Category Archives: World Council of Churches

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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05 Mar
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World Council of Churches

Gender justice exhibit in Scotland showcases women activists WCC deputy general secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri is one of the featured women in the exhibit.   An exhibit entitled “Faith in Gender Justice” will open in the Scottish Parliament on 8 ...

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05 Mar
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World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network

  Seven Weeks for Water 2018 The daily struggle for water, especially for women   The fourth reflection of the of the “Seven Weeks for Water”, of World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Water Network, is by Rev. Adelaida Jiménez Cortes, a pastor of the Presbyterian Church ...

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28 Feb
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World Council of Churches Mission and Evangelism

Special online issue of International Review of Mission offers African perspectives on Mission and Evangelism 28 February 2018 As the World Council of Churches (WCC) prepares to hold its next Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) in Arusha, Tanzania, ...

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14 Feb
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World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network

Seven Weeks for Water 2018 This week marks the start of Lent, and an official opening service for the Seven Weeks for Water will take place in Bogota next Wednesday! As you are aware, every year since 2008, during the Lent ...

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10 Aug
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World Council of Churches News

A cycling pilgrimage of justice and peace A break at the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. © Sibylle Klem/ Evangelical Church in Baden A group of Protestant pilgrims are exercising their legs in an untypical fashion these days: by stepping in ...

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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
0

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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