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2014/04/17 23:43
2014/04/17 23:43
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Prayers for peace in Ukraine, and for the success of peace talks now underway in Geneva, Switzerland, have been requested by the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the Geneva-based World...
2014/04/17 23:43
2014/04/17 23:43
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2014/04/17 09:43
2014/04/17 09:43
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APRODEV and CIDSE, two influential church-related development networks, have condemned the forced displacement of Palestinians in the West Bank, which they say is “uprooting any chance of a just...
2014/04/15 23:30
2014/04/15 23:30
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Dawn Karungari Gikandi, a 31-year-old Kenyan, has been ordained as a minister by the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA), a member church of the World Council of Churches (WCC). Gikandi is among...
2014/04/15 23:29
2014/04/15 23:29
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A communiqué adopted at a World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation describes human trafficking as a "serious human rights violation" and its consequences are "most horrific results of the economic...
2014/04/14 11:43
2014/04/14 11:43
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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), addressed the theme “Free to speak, believe and serve” at the recent Synod of the Church of Norway. The synod was held in Kristiansand,...
2014/04/13 20:43
2014/04/13 20:43
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The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged governments and people around the world to “choose life” as they mark the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of...
2014/04/12 10:44
2014/04/12 10:44
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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has announced an international consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula to be held in Geneva in June...
2014/04/11 22:41
2014/04/11 22:41
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For those who pay attention to details, a quick look at this year’s calendar shows something unusual: Easter and Eastern Orthodox Easter are on the same Sunday. Normally they are a few weeks...
2014/04/11 07:31
2014/04/11 07:31
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Bishop of Methodist Church, Diocese of Nyanya, Samuel Nortey has said there might have been a deliberate move to deemphasize the issue of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The clergyman made the suggestion on...
2014/04/10 07:44
2014/04/10 07:44
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At an ecumenical consultation held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, called human trafficking a criminal activity, on rapid...
2014/04/09 16:38
2014/04/09 16:38
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Loyola University Chicago's student government president vetoed a resolution that would have endorsed divestment from companies that do business in Israel. On March 18, Loyola University Chicago's...
2014/04/09 01:43
2014/04/09 01:43
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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) is currently in the Republic of Korea, visiting the country’s WCC member churches and ecumenical partners. During his visit, from 5 to 10...
2014/04/08 03:29
2014/04/08 03:29
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In an ecumenical consultation held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, called human trafficking a criminal activity, on rapid...
2014/04/07 10:29
2014/04/07 10:29
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Lent, a season for prayers and reflections for Christians around the world has become an opportunity for the churches to respond to climate change, an issue which deeply impacts the communities they...
2014/04/07 00:44
2014/04/07 00:44
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has welcomed ratification of the world’s first Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a year after it was adopted by the UN General Assembly -- but wants more action. “It is...
2014/04/04 18:29
2014/04/04 18:29
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Five of the world's major arms exporters are among a group of mostly European countries ratifying the world's first Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) today, 2 April, a year after the treaty was adopted by the...
2014/04/04 18:29
2014/04/04 18:29
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Lent, a season for prayers and reflections by Christians around the world, has become an opportunity for the churches to respond to climate change, an issue which deeply impacts the communities they...
2014/04/04 17:43
2014/04/04 17:43
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Bells pealed as a warning on climate change after the Archbishop of Canterbury told a church service in Copenhagen on Sunday 13 December, attended by people from major faiths and Christian...
2014/04/02 22:45
2014/04/02 22:45
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At least 500,000 people die every year on average and millions more are displaced and abused as a result of armed violence and conflict. Peace and human rights groups have campaigned since the early...
2014/04/02 14:30
2014/04/02 14:30
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Despite being the third largest oil producing country in sub-Saharan Africa, Equatorial Guinea reels from a poor economy, a lack of good governance and of independent and functioning state...
2014/04/17 23:43
2014/04/17 23:43
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