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2015/03/02 11:30
2015/03/02 11:30
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The Africa Christian Health Platform (ACHAP) has urged governments in the region to engage strongly with church-based health bodies as crucial partners in achieving Universal Health Care, at the...
2015/03/02 11:30
2015/03/02 11:30
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2015/03/01 19:03
2015/03/01 19:03
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Carien du Plessis, City Press Johannesburg - South Africa’s new ambassador to Washington, DC, Mninwa Mahlangu, has set tongues wagging in the US after it emerged that he may have received his...
2015/02/28 02:43
2015/02/28 02:43
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A unique gathering of high level church leaders starting on Tuesday 6 November 2007 near Nairobi, Kenya, features the broadest range of Christian traditions ever represented at a global meeting, says...
2015/02/27 03:43
2015/02/27 03:43
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As commodity prices soar, thieves are targeting British churches and other institutions, taking copper lightning rods, lead rain pipes, bronze statues, iron gates, even church bells and entire roofs -...
2015/02/24 11:30
2015/02/24 11:30
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The acting general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Georges Lemopoulos has congratulated Rev. Dr Andrea Zaki Stephanous on becoming the new president of the Evangelical community in...
2015/02/24 10:31
2015/02/24 10:31
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The idea that HIV is present in the life of every human being, regardless of their susceptibility to the disease, could be seen as shocking. It could even be offensive. But it is the premise behind a...
2015/02/22 15:06
2015/02/22 15:06
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A meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs heard that religious violence was a defining issue for a generation. Violence in the name of religion is "a defining issue of our...
2015/02/21 01:43
2015/02/21 01:43
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Muslims in Kashmir, in the northwest of the Indian subcontinent, are supporting the re-building of a Christian school that was destroyed by fire during anti-Christian violence one year ago - writes...
2015/02/20 08:30
2015/02/20 08:30
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By World Council of Churches Violence perpetrated in the name of religion was highlighted as "a defining issue of our generation" by Canon David Porter when he spoke to members of theCommission of...
2015/02/19 08:23
2015/02/19 08:23
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We're breaking up with fossil fuels for Valentine's Day, writes Rosemary Penwarden. Congratulations to Royal Dutch Shell for winning a special award at the UN Climate talks in Lima recently - the Sly...
2015/02/17 11:29
2015/02/17 11:29
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has joined its member churches, partners and people in Egypt as they mourn the killings of 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped by the so-called "Islamic State" (IS)...
2015/02/17 09:31
2015/02/17 09:31
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The Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan's diocese of Wau has developed a course titled "Reconcile - Moving Forward in Peace", inviting people to be peace-builders this Lenten season. This...
2015/02/16 00:43
2015/02/16 00:43
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) have welcomed the ceasefire agreement for eastern Ukraine negotiated in Minsk and announced on 12 February 2015. The...
2015/02/15 18:09
2015/02/15 18:09
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He dismissed the claim that most Germans had been unaware, in general terms, of the Nazi persecution of the Jews, or that German youth could avoid the issue: “All of us, guilty or innocent, young or...
2015/02/13 21:45
2015/02/13 21:45
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the National Council of Churches USA (NCCUSA) are among dozens of international business, civic, educational, scientific and religious organizations who have...
2015/02/12 09:44
2015/02/12 09:44
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Two former The World Council of Churches (WCC) staff members who have been appointed to new positions leading two major ecumenical organizations in Asia. Dr Mathews George Chunakara has been elected...
2015/02/12 03:28
2015/02/12 03:28
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... Aotearoa Calls for Fossil-Free Banking Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:06 pmPress Release: 350 Aotearoa 350 Aotearoa Calls for Fossil-Free Banking on Global Divestment DayFebruary 2015350 Aotearoa...
2015/02/06 17:43
2015/02/06 17:43
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Peace-building initiatives and housing and education issues will be highlighted as an ecumenical team from around the world visits churches, faith organizations and civil society movements in Israel...
2015/02/04 16:47
2015/02/04 16:47
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A court decision in the Dominican Republic annulling the citizenship of an estimated 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian ancestry has been strongly criticised by church leaders. Dr Katharine Jefferts...
2015/02/03 03:44
2015/02/03 03:44
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Former German President Richard von Weizsäcker, died on 31 January 2015. He was 94 years old. “The World Council of Churches remembers with deep gratitude Dr Richard von Weizsäcker for the gifts he...
2015/03/02 11:30
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