Category Archives: News

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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12 Mar
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World Council of Churches Conference on World Mission and Evangelism

Patriarch Ignatius Mor Aphrem II to speak at WCC Conference on World Mission and Evangelism      Ignatius Mor Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church (2nd from the left) welcomed at CWME. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC His Holiness Ignatius ...

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24 May
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Prayer for Manchester

Once again as a City, we find ourselves in closeness to others in the face of tragedy and sorrow, this time in solidarity with the people of Manchester and beyond. Every day, acts of terror scourge our world. May our ...

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08 Apr
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Pause for Hope

St Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley led by Bishop Keenan Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 4 pm What is Pause for Hope all about? TO PRAY THAT THE DAY WILL QUICKLY COME WHEN ALL CANCERS CAN BE PREVENTED OR CURED -to bring ...

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02 Mar
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Honest Conversations

Honest Conversations: Mission & Belief in Dialogue Speakers include: Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr; Dr Ed Kessler MBE (University of Cambridge); Dr Amanullah De Sondy (University College Cork); Rev Dr Fran Henderson and Rev Dr Alison Jack (University of Edinburgh). ...

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27 Feb
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WCC general secretary meets with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas

On 26 February, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas formally received the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit for a meeting to discuss just peace in Palestine and Israel. Abbas is scheduled for a ...

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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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