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Ekklesia
Norwegian Christians pilgrimage for respect and understandinga pilgrimage from the Norwegian capital Oslo to Trondheim, an important Christi
Norwegian Christians pilgrimage for respect and understanding
Ekklesia / Posted 13 hours ago
a pilgrimage from the Norwegian capital Oslo to Trondheim, an important Christian pilgrimage site and the location of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee meeting from 22-28 June. CCN’s General Secretary, the Rev Knut Refsdal.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Preventing Incitement to Violence Under the Cover of ReligionNations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the In
Preventing Incitement to Violence Under the Cover of Religion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), the World Council of Churches, and the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, brought together religious leaders and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
We don’t support child marriageaffected and were deserving of protection from those archaic laws and social pr
We don’t support child marriage
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
affected and were deserving of protection from those archaic laws and social predators. As a member church of the World Council of Churches (WCC), he said the PCTT, “supports the world-wide initiatives to improve child well-being and... Read more
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Ekklesia
When to ban nuclear weapons is key issue at UN work groupslavery, torture, chemical weapons and more. Over one hundred governments and c
When to ban nuclear weapons is key issue at UN work group
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
slavery, torture, chemical weapons and more. Over one hundred governments and civil society organisations including the World Council of Churches (WCC) are debating the question again at a United Nations working group on nuclear weapons. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA activist tells of Israeli detention, interrogationtold The Star on Monday that earlier this month he landed in Tel Aviv in Israel
SA activist tells of Israeli detention, interrogation
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
told The Star on Monday that earlier this month he landed in Tel Aviv in Israel to attend a programme organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC). As he was standing in the passport queue he was pulled aside by authorities and taken to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Religious Leaders Discuss Action Plan to Prevent Incitement to Violencethe manipulation and abuse of religion to promote discrimination, stereotyping
Religious Leaders Discuss Action Plan to Prevent Incitement to Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
the manipulation and abuse of religion to promote discrimination, stereotyping and hatred of 'the other'," he added. The World Council of Churches Director of international Affairs, Peter Prove also stressed that the message of religious leaders... Read more
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Christian Today
Israel accused of 'aggression and intimidation' to World Council of Churches delegatesWCC staff and others were detained at Ben Gurion airport. The World Council of
Israel accused of 'aggression and intimidation' to World Council of Churches delegates
Christian Today / Posted 16 days ago
WCC staff and others were detained at Ben Gurion airport. The World Council of Churches (WCC) has called on Israel for an apology after delegates to a conference on climate change were treated with an "unprecedented" level of aggression and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Religious Actors to Deliberate On Preventing Violence Incitementmeeting will be co-organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Preventio
African Religious Actors to Deliberate On Preventing Violence Incitement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
meeting will be co-organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the International Dialogue Center (KAICIID), the World Council of Churches, and the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemak... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC expresses shock at attack on Syrian refugee campThe World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tv
WCC expresses shock at attack on Syrian refugee camp
Ekklesia / Posted 16 days ago
The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has issued a statement urging the international community to put an end to the “culture of impunity” in Syria. The statement followed news reports from Syria of an air... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC chief speaks on hope at sustainable development seminarReflecting on the relevance of religion in today’s world, the World Council of
WCC chief speaks on hope at sustainable development seminar
Ekklesia / Posted 19 days ago
Reflecting on the relevance of religion in today’s world, the World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit spoke at a sustainable development seminar in Rome on 4 May 2016, posing a question to the participants: “Is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Interfaith Call for Urgent Action on Nuclear Weaponsand elimination of nuclear weapons under strict international control. PAX, So
Interfaith Call for Urgent Action on Nuclear Weapons
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
and elimination of nuclear weapons under strict international control. PAX, Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have taken the lead in drafting the statement titled "Faith Communities Concerned about the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forum in Addis Ababa to Discuss Religious Actors' Contribution to Preventing Incitement to ViolenceNations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the In
Forum in Addis Ababa to Discuss Religious Actors' Contribution to Preventing Incitement to Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), the World Council of Churches, and the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers. At the meeting, participants will... Read more
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Ekklesia
Churches can bring hope for US racial justice says WCCAfter visiting the United States in a spirit of accompaniment, a World Council
Churches can bring hope for US racial justice says WCC
Ekklesia / Posted 22 days ago
After visiting the United States in a spirit of accompaniment, a World Council of Churches delegation is preparing a report on how churches can help achieve racial justice. Churches can offer a renewed and reinvigorated response to the sin of racial... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC co-sponsors event on atrocities and healing at UNof the Republic of South Africa to the UN, the UN Office on Genocide Prevention
WCC co-sponsors event on atrocities and healing at UN
Ekklesia / Posted 26 days ago
of the Republic of South Africa to the UN, the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, and the World Council of Churches (WCC). In his remarks as one of the speakers of the panel, Lapsley reflected on the healing... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC panel discusses ideas on European identityGeneva to discuss these questions and others. Thoughts were also fielded from t
WCC panel discusses ideas on European identity
Ekklesia / Posted 28 days ago
Geneva to discuss these questions and others. Thoughts were also fielded from the audience. The event was organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Focolare Movement, an international organisation that promotes the ideas of unity and... Read more
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Ekklesia
Churches of the Holy Land attend United States summit(USA) on 19-20 April 2016 for a summit that explored the role of US churches in
Churches of the Holy Land attend United States summit
Ekklesia / Posted 1 months ago
(USA) on 19-20 April 2016 for a summit that explored the role of US churches in peacemaking in the Middle East. The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit helped to open the summit with words about a... Read more

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