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2015/08/01 13:43
2015/08/01 13:43
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A new document authorised by Pope Benedict XVI restating Roman Catholic views that Protestant denominations are not churches "in the proper sense" has been criticised as setting back the quest for...
2015/08/01 13:43
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2015/07/31 10:29
2015/07/31 10:29
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At today's Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) Live Debate on global tax reform, Alison Holder, Oxfam's policy advisor said: "The ICRICT Commission's...
2015/07/27 20:38
2015/07/27 20:38
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Joan Whitman, a former Style editor for The New York Times, died on Sunday, July 26, at her home in Southampton. She was 86. Ms. Whitman had retired from The Times in 1977. The cause of death was...
2015/07/27 13:29
2015/07/27 13:29
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Contributions by Mennonites to the ecumenical movement were acknowledged with appreciation by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) during her...
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2015/07/27 11:29
2015/07/27 11:29
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The International Reference Group of the Ecumenical Water Network (EWN) of the World Council of Churches (WCC), at the conclusion of its recent meeting in Geneva, urged churches and ecumenical...
2015/07/26 12:43
2015/07/26 12:43
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The Anglican Church in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province has awarded its Order of the Holy Nativity to the head of a shack-dwellers' movement for being a "beacon of dignity and hope" – writes...
2015/07/21 15:29
2015/07/21 15:29
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Based on contributions by Susan Kim and Anglican Alliance Representatives from the Anglican Communion were among the presenters at a recent landmark Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable...
2015/07/21 09:43
2015/07/21 09:43
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Speaking of the African Faith Leaders’ Statement on Financing for Development, issued following a side event at the 3rd United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,...
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2015/07/17 15:36
2015/07/17 15:36
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At the occasion of the Islamic festival of Eid al Fitr (the end of Ramadan), the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has extended greetings to the...
2015/07/17 13:29
2015/07/17 13:29
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Focusing on issues related to sexuality, gender based violence and HIV and AIDS, leaders from African churches and civil society organizations engaged in lively discussions at a World Council of...
2015/07/17 13:29
2015/07/17 13:29
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... droughts coupled with sudden floods are the face of climate change in Ethiopia," said Endeshaw Kassa of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. Observing that small-holder...
2015/07/17 09:43
2015/07/17 09:43
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Foreign armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo must leave if the country is to lift itself from its current quagmire, a church leader in the mineral-rich central African nation has said -...
2015/07/15 09:29
2015/07/15 09:29
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Prayers and action undertaken by the Liberian Council of Churches (LCC) during the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015 will be honoured by the Liberian government with distinction of "Commander, Order of the...
2015/07/14 10:29
2015/07/14 10:29
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To strengthen the work of churches in achieving gender justice, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has launched the Gender and Faith Network. The network is a movement of faith leaders in Zimbabwe...
2015/07/13 17:29
2015/07/13 17:29
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The role of faith in promoting women's human rights was the focus of an ecumenical training session held in Geneva, Switzerland, for representatives of faith-based organizations. The training...
2015/07/13 08:30
2015/07/13 08:30
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For the immediate past Kaduna Diocesan Bishop of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, the time of glory has come having just been appointed Secretary...
2015/07/10 11:30
2015/07/10 11:30
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Canadian Christians concerned about climate change are calling for government action in response to the impact of global warming on the country's coastlines and vast Artic region. Earlier this week,...
2015/07/02 13:30
2015/07/02 13:30
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When a World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting on ecumenical HIV and AIDS response concluded last week in Limuru, Kenya, its message to the global HIV and AIDS community was terse: traditional ways of...
2015/08/01 13:43
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