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Op-Ed News
Coalitions of Religious Organizations on War: Rationalized, Hypocrisized, and CompromisedNational Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. National Council of Churches of Christ
Coalitions of Religious Organizations on War: Rationalized, Hypocrisized, and Compromised
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. National Council of Churches of Christ in the US National Council of Synagogues Unitarian Universalist World Council of Churches World Council of Independent Christian Churches Were it not for its record... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuba Opens its Doors to Peace, Says Council of ChurchesCuba is a symbol for the world that today, as the key to the Gulf, opens its do
Cuba Opens its Doors to Peace, Says Council of Churches
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
Cuba is a symbol for the world that today, as the key to the Gulf, opens its doors to peace, said Reverent Joel Ortega Dopico, President of the country's Council of Churches on the occasion of the official visit of Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francisco... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC convenes meeting on sustainable development goalsOn 8 February, the World Council of Churches (WCC) convened a strategy meeting
WCC convenes meeting on sustainable development goals
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
On 8 February, the World Council of Churches (WCC) convened a strategy meeting between principals and senior staff of the ACT Alliance, Anglican Alliance, Caritas Internationalis, Globethics, Lutheran World Federation and WCC, to discuss... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Centenary Celebrations of the University of Fort HareStanding here today, I feel the weight of 100 years of history. Here in these h
Centenary Celebrations of the University of Fort Hare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Standing here today, I feel the weight of 100 years of history. Here in these halls and classrooms, great men and women were moulded and prepared before they burst forth to claim their destiny. Here they wrestled with the questions of life, with the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Christians Who Demonize Israel: Kairos{Originally posted to the Gatestone Institute website} Last September, during
Christians Who Demonize Israel: Kairos
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
{Originally posted to the Gatestone Institute website} Last September, during the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel — an initiative of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum (PIEF) of the World Council of Churches, St. Thomas’ Church in... Read more
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Ekklesia
Annual meeting on interreligious dialogueThe annual meeting between the officials of the Pontifical Council for Interrel
Annual meeting on interreligious dialogue
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
The annual meeting between the officials of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the staff of the Office for Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation of the World Council of Churches took place in Geneva 3-4 February. Appropriately... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A Catholic-Orthodox meeting is spectacular but not unprecedentedTHE announcement of a meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Mosc
A Catholic-Orthodox meeting is spectacular but not unprecedented
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
THE announcement of a meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, due to take place in Cuba on February 12th, is certainly a spectacular moment in inter-church diplomacy. But contrary to many reports that have appeared in the press... Read more
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Christian Today
When people can't admit their faith is complicit in violence"No religion is responsible for terrorism – people are responsible for violence
When people can't admit their faith is complicit in violence
Christian Today / Posted 8 days ago
"No religion is responsible for terrorism – people are responsible for violence and terrorism," President Obama said at a White House summit on countering violent extremism. Some religious people do not find it easy to acknowledge that their faith... Read more
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Ekklesia
Symposium focuses on religion, violence and extremismTo promote open discussions on the theological and practical discourse, narrati
Symposium focuses on religion, violence and extremism
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
To promote open discussions on the theological and practical discourse, narrative and experiences on implications for the work of the multi-religious organisations on religion, violence and extremism, the World Council of Churches (WCC), along with... Read more
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Ekklesia
Muslim scholars release declaration on religious minority rightsThe World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tv
Muslim scholars release declaration on religious minority rights
Ekklesia / Posted 11 days ago
The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has commended the release of the Marrakesh Declaration on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Majority Communities. “This is a very timely and... Read more
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Ekklesia
Anglican agency calls for governments to act after refugee deathsYesterday (29 January) 26 Kurdish refugees from Iraq were confirmed to have dro
Anglican agency calls for governments to act after refugee deaths
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
Yesterday (29 January) 26 Kurdish refugees from Iraq were confirmed to have drowned off the coast of Samos Island, Greece, as they attempted to cross to Europe from Turkey. Ten of the dead were children; five boys and five girls, says Max McClellan... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Ecumenism and Interfaith Harmony: What’s the Difference?We have just come out of the Jan. 18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and
Ecumenism and Interfaith Harmony: What’s the Difference?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
We have just come out of the Jan. 18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and are heading into the Feb. 1-7 Interfaith Harmony Week put in the calendar for annual observance in 2010 by the General Assembly of the United Nations. How are the two... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC chief presents 'Ten Commandments' of food at DavosA 21 January World Economic Forum session on how food choices can become a cata
WCC chief presents 'Ten Commandments' of food at Davos
Ekklesia / Posted 17 days ago
A 21 January World Economic Forum session on how food choices can become a catalyst for positive change became an opportunity for World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to present “Ten Commandments” of food to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Redeeming Australia Day: How Aboriginal Christians are Challenging Australian Spiritually – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsRedeeming Australia Day: How Aboriginal Christians are Challenging Australian S
Redeeming Australia Day: How Aboriginal Christians are Challenging Australian Spiritually – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Redeeming Australia Day: How Aboriginal Christians are Challenging Australian SpirituallyTanya RichesABC Religion and Ethics 25 Jan 2016 Many millennials are now turning to deeper meaning-making in place of drunken barbeque rituals and gaudy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WCC / UN Conference - Joint Statement On Refugee Crisis[WCC] Following the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis in Europ
WCC / UN Conference - Joint Statement On Refugee Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
[WCC] Following the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis in Europe, which took place at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January, a statement has been issued entitled "Europe's Response to the Refuge Crisis, From Origin to Transit,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee Crisis - Churches and Governments Share ResponsibilityThere is a need for "urgent action to strengthen coordination and cooperation i
Refugee Crisis - Churches and Governments Share Responsibility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
There is a need for "urgent action to strengthen coordination and cooperation in Europe's response to the refugee and migrant crisis," a high level conference of governments, UN agencies, churches and civil society organisations heard this week. The... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC/UN conference statement on refugee crisisFollowing the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis in Europe, whi
WCC/UN conference statement on refugee crisis
Ekklesia / Posted 23 days ago
Following the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis in Europe, which took place at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/22629), a statement has been issued entitled "Europe’s Response to the... Read more
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Unicef
An appeal to end the suffering in SyriaJoint statement More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations ag
An appeal to end the suffering in Syria
Unicef / Posted 24 days ago
Joint statement More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Havre churches to hold Christian unity programs January 20, 2016 Several churches in Havre will be hosting an all churches s
Havre churches to hold Christian unity programs
Havre Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
January 20, 2016 Several churches in Havre will be hosting an all churches sing along and a series of breakfasts next week. The events, which are scheduled for Jan. 24 through 29 and hosted by the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Conference urges greater cooperation over refugee crisisA High-Level Conference of governments, United Nations agencies and civil socie
Conference urges greater cooperation over refugee crisis
Ekklesia / Posted 24 days ago
A High-Level Conference of governments, United Nations agencies and civil society organisations in Geneva, including churches and faith-based organisations, has underlined the need for urgent action to strengthen coordination and cooperation in... Read more
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Sun Star
Lidasan: BBL promotes interreligious dialogueAS the fate of the Bangsamoro Basic Law lies in the hands of Congress, the PNoy
Lidasan: BBL promotes interreligious dialogue
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
AS the fate of the Bangsamoro Basic Law lies in the hands of Congress, the PNoy administration is hopeful that it will be passed before Congress goes into recess for the May 9 national and local elections. Many of us see that the BBL is a matter of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Primates Support Ecumenical Moves Over EasterThe Primates of the Anglican Communion have agreed to support moves by the Copt
Primates Support Ecumenical Moves Over Easter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Primates of the Anglican Communion have agreed to support moves by the Coptic Pope to unify and fix the date of Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said last week at the end of the Primates Meeting in Canterbury... Read more
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Christian Today
Bishop Angaelos: The Church's silence has contributed to the decline of Christianity in the Middle EastThe Church's silence on refugees has been a contributing factor to the decline
Bishop Angaelos: The Church's silence has contributed to the decline of Christianity in the Middle East
Christian Today / Posted 26 days ago
The Church's silence on refugees has been a contributing factor to the decline of Christianity in the Middle East, the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK said today. His Grace Bishop Angaelos addressed a conference hosted by the... Read more
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The Christian Post
WEA Dedicates New Evangelical Center in New YorkBINGHAMTON, NY – For the first time since its establishment over a century ago,
WEA Dedicates New Evangelical Center in New York
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
BINGHAMTON, NY – For the first time since its establishment over a century ago, the World Evangelical Alliance now has a center to gather and unite Christian leaders from around the globe with the establishment of a new facility in upstate New... Read more
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The Christian Post
Geoff Tunnicliffe on New Evangelical Center, 2010 Highlights of WEADr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, CEO/Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance,
Geoff Tunnicliffe on New Evangelical Center, 2010 Highlights of WEA
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, CEO/Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance, recently spoke to The Christian Post after he celebrated the Dec. 9 dedication of Evangelical Center, a newly opened facility in upstate New York that will serve the... Read more
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Christian Today
Anglican Primates agree to set fixed, common date for EasterBelievers light candles during the Holy Fire ceremony on the eve of Orthodox Ea
Anglican Primates agree to set fixed, common date for Easter
Christian Today / Posted 29 days ago
Believers light candles during the Holy Fire ceremony on the eve of Orthodox Easter service at the Volodymysky Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine. Anglican leaders meeting in Canterbury this week have agreed for the first time to work with Orthodox... Read more
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The Alpena News
Joint service planned for international Week of PrayerWith the eventual development of the World Council of Churches, the Faith and O
Joint service planned for international Week of Prayer
The Alpena News / Posted 29 days ago
With the eventual development of the World Council of Churches, the Faith and Order Movement, and the calling of the Second Vatican Council, the various strands and movements of prayer for unity throughout the Christian Church began to come... Read more

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