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Field of sunflowers in Lepakshi, Andra Pradesh, India. © Navaneeth KN
12 Feb
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During Lent, a “carbon fast” can honor God’s creation

09 February 2017 The Church of South India (CSI), Green Anglicans and other groups are sharing creative ways to observe a “carbon fast” during the Lenten season. A carbon fast challenges people to examine their daily actions and reflect on ...

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12 Feb
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Gathering in Kenya explores eliminating HIV stigma through love and dialogue

09 February 2017 More than 120 religious and spiritual leaders, health workers and young people met on 7-8 February to focus on strengthening the fight against stigma in the HIV response in Kenya. They were joined by representatives from the ...

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12 Feb
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The Methodist Church – The Week Ahead

Confident Apologetics The Secretary of the Conference, the Revd Canon Gareth J Powell, reflects on the importance of talking about God, in the latest Wesley’s Horse blog post.   Church Investors Group takes action The Church Investors Group, which handles ...

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12 Feb
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Church leaders unite their voices against modern slavery

09 February 2017 All forms of human enslavement are the most heinous of sins, violating the free will and the integrity of every human being created in the image of God, stated the Forum on Modern Slavery, co-organized by the ...

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12 Feb
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Media Invitation: Official Visit of H.H Patriarch of Ethiopia Abune Matthias I

WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit with Patriarch Abune Matthias in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2013. 01 February 2017 The World Council of Churches welcomes His Holiness Abune Matthias I, Patriarch of  Ethiopia, Echegue of the See of St. Teklehaimanot, at ...

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12 Feb
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World Council of Churches

Education for Peace focus of WCC-Roman Catholic meeting The staff members of the Office of Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation of the WCC as well as their colleagues from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, held their annual meeting on 30-31 ...

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09 Feb
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The Most Rev David Chillingworth announces his retirement

The Most Rev David Chillingworth has today announced that he will retire as Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and as Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church at the end of July this year. Bishop David was consecrated Bishop ...

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08 Feb
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World Church News – Methodist

In this special edition of World Church News, we join with partners around the world as they celebrate major anniversaries.   Celebrating 200 Years of Methodist Presence in Haiti  In a letter dated 18 July 1815, President Alexander Pétion invited ...

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