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2014/10/25 21:44
2014/10/25 21:44
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Christian Climate Action and Divest London threw a party on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral this weekend to celebrate the growing number of churches divesting from fossil fuels around the world, and...
2014/10/25 21:44
2014/10/25 21:44
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2014/10/25 13:44
2014/10/25 13:44
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In significant events earlier this monto, the Evangelical Church of the River Plate (IERP) and the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil (IECLB), two member churches of the World...
2014/10/24 21:15
2014/10/24 21:15
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The main public event in connection with the centenary celebrations of the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka was held at the BMICH on Thursday with President Mahinda Rajapaksa as chief...
2014/10/22 13:46
2014/10/22 13:46
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The ANU will divest its holdings in Iluka Resources, Independence Group, Newcrest Mining, Sandfire Resources, Oil Search, Santos and Sirius Resources The ANU will divest in seven resource and mining...
2014/10/21 14:43
2014/10/21 14:43
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has involved its member churches and partners in a World YWCA campaign, “NoXcuses for Violence against Women”. “There is no excuse for violence against women....
2014/10/18 10:29
2014/10/18 10:29
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A new online survey supported by the World Council of Churches (WCC) aims to promote the study of issues such as the environment, climate change and food security as part of the training of future...
2014/10/17 06:43
2014/10/17 06:43
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Nepal’s religious minorities are preparing for the country’s adoption of a new constitution with a vigorous campaign against religious discrimination. Amidst growing fears that the new constitution,...
2014/10/16 14:24
2014/10/16 14:24
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Investing overseas: Incitec Pivot's James Fazzino has slammed the lack of an energy policy as 'a train wreck'. Photo: Louise Kennerley The fury over the ANU's fossil fuel divestment is the greatest...
2014/10/14 14:43
2014/10/14 14:43
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Quakers in Britain have welcomed the House of Commons’ emphatic support for Palestinian statehood. MPs yesterday (13 October) voted by 274 to 12 in favour of the motion "this House believes that the...
2014/10/13 15:34
2014/10/13 15:34
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... and AIDS is not just a public health issue. It is a multi-layered social issue - an issue churches in West Africa should not ignore," says Rev. Godson Lawson, a pastor in the Methodist Church in...
2014/10/10 20:14
2014/10/10 20:14
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Pastor Ji-Il Bang, the oldest Christian pastor in South Korea, died on Friday. He was 103. Pastors and religious leaders from around the world mourned the long-time pastor's death at Sinchon...
2014/10/10 15:44
2014/10/10 15:44
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The theme “pilgrimage of justice and peace” has triggered robust discussions on furthering cooperation among Christian communication organizations in a seminar sponsored by the World Council of...
2014/10/10 10:49
2014/10/10 10:49
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Interested in volunteering overseas? Irish Aid is holding a volunteering fair in Dublin tomorrow with 26 organisations recruiting Claire Glavey on a field visit in Laos with a UN colleague. Fri,...
2014/10/10 03:43
2014/10/10 03:43
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The chapel at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, near Geneva, in which young adults from five continents have gathered for an early morning meditation, is quite an unusual place of worship. The...
2014/10/08 21:10
2014/10/08 21:10
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GLASGOW, UK - The University of Glasgow is the first university in Europe to withdraw its funds from fossil fuel investments. After a year of student campaigning, the University Court voted today to...
2014/10/05 23:43
2014/10/05 23:43
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World Council of Churches general secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has welcomed publication of an open letter by a group of 126 Muslim scholars to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, leader of the...
2014/10/04 02:43
2014/10/04 02:43
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Church leaders in Canada hope action will follow a public apology by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to victims of a situation whereby aboriginal children were placed in residential schools run by...
2014/10/03 11:43
2014/10/03 11:43
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Biblical reflections marked the end of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI) in a service on 29 September at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva, Switzerland. Prayers for...
2014/10/03 01:43
2014/10/03 01:43
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The head of the world’s largest inter-Christian body says that the role of churches in combating prejudice and offering an alternative vision of justice and peace is a key component of their Gospel...
2014/10/02 17:14
2014/10/02 17:14
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... Broadman & Holman Publishers) Churches across the United States and the globe plan to observe the annual World Communion Sunday, and much of the focus will be on persecuted Christians. The...
2014/10/25 21:44
2014/10/25 21:44
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