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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...
2014/08/21 08:43
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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
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,...
2014/08/15 07:30
2014/08/15 07:30
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A controversial bill that seeks to have foreigners found guilty of homosexuality stoned in public continued to elicit mixed reactions yesterday. And although a number of church leaders we spoke to...
2014/08/14 14:30
2014/08/14 14:30
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Despite challenges posed by the lack of resources and preparedness to deal with the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, churches in the country have initiated programmes to build awareness around the...
2014/08/12 04:59
2014/08/12 04:59
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Indian tourists can now return from Holy Land tours with much more than pictures of churches in Palestine and Israel. Discussions were held between various Christian groups in the Capital on Monday,...
2014/08/11 10:30
2014/08/11 10:30
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Plans are advancing for the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change, to be held in New York from 21 to 22 September. A new website featuring interfaith perspectives on climate change, highlighting the...
2014/08/10 02:43
2014/08/10 02:43
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The leader of a major grouping of African churches has expressed outrage at human rights abuses in Zimbabwe, and has urged the world to help resolve the political crisis in the southern African...
2014/08/08 20:48
2014/08/08 20:48
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WHO declares Ebola public health emergencyWorld Council of Churches expresses deep concern August 8, 2014 The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak that is spreading across...
2014/08/06 08:30
2014/08/06 08:30
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The World Council of Churches has expressed a "deep and shared concern" to its member churches in West Africa over reports concerning "the Ebola crisis and its devastating impact on the lives of men,...
2014/08/06 02:17
2014/08/06 02:17
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Although there is debate about whether nuclear weapons in any way “keep the peace” via their avowed role as deterrents, informed opinion – including increasing numbers of military and strategic...
2014/08/06 00:43
2014/08/06 00:43
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As millions of Christians throughout the world mark the 100th anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in 2008, the central ecumenical event in Geneva has highlighted prayer for unity...
2014/08/05 00:43
2014/08/05 00:43
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Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury have said relationships between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion will not be obstructed by a recent Vatican offer to allow...
2014/08/04 23:21
2014/08/04 23:21
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Itumeleng Mafisa The South African Council of Churches said it was concerned by the loss of lives in the Gaza strip. The council called on the world to pray for peace. “The churches are acutely...
2014/08/02 06:59
2014/08/02 06:59
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The order of the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) that those bars meeting two-star criteria should be opened has kicked up a controversy with prohibitionists coming down heavily against it. The...
2014/07/27 19:43
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
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...
2014/08/21 08:43
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