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2014/09/18 14:48
2014/09/18 14:48
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Green shoots: A young girl attends an anti-fossil fuels rally in Melbourne. Photo: Ken Irwin In mid-July, the peak body of the Uniting Church in Australia voted to sell its investments in fossil...
2014/09/18 14:48
2014/09/18 14:48
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2014/09/12 21:43
2014/09/12 21:43
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In Africa and beyond, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are often persecuted. Over thirty African religious leaders, scholars and members of civil society issued a KwaZulu Natal...
2014/09/12 17:43
2014/09/12 17:43
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... commitment to peace as churches and as Christians, is something we have inherited at birth, or, indeed, from the birth of the baby of Bethlehem," said Bishop Dr Martin Schindehütte of the...
2014/09/12 17:43
2014/09/12 17:43
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A number of Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to punish those behind the 2007 to 2008 post-election violence that tore apart the country,...
2014/09/11 04:33
2014/09/11 04:33
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Salisbury Post Hood Theological Seminary welcomes new faculty, staff Hood Theological Seminary welcomed new and returning students as classes began on Aug. 26 for the fall term. Among the new faces...
2014/09/10 21:15
2014/09/10 21:15
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At the height of the LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka, a delegation from the Council of Churches in the UK visited home on a peace promoting exercise. Upon their return, Sinhala expatriates in London had...
2014/09/10 15:34
2014/09/10 15:34
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) on 5 September hosted the Global Energy Parliament (GEP) at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The event addressed the theme "The Science of Peace in...
2014/09/10 15:31
2014/09/10 15:31
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Amid the reality of migration, theological education can lead to the transformation of the church, agreed participants in a seminar organized by the World Council of Churches at the Ecumenical...
2014/09/08 16:43
2014/09/08 16:43
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St Francis of Assisi's prayer, 'Make me a channel of your peace', was the theme for a celebration of common commitment to overcome violence at a gathering of Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican and...
2014/09/05 14:43
2014/09/05 14:43
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The Vatican's Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Mennonite World Conference representatives who met in Rome in October 2007 to prepare theological reflections on peacemaking have made...
2014/09/03 17:43
2014/09/03 17:43
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For the first time, a general secretary of the World Council of Churches has taken part with a pope in a Rome service to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which ended last week, recalling...
2014/09/02 12:29
2014/09/02 12:29
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... calls everyone, including persons with disabilities, to the fullness of life in Christ," states a communiqué issued at a consultative workshop on "Theology and Disability" organized in Nigeria by...
2014/09/02 10:30
2014/09/02 10:30
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Pope Tawadros II, patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 1 September. In the presence of...
2014/08/28 18:30
2014/08/28 18:30
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The study of human rights within the field of political science was still in its infancy when UB faculty member Claude Welch turned his research focus from the military and politics in Africa to human...
2014/08/23 12:46
2014/08/23 12:46
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FROM its Aboriginal roots to its modern mansions, inner-west Strathfield is awash with vibrant colour covering stunning heritage architecture and a kaleidoscope of cultures and people. Choco Pie:...
2014/08/21 08:43
2014/08/21 08:43
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The targeting of tens of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities can never be justified in the name of any religious creed or conviction, said Patriarch Bartholomew of...
2014/08/19 05:28
2014/08/19 05:28
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CWS launches appeal for Iraqis on World Humanitarian DayTuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:15 pmPress Release: Christian World Service 19 August 2014CWS launches appeal for Iraqis on World Humanitarian...
2014/08/18 07:31
2014/08/18 07:31
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On August 4, WCC President Rev. Dr Sang Chang visited the Prime Minister's Official Residence of Japan to meet face to face with Chief Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Yoshihide Suga and hand him the two...
2014/08/17 11:27
2014/08/17 11:27
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2014/08/16 04:43
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Representatives of the world’s Historic Peace Churches gathered in Solo, Indonesia in December 2007, to ask what “Peace in Our Land” means practically - through the interrelated topics of injustice,...
2014/09/18 14:48
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