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2015/03/29 12:43
2015/03/29 12:43
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The World Council of Churches will be web streaming the plenary sessions and special events of the upcoming International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) from 18-24 May 2011. The video streams...
2015/03/29 12:43
2015/03/29 12:43
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2015/03/27 11:29
2015/03/27 11:29
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To address confusions about the respective roles of intra-church and inter-religious dialogue, or dialogue among Christians as contrasted to dialogue among world faiths, a group engaged with the World...
2015/03/26 20:14
2015/03/26 20:14
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A destroyed building with a wall painted with the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, is seen in the town of al-Alam, March 10, 2015. Iraqi troops and militias drove Islamic State...
2015/03/26 18:05
2015/03/26 18:05
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One way to battle against the destruction of civilization by greenhouse gases is to encourage people and institutions to divest from fossil-fuel companies, basing this encouragement on a moral...
2015/03/26 15:34
2015/03/26 15:34
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The peace process in South Sudan and efforts from churches towards reconciliation were the focus of a meeting between Ellen Margrethe Løj, special representative and head of the United Nations Mission...
2015/03/25 18:30
2015/03/25 18:30
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This Lenten season, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to pray on Sunday 29 March for those affected by wars in the Middle East, especially in Iraq, Syria, Libya and...
2015/03/25 07:48
2015/03/25 07:48
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Religion of Wednesday, 25 March 2015 The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana (EPCG) has conferred honours on the General Secretary of the All African Conference of Churches (AACC), Rev. Dr Andre...
2015/03/21 19:59
2015/03/21 19:59
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Former Permanent Representative to Geneva Tamara Kunanayakam said she would take legal action against Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera for calling her a Tiger supporter. Hosting a press conference...
2015/03/20 10:41
2015/03/20 10:41
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OXFORD University is the second richest in the UK after Cambridge with an endowment worth about £3.8bn some of which is invested in fossil fuel companies. Is this a sound investment and helpful to the...
2015/03/19 11:30
2015/03/19 11:30
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A coalition of civil society and labour groups has launched an Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) in response to rising inequality and mounting public...
2015/03/18 13:30
2015/03/18 13:30
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Blogger and political analyst Hany Fawzy from the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt - a member church of the World Council of Churches, reflects on the killing of 21 Christians by the "Islamic State" in...
2015/03/16 08:45
2015/03/16 08:45
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There was only one black African and 19 Asians among more than 1000 delegates present 100 years ago at the historic World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh - writes Trevor Grundy. The demographics...
2015/03/13 11:30
2015/03/13 11:30
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By World Council of Churches In a high level panel on Climate Change and Human Rights held at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr...
2015/03/12 11:45
2015/03/12 11:45
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CALIFORNIA, USA – Anyone impressed by California Assembly Member Rob Bonta's success needs only to know who his mother is and how she brought up her 3 children. (READ: Rob Bonta: California's first...
2015/03/10 07:45
2015/03/10 07:45
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After meeting feminists in Asia, together with fellow Filipinas, in February, I came back to South Sudan, welcoming its hottest season. The leaves are falling down, the grass are brown; the river with...
2015/03/08 09:12
2015/03/08 09:12
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When Lilica Boal was a little girl in Tarrafal, a dusty colonial town at the northern reaches of the Cape Verdean island of Santiago, she could see a concentration camp from her home. “The prisoners...
2015/03/06 12:29
2015/03/06 12:29
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Publications focusing on eco-theology, ethics and climate change were presented by their authors in an event hosted by Globethics.net - a Geneva-based global ethics network in collaboration with the...
2015/03/06 10:33
2015/03/06 10:33
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA) have agreed to re-establish the EAA as the WCC's ecumenical initiative, preserving the future of this diverse Christian...
2015/03/05 01:11
2015/03/05 01:11
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Ninan Koshy, who sought to blend Marxism and Liberation Theology as a social and political analyst and foreign affairs expert, died at a private hospital here early on Wednesday. He was 81. Prof....
2015/03/03 17:42
2015/03/03 17:42
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He would go on to investigate torture for a distinguished religious group, become an anti-apartheid campaigner and even an adviser to his city’s mayor. But before all that, in the early 1960s, Prexy...
2015/03/29 12:43
2015/03/29 12:43
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