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2014/12/17 22:43
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Church leaders from across the Americas and the Caribbean are meeting in Managua, Nicaragua, to discuss and seek action on the violence of racism, and the challenges it poses for churches and...
2014/12/17 22:43
2014/12/17 22:43
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2014/12/15 09:30
2014/12/15 09:30
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Care for creation and affirmation of faith values in addressing the impact of climate change were highlighted in a number of initiatives organized by members of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in...
2014/12/15 09:30
2014/12/15 09:30
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A declaration issued on 2 December by religious leaders calling for the eradication of slavery has prompted an expression of appreciation from the World Council of Churches (WCC). The declaration,...
2014/12/14 21:43
2014/12/14 21:43
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The Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, has condemned the killings of the four Israeli settlers near Hebron in the West Bank yesterday (31 August) and...
2014/12/13 21:43
2014/12/13 21:43
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Prisons "are structures of the human condition and structures of sin," often reflecting a society's revenge against its incarcerated citizens, rather than their rehabilitation, the founder of...
2014/12/11 19:29
2014/12/11 19:29
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A workshop with the aim of strengthening democratic governance and the electoral process in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was held Kinshasa from 8 to 10 December by the Church of Christ in...
2014/12/09 20:36
2014/12/09 20:36
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In a lengthy interview in The Times of London, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby predicted that the Anglican Communion might not hold together because of strong disagreements on the ordination of...
2014/12/09 17:36
2014/12/09 17:36
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Pope Francis did not travel to Vienna for two high-profile nuclear disarmament conferences beginning Dec. 6, but his name was called out frequently during the events. Many of the speakers and...
2014/12/09 13:30
2014/12/09 13:30
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To build just and sustainable peace, engaging churches, ecumenical organizations and civil society, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has launched an Ecumenical Peace Advocacy Network (EPAN) at its...
2014/12/09 12:43
2014/12/09 12:43
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The Church of Scotland has urged the UK Government to ensure outcomes are achieved at the UN climate change conference in Lima that helps reduce global carbon emissions. In Peru representatives from...
2014/12/08 08:43
2014/12/08 08:43
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Campaigners gathered yesterday outside the Methodist Central Hall to perform a ‘Fossil Free Nativity’ and call on the Methodist Church and the Church of England to divest from fossil...
2014/12/07 21:43
2014/12/07 21:43
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The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has met with Archbishop Chrysostomos II of the Church of Cyprus and with the president of Cyprus, Dr Demetris...
2014/12/07 10:43
2014/12/07 10:43
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A gender advisory group representing member churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has begun working by developing procedures and policies to help the WCC in accomplishing gender justice in...
2014/12/06 21:43
2014/12/06 21:43
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A self-proclaimed atheist can continue to serve as a local pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, and no longer faces disciplinary action because of his controversial position on how to...
2014/12/05 22:27
2014/12/05 22:27
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Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) -- Catholic, Anglican, Sunni and Shiite leaders vowed to do all they can to combat "ugly and hideous" distortions of religion, and to involve more women -- often the...
2014/12/05 06:43
2014/12/05 06:43
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At the 4th Global Inter-religious Conference in Tokyo, Japan, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed grave concern at the Japanese government’s...
2014/12/05 06:43
2014/12/05 06:43
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Ekklesia is pleased to be able to share this document, produced by the World Council of Churches, which is addressed to churches, church communities, ecumenical organizations, theological faculties,...
2014/12/04 17:43
2014/12/04 17:43
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Participants in a recent World Council of Churches consultation in Burma (Myanmar) have stressed the need to equip churches and ecumenical organizations to build peace, human security and human...
2014/12/04 17:43
2014/12/04 17:43
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As we enter the Advent season we are aware that Christmas is coming - and with it the promise of peace. But how do we make that a reality in a fractured world? That is the challenge behind our annual...
2014/12/04 04:16
2014/12/04 04:16
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Sheik Ahmed Sesay grew up convinced that touching and washing was essential to grant the dead a peaceful passage into the next life. But lately, Sesay has been meeting with other religious leaders...
2014/12/17 22:43
2014/12/17 22:43
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