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AllAfrica.com
Healing Journeys of Indigenous PeopleUrgent Call for International TRC - Special Heritage Month focus At the Castle
Healing Journeys of Indigenous People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Urgent Call for International TRC - Special Heritage Month focus At the Castle of Good Hope people gathered to launch a language revival programme. Elsewhere in the Mother City groups explored the obstacles to healing the wounds of indigenous people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cultural Genocide - the Journey of Indigenous HealingNational Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada and North American
Cultural Genocide - the Journey of Indigenous Healing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada and North American President of World Council of Churches. Just last week, one of our elders rose to speak at a gathering of Indigenous Christians in Turtle Island - otherwise known as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 10-Point Plan Will Deliver, CdesPresident Robert Mugabe Dear Cabinet and Politburo members COMRADES, I think
The 10-Point Plan Will Deliver, Cdes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
President Robert Mugabe Dear Cabinet and Politburo members COMRADES, I think we have allowed anarchy to go unchecked in this country. Surely, how could those miscreants, the urchins and the scoundrels that constitute a token opposition be allowed... Read more
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Ekklesia
World Council of Churches at International Divestment Conference in ParisWith just two months before the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conferenc
World Council of Churches at International Divestment Conference in Paris
Ekklesia / Posted 10 hours ago
With just two months before the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), an International Divestment Conference was held in Paris, on 1 September, where the Rev Henrik Grape represented the World Council of Churches (WCC) as a key... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Religious Leaders and Civil Society Actors Explore Ways of Ending Violence Against ChildrenThe vision of building a better world for children where they can be protected
Religious Leaders and Civil Society Actors Explore Ways of Ending Violence Against Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The vision of building a better world for children where they can be protected from violence and sexual abuse in families, schools and communities was strongly affirmed by representatives of both religious and secular organizations in a forum held on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Faith Communities Have Potential to Do More in Addressing Water IssuesThe World Water Week is a "stepping stone" in accomplishing Sustainable Develop
Faith Communities Have Potential to Do More in Addressing Water Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The World Water Week is a "stepping stone" in accomplishing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to water and sanitation - and the faith communities must be actively engaged in achieving this vision, according to Dinesh Suna, coordinator of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth and Church Activists Highlight Peace PedagogyParticipants in the 2015 Agape International Political Camp have explored the c
Youth and Church Activists Highlight Peace Pedagogy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Participants in the 2015 Agape International Political Camp have explored the concept of security and issued a call for a "pedagogy of and for peace" founded on justice. Some fifty church pastors, activists, students, social workers, artists and... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC explores links between indigenous ecological spiritualties and ChristianityDynamics of “Indigenous ecological spiritualties and Christian faith” have been
WCC explores links between indigenous ecological spiritualties and Christianity
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
Dynamics of “Indigenous ecological spiritualties and Christian faith” have been explored in detail at a World Council of Churches (WCC) seminar in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The event held from 17 to 20 August at the Duta Wacana Christian University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edan Pushes for Kenya's Implementation of Disabilities Rights ConventionDespite significant steps taken by the Kenyan government, coordinator of the Wo
Edan Pushes for Kenya's Implementation of Disabilities Rights Convention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Despite significant steps taken by the Kenyan government, coordinator of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (EDAN) Dr Samuel Kabue says that "more needs to be done" so that people with disability can enjoy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WCC Seminar Explores Links Between Indigenous Ecological Spiritualties and Christian FaithDynamics of "Indigenous ecological spiritualties and Christian faith" were expl
WCC Seminar Explores Links Between Indigenous Ecological Spiritualties and Christian Faith
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Dynamics of "Indigenous ecological spiritualties and Christian faith" were explored in detail at a World Council of Churches (WCC) seminar in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The event held from 17 to 20 August at the Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW)... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Aug. 23)1775 – American Revolutionary War: King George III delivers his Proclamation of
Aug. 23)
The Inyo Register / Posted 11 days ago
1775 – American Revolutionary War: King George III delivers his Proclamation of Rebellion to the Court of St. James's stating that the American colonies have proceeded to a state of open and avowed rebellion. 1784 – Western North Carolina (now... Read more
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Ekklesia
German bishop urges dialogue with terroristsGerman Lutheran Bishop Margot Kaessmann has urged the authorities in her coutry
German bishop urges dialogue with terrorists
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
German Lutheran Bishop Margot Kaessmann has urged the authorities in her coutry to enter into a dialogue with imprisoned members of the Red Army Faction terrorist group which operated in Germany from the 1970s - reports Ecumenical News International... Read more
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Ekklesia
European churches call for NATO to end nuclear relianceIn a meeting with officials of NATO, European church representatives have advoc
European churches call for NATO to end nuclear reliance
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
In a meeting with officials of NATO, European church representatives have advocated ending the role of tactical nuclear weapons in the alliance’s new 'strategic concept'. On 24 September 2010, a delegation of the Church and Society Commission (CSC)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churches to Pray for Care of CreationJoined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ec
Churches to Pray for Care of Creation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Joined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ecumenical "Time for Creation" (1 September to 4 October), this year bolstered by Pope Francis's recent proclamation of 1 September as the "World Day of Prayer for the Care... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WCC Urges 1st Conference of States Parties to Ensure Effective Arms Trade TreatyWith the forthcoming 1st Conference of States Parties (CSP), "the international
WCC Urges 1st Conference of States Parties to Ensure Effective Arms Trade Treaty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
With the forthcoming 1st Conference of States Parties (CSP), "the international community has an opportunity - and duty - to ensure effective and comprehensive implementation of the treaty; to make this document work to save lives in practice," says... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Disposing of sacred symbolsA woman wrote Annie’s Mailbox (the continuation of the late Anne Lander’s advic
Disposing of sacred symbols
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 15 days ago
A woman wrote Annie’s Mailbox (the continuation of the late Anne Lander’s advice column) asking, “Can you tell me how to dispose of an old Bible?” It wasn’t a particularly valuable Bible, the writer continued: “It doesn’t include a family history or... Read more
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Ekklesia
Jewish, Christian and Muslim youth promote dialogue for peaceYoung participants in a World Council of Churches (WCC) interfaith summer cours
Jewish, Christian and Muslim youth promote dialogue for peace
Ekklesia / Posted 16 days ago
Young participants in a World Council of Churches (WCC) interfaith summer course representing Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions hope to make a strong contribution towards dialogue in their home countries. Dialogue can break down stereotypes and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jewish, Christian and Muslim Youth Promote Dialogue for PeaceYoung participants in a World Council of Churches (WCC) interfaith summer cours
Jewish, Christian and Muslim Youth Promote Dialogue for Peace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Young participants in a World Council of Churches (WCC) interfaith summer course representing Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions hope to make a strong contribution towards dialogue in their home countries. Dialogue can break down stereotypes and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inspirations for Earth StewardshipEarth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice, a publica
Inspirations for Earth Stewardship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice, a publication launched on 11 August, provides collected reflections on this topic, including a chapter by Dr Guillermo Kerber, programme executive for Care for Creation and Climate... Read more
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Christian Today
Water: Should the Church ban the bottle?Churches in Europe and America should eliminate their use of bottled water, say
Water: Should the Church ban the bottle?
Christian Today / Posted 22 days ago
Churches in Europe and America should eliminate their use of bottled water, says the Ecumenical Water Network. Bottled water: we're drowning in it. We casually buy it when we pick up a lunchtime sandwich. We take bottles on picnics, on walks, to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WCC Invites Churches to Pray for Peace and Reunification of the Korean PeninsulaThe World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to join in pray
WCC Invites Churches to Pray for Peace and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to join in prayer for peace and reunification of the Korean peninsula on Sunday, 9 August. Each year, Christians are invited to join in a prayer for peace and reunification of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Young Congolese Train As Peace-Builders Through Ecumenical EducationA World Council of Churches (WCC) ecumenical training programme recently held i
Young Congolese Train As Peace-Builders Through Ecumenical Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
A World Council of Churches (WCC) ecumenical training programme recently held in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), prepared 30 young Congolese to be peace-builders amidst the reality of conflict and the backdrop of upcoming... Read more
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Ekklesia
Ecumenical women advocate for stronger networks for justice and peace“From the very beginning, women in the ecumenical movement have been raising th
Ecumenical women advocate for stronger networks for justice and peace
Ekklesia / Posted 22 days ago
“From the very beginning, women in the ecumenical movement have been raising the question of who is missing around the table and why”, said Dr Fulata Mbano-Moyo, speaking in a panel on “women and ecumenism” at the 4th Latin American Congress on... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
United Church of Canada Votes to Divest from Fossil FuelsCORNER BROOK - Today, the United Church of Canada voted to sell its fossil fuel
United Church of Canada Votes to Divest from Fossil Fuels
CommonDreams.org / Posted 22 days ago
CORNER BROOK - Today, the United Church of Canada voted to sell its fossil fuel assets and commit financially to transitioning to an economy based on renewable energy. The vote was held by the 42nd General Council, the United Church’s highest body,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudanese Church Leaders Support Proposed Peace AgreementThe South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has encouraged all parties to the co
South Sudanese Church Leaders Support Proposed Peace Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has encouraged all parties to the conflict to sign the "Proposed Compromise Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan." The proposed agreement was presented by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Church Leaders Urge an End to Conflict in Their CountryThe South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has encouraged all parties to the co
Church Leaders Urge an End to Conflict in Their Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) has encouraged all parties to the conflict to sign the "Proposed Compromise Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan." The proposed agreement was presented by the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Kobia presses for Southern Sudan referendum to go aheadFormer World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Samuel Kobia, says
Kobia presses for Southern Sudan referendum to go ahead
Ekklesia / Posted 23 days ago
Former World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Samuel Kobia, says a planned January 2011 referendum for Southern Sudan must go ahead in order to prevent the region itself declaring independence - writes Fredrick Nzwili. "A UDI... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pope designates Sept. 1 as World Day of Prayer for Care of CreationLike their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1
Pope designates Sept. 1 as World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis has decided. The day of prayer, the pope said, will give individuals and communities an opportunity to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Indigenous Anglican Bishop Condemns Brutal Logic of Greed and PowerThe nuclear attack on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945 revealed the brutality and dange
Indigenous Anglican Bishop Condemns Brutal Logic of Greed and Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The nuclear attack on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945 revealed the brutality and dangerous logic of war, money and power, according to an Indigenous Anglican bishop from Canada. "That such a thing can make sense in any universe gives insight into what is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LCC First Vice President Rev. Dr. Kortu K. Brown Being Sash With the Award of the Distinction of 'Commander, Star of Africa' By Pres. SirleafOrganizational Profile for Award of the Distinction of "Commander, Star of Afri
LCC First Vice President Rev. Dr. Kortu K. Brown Being Sash With the Award of the Distinction of 'Commander, Star of Africa' By Pres. Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Organizational Profile for Award of the Distinction of "Commander, Star of Africa" on the Liberia Council of Churches for its contribution to the fight against Ebola viral disease (EVD)by the Government of Liberia in commemoration of 168th... Read more
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Ekklesia
Catholic document a setback to unity, claims ProtestantA new document authorised by Pope Benedict XVI restating Roman Catholic views t
Catholic document a setback to unity, claims Protestant
Ekklesia / Posted 1 months ago
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 Christian unity - write Luigi Sandri and Stephen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICRICT Commissioners Call for Intergovernmental Tax Body At FFD3At today's Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Tax
ICRICT Commissioners Call for Intergovernmental Tax Body At FFD3
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
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 visionary proposals on reforming tax are aimed right... Read more

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