Category Archives: Headline

06 Nov
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Dr Laurence Whitley

Laurence in 2013  We are deeply saddened that Dr. Laurence Whitley, a former member and Vice Chair of Glasgow Churches Together has died. Laurence was a gentle giant in Glasgow’s ecumenical scene for a number of years. As minister at ...

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27 Sep
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Canonisation of Oscar Romero

An Ecumenical Evening Service of Thanksgiving for the Witness of Archbishop Oscar Romero 1917-1980 Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador, who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador. He spoke ...

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08 Aug
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WCC 70TH Anniversary Celebration in Netherlands

WCC to celebrate 70th anniversary in the Netherlands WCC 1st Assembly, Amsterdam 1948. 08 August 2018 During a 23 August service in the Netherlands in the Nieuwe Kerk, a 15th-century church in Amsterdam, World Council of Churches (WCC) leaders will ...

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26 Apr
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Buddhists observe Vesakh

WCC extends greetings as Buddhists observe Vesakh Vesakh ceremony in Uttaradit, Thailand, 1998.   As many Buddhists prepare to observe Vesakh on 29 April – a day commemorating the life and legacy of Gautama Buddha – WCC general secretary Rev. ...

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18 Apr
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World Council of Churches

    Film recognized for highlighting human rights in DRC The WCC, along with sister organizations and partners, has a long-standing commitment to working for peace in the DRC. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC 18 April 2018 The feature-length documentary “Maman Colonelle,” ...

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26 Mar
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World Council of Churches Seven Weeks for Water 2018

    Seven Weeks for Water 2018 As you are aware, every year since 2008, during the Lent season, we at the Ecumenical Water Network try to connect with our constituencies – churches, faith based organizations and individuals – through the Seven ...

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21 Mar
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World Council of Churches Seven Weeks for Water

  Seven Weeks for Water 2018   As you are aware, every year since 2008, during the Lent season, we at the Ecumenical Water Network try to connect with our constituencies – churches, faith based organizations and individuals – through the Seven Weeks ...

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12 Mar
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World Council of Churches

Tveit: Cardinal Lehmann worked tirelessly for unity Cardinal Karl Lehmann. Photo: Raimond Spekking, 2014. Cardinal Karl Lehmann, the former head of Germany’s Catholic Bishops Conference, died on 11 March. He was 81. As bishop of Mainz from 1983 to 2016, ...

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