24 June, the newly reconstituted Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has begun to define its principal trajectories for...
2015/06/25 09:30
2015/06/25 09:30
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... and AIDS is not just a challenge for governments but for all segments of society, including churches. In many African countries churches are an authority that people listen to - it is therefore...
2015/06/24 21:27
2015/06/24 21:27
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Street evangelists make pamphlets, rosary beads available to passers-by BERKELEY, Calif. (CNS) -- It's just before noon on a sunny Saturday on Berkeley's Fourth Street, a busy boulevard of upscale...
2015/06/23 21:44
2015/06/23 21:44
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The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) announced today (23 June), that it will no longer be its policy to invest in fossil fuels, describing the action as part of its long -standing commitment to climate...
2015/06/23 01:43
2015/06/23 01:43
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Approaching the boat landing of the fishing village on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, it is hard to imagine a more idyllic setting than this South Pacific paradise filled with one stunning...
2015/06/22 13:30
2015/06/22 13:30
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At its first meeting after being reconstituted following the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the 49-member Faith and Order Commission has elected five vice-moderators to assist...
2015/06/22 11:57
2015/06/22 11:57
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TURIN, Italy: Pope Francis asked forgiveness on Monday for the Roman Catholic Church's "non-Christian and inhumane" treatment in the past of the Waldensians, a tiny Protestant movement the Vatican...
2015/06/22 11:48
2015/06/22 11:48
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Mass shooting prompts calls for actionFaith leaders suggest loving neighbors can overcome hate BY JIM SKILLINGTON | BALTIMORE | June 22, 2015 United Methodist Churches in the Baltimore-Washington...
2015/06/22 10:30
2015/06/22 10:30
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Geneva — The World Council of Churches (WCC) has welcomed Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si", released on June 18. In a statement sent to CISA, Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of WCC...
2015/06/21 22:36
2015/06/21 22:36
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Pope Francis is a pungent preacher. His blunt rhetoric has electrified the world and effectively changed the church's image from moribund to rejuvenated just as I suspect he was elected to do. The...
2015/06/21 00:44
2015/06/21 00:44
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A Polish sociologist has urged the Catholic Church to speak out in defence of the poor and marginalised in society. The call came after statistics showed the former communist country, which now plays...
2015/06/19 20:29
2015/06/19 20:29
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Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, and members of the Committee, I am honored to appear before you today as the nominee for Administrator of the United States Agency for International...
2015/06/19 18:29
2015/06/19 18:29
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The World Council of Churches welcomed Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si'", released on June 18, which highlights what churches and ecumenical organizations have been doing for decades on caring...
2015/07/02 13:30
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