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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 yesterday
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 5 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 7 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 12 days 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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Phayul
Faith leaders including Dalai Lama urge global leaders to ratify COP 21 commitmentsby more than 80 groups and 3,600 individuals of Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Christ
Faith leaders including Dalai Lama urge global leaders to ratify COP 21 commitments
Phayul / Posted 15 days ago
by more than 80 groups and 3,600 individuals of Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, and Muslim faith, the head of the World Council of Churches and several Catholic cardinals was initiated by pro-climate change religious organizations. The... Read more
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GlaubeAktuell
Aus aller Weltof the Statement are (full list here) : His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; Rev.
Aus aller Welt
GlaubeAktuell / Posted 15 days ago
of the Statement are (full list here) : His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary, World Council of Churches; Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC calls for renewed efforts to find kidnapped Nigerian girlsthat their daughters and sisters may yet return to the homes and communities fr
WCC calls for renewed efforts to find kidnapped Nigerian girls
Ekklesia / Posted 16 days ago
that their daughters and sisters may yet return to the homes and communities from which they have been stolen”, said the World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit Throughout these two years, the work of the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Ecumenical 'prayerful support' for Anglican Consultative Councilare active in the ecumenical movement, and most member churches of this Christi
Ecumenical 'prayerful support' for Anglican Consultative Council
Ekklesia / Posted 19 days ago
are active in the ecumenical movement, and most member churches of this Christian world communion also belong to the World Council of Churches (WCC). Natasha Klukach, WCC programme executive for Church and Ecumenical Relations, delivered... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Never againhunger, Imelda Marcos said: “ Negros is not an island of fear, it is an island
Never again
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
hunger, Imelda Marcos said: “ Negros is not an island of fear, it is an island of love.” In 1986, a report by the World Council of Churches said: “The record is shocking. The pain, the agony and the humiliation in the words of the victims... Read more
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Ekklesia
Faith-based organisations voice concerns at UN hearing on HIVhearing in New York City, on 6 April 2016, a prelude to a UN High Level Meeting
Faith-based organisations voice concerns at UN hearing on HIV
Ekklesia / Posted 22 days ago
hearing in New York City, on 6 April 2016, a prelude to a UN High Level Meeting on HIV in New York on 8-10 June. The World Council of Churches - Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (WCC-EAA) offered an intervention summarising key actions world... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC chief speaks on global security in York Minster lecturekey concern of the ecumenical movement for more than a century, and was in many
WCC chief speaks on global security in York Minster lecture
Ekklesia / Posted 26 days ago
key concern of the ecumenical movement for more than a century, and was in many ways integral to the very formation of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the mid 20th century. On 6 April 2016, the WCC General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse... Read more
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Ekklesia
Churches commit to campaign to end adolescent AIDSTransmitted Diseases in Togo, and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC),
Churches commit to campaign to end adolescent AIDS
Ekklesia / Posted 29 days ago
Transmitted Diseases in Togo, and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), the West Africa Regional Office of the World Council of Churches Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiatives and Advocacy (WCC-EHAIA) enabled adolescents to listen to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
40 Years of Intellectual Engagementand exploring the faith - reason dimension of biblical theology. His membership
40 Years of Intellectual Engagement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
and exploring the faith - reason dimension of biblical theology. His membership of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva, for a period of 15 years positioned him at a vantage point to understand the... Read more

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