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2014/07/27 19:43
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German Christians are starting what they hope will be a record-breaking effort to use the Internet social-networking and micro-blogging service Twitter to try and "tweet" the Bible - writes Anli...
2014/07/27 19:43
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2014/07/27 19:43
2014/07/27 19:43
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In his moderator’s address at the start of the World Council of Churches central committee meeting in Geneva on 26 August 2009, the Rev Dr Walter Altmann said that the WCC – as well as the world at...
2014/07/24 13:36
2014/07/24 13:36
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Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies, which release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other...
2014/07/24 05:45
2014/07/24 05:45
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Today, while watching the news about the war in Gaza – the monstrous killings of innocent civilians and playful children 5,495 miles away, I hold on to my memories of Palestine, which made me...
2014/07/23 20:14
2014/07/23 20:14
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Palestinians walk past the ruins of a mosque, which police said was hit in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no...
2014/07/23 18:43
2014/07/23 18:43
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World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has expressed "joy" at the liberation of Ingrid Betancourt and other hostages in Colombia. Welcoming the liberation "as an...
2014/07/23 14:49
2014/07/23 14:49
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In an official statement issued on 21 July, the World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, expressed deep concern over the exodus of the Christian community from...
2014/07/22 17:10
2014/07/22 17:10
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Let’s organise together and take the fightback forward After the public sector strike demonstration in Liverpool on 10 July, we held an open mic meeting to discuss “Where do we go from here?” It was...
2014/07/21 10:32
2014/07/21 10:32
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Churches must commit themselves to create "healing and reconciling ministry that puts people at the centre and allow for a wholistic approach in health care", states a declaration issued during an...
2014/07/21 09:30
2014/07/21 09:30
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During a recent meeting of the top governing body of the World Council of Churches (WCC), its Central Committee said "no" to investments in fossil fuels. The decision was one among many made in a...
2014/07/19 16:06
2014/07/19 16:06
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A woman looks at newspaper cuttings at a candlelight vigil for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, July 19, 2014. An Amsterdam church leader is asking for...
2014/07/18 15:47
2014/07/18 15:47
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The World Council of Churches has expressed deep sympathy and sorrow to family, friends and colleagues who mourn the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines flight 17 when...
2014/07/17 12:14
2014/07/17 12:14
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Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, author of Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel, 2014. In the 1960's,...
2014/07/16 15:47
2014/07/16 15:47
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War-torn Sri Lanka is to receive the first of a series of ecumenical "living letters" teams which will visit Christian communities facing situations of violence in different regions of the world in...
2014/07/16 10:31
2014/07/16 10:31
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An ecological haven for numerous tree, plant and bird species, as well as a source of income for an estimated 300 plant and pot sellers and other people who have been working in the area for over 15...
2014/07/15 13:19
2014/07/15 13:19
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Foreign policy and human rights expert Joshua Muravchik, currently a fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, is out with a...
2014/07/14 09:57
2014/07/14 09:57
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World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments The World Council of Churches has 345 member churches including the Church of England Campaigners hail 'major victory' as council representing...
2014/07/13 07:06
2014/07/13 07:06
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By Bill McKibben, a well known environmental author and activist, is the founder of 350.org, an international climate change campaign. 350.org is named for the safe level of carbon dioxide in the...
2014/07/12 11:29
2014/07/12 11:29
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Inspired by the theme "pilgrimage of justice and peace", the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), a chief governing body of the Council, has set directions for the work of the...
2014/07/11 16:11
2014/07/11 16:11
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Geneva, Switzerland - July 11 - The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), a fellowship of over 300 churches which represent some 590 million people in 150 countries, endorsed...
2014/07/27 19:43
2014/07/27 19:43
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