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2015/01/29 22:44
2015/01/29 22:44
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Outcomes and disappointments, as well as encouraging signs from the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 20) and the Peoples Summit held late last year in Lima, Peru, were discussed at length...
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2015/01/29 22:44
2015/01/29 22:44
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2015/01/29 06:59
2015/01/29 06:59
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The Indian concept of secularism refers to giving due respect and honour to all religions and it even gives the freedom not to believe in any particular religion, according to Geevarghese Mar Coorilos...
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2015/01/28 02:43
2015/01/28 02:43
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Churches and religious leaders are at the forefront of efforts to mobilize action for a legally binding agreement on the world’s climate at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in...
2015/01/28 01:44
2015/01/28 01:44
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Thousands of people are planning to embark on a pilgrimage of climate justice – either on foot or on bicycles – across many parts of the world. The pilgrims, rooted in their religious faith, want to...
2015/01/25 14:06
2015/01/25 14:06
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Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and...
2015/01/25 10:43
2015/01/25 10:43
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In the light of of what they both describe as "current global realities:, representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) met from 20 to 21 January 2015...
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2015/01/23 13:30
2015/01/23 13:30
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) and its member churches expressed deep concern over reports of widespread violent demonstrations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, since 19...
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2015/01/23 13:30
2015/01/23 13:30
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Attacks in Niger, resulting in the destruction of more than 70 churches and the killing of an undetermined number of people, were strongly condemned by the World Council of Churches (WCC). These...
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2015/01/23 12:43
2015/01/23 12:43
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Churches in England and Scotland are taking part in wedding fairs in campaigns to encourage couples to get married and to do so by marching down the aisle rather than into a secular registry office –...
2015/01/23 01:26
2015/01/23 01:26
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On 25 November 2014 long-time head of the Religion Unit of ABC Radio Ronald Nichols passed away. Here two of the ABC's most experienced Religion broadcasters recount his immense contribution to the...
2015/01/17 10:44
2015/01/17 10:44
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As the World Council of Churches (WCC) promotes the vision of a “pilgrimage of justice and peace”, four students from the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland, share their understanding of...
2015/01/17 10:44
2015/01/17 10:44
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has expressed deep shock over the attacks by extremist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, which is said to have cost the lives of more than 2,000 people, including...
2015/01/16 05:44
2015/01/16 05:44
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Making an initial response to comments around the new book by the Archbishop of York on behalf of the Christian political think-tank Ekklesia, co-director Simon Barrow welcomed the debate it is...
2015/01/15 12:43
2015/01/15 12:43
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Professor John Mbiti, theologian and former director of the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has recently become the first African scholar to translate the entire...
2015/01/14 09:44
2015/01/14 09:44
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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has described the Bishop of Harare, Sebastian Bakare, as a "deeply respected and courageous leader who has spoken out not only against injustices in...
2015/01/13 05:43
2015/01/13 05:43
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Attacks last week on French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, along with attacks on Paris police and shoppers at a Jewish grocery there, triggered vigorous reflections on freedom of expression, religious...
2015/01/11 14:44
2015/01/11 14:44
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A Catholic bishop in south India has admitted that Dalit Christians were being forced to forsake their faith due to continued discrimination against them under Indian laws - writes Anto...
2015/01/10 07:43
2015/01/10 07:43
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The first woman elected as General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia has vowed to help heal wounds "not only in our societies, but also within our churches" in the world's most populous...
2015/01/06 22:58
2015/01/06 22:58
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Progressive protestant group leader talks about tasks invloving social issues . JANUARY 07, 2015 07:14. . �We can classify Korea�s democratization process into the eras, before and after the Gwangju...
2015/01/04 18:43
2015/01/04 18:43
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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches met last month with representatives of youth organizations to discuss priorities, challenges and common concerns related to youth in the...
2015/01/29 22:44
2015/01/29 22:44
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