News

28 Mar
Adding music to the Assembly theme
Assembly, LWF Assembly, Twelfth Assembly Assembly song, Liberated by God’s Grace
28 Mar
Presenting a song of the Assembly
28 Mar
“Don’t reconvert plowshares into swords”
drought, Food Security, Advocacy, emergency response, South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti, Nigeria, Yemen
28 Mar
On March 16, the United Nations issued an alert, drawing attention to the famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria.
24 Mar
Lutheran Bishop in Tanzania speaks up against the persecution of people with albinism
Protection, Africa, albinism, Tanzania, UN Human Rights Commission
24 Mar
LWF urges Human Rights Council to work with religious leaders
23 Mar
A refugee’s journey
Refugees, displacement
23 Mar
The perilous journey from the border of South Sudan to Uganda
20 Mar
The LWF and Namibia’s quest for independence
Assembly 2017, Twelfth Assembly, Namibia, Independence
20 Mar
In pictures, the story of the LWF in the lead-up to Namibian independence
15 Mar
Press release: Young pastor to preach at LWF Assembly closing worship
LWF preaching contest, Worship, LWF Assembly, Assembly 2017, LWF Twelfth Assembly
15 Mar
Online voting of International Preaching Contest started
13 Mar
“I believe, therefore…” - hundreds of Polish youth support Reformation project
Global Young Reformers' Network, Living Reformation projects, ECACP, The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland, Reformation 2017, Reformation
13 Mar
More than 400 young people join Living Reformation project
9 Mar
God and human dignity
Third Bilateral Working Group (BILAG III), United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany, VELKD, German Bishops’ Conference, God and Human Dignity
9 Mar
New study by German Lutheran and Catholic joint working group finds consensus on ethical matters
8 Mar
The dream of freedom
women's rights, Human Beings - Not for Sale, not4sale, Women
8 Mar
A former house servant becomes an advocate against bonded labor
7 Mar
A total absence of law
gender-based violence, Gender Justice, Refugees, South Sudan Crisis, emergency response
7 Mar
LWF supports survivors of gender-based violence in South Sudan
7 Mar
Renewed in relations and witness
Roman Catholic, Joint Commemoration, ecumenical relations
7 Mar
Lutherans and Catholics in the United States follow up on Joint Commemoration in Lund
3 Mar
The slow road to recovery after hurricane Matthew
disasters, Livelihoods, resilience, Haiti, emergency response, Hurricane Matthew
3 Mar
A community-based approach helps the people of Haiti get back on their feet
1 Mar
Anglican-Lutheran reflections - drawing the church families closer
Lent 2017, Anglican-Lutheran relations, Lenten campaign 2017, Anglican-Lutheran International Coordinating Committee
1 Mar
An ecumenical project to mark the Reformation anniversary
28 Feb
Overwhelming needs of refugees in Northern Uganda
Refugees, South Sudan Crisis, emergency response
28 Feb
More support needed to meet basic needs
27 Feb
Empowering the Young Generation
Climate Change, Youth
27 Feb
Thirteen new climate projects for Africa
23 Feb
With a Focus on Women’s Participation
Reformation 2017, Women
23 Feb
Commemorating the Reformation Anniversary in Iceland
20 Feb
An encouragement for peace-building
Peace-building, peace building, Peace, Ecumenical, Award
20 Feb
LWF President Younan to receive the 34th Niwano Peace Prize
17 Feb
Further ecumenical steps in Lund
Joint Commemoration of the Reformation, Roman Catholic
17 Feb
Joint Lutheran-Catholic evening prayers in Lund Cathedral and St. Thomas Church
16 Feb
Indian Lutherans reaffirming their identity
Reformation, Commemoration, reconciliation, Reformation 2017, India
16 Feb
The Arcot Lutheran Church commemorates the Reformation
16 Feb
Common Prayer in Amman and Bethlehem
Joint Ecumenical Commemoration, Lund
16 Feb
Lutherans and Catholics in the Holy Land follow up on Joint Commemoration in Lund
15 Feb
Research prepares the ground for fruitful dialogue
Ecumenical, Theology
15 Feb
Prof. Dr Theodor Dieter to receive second honorary doctorate
14 Feb
LWF helps teenage mothers finish high school
refugee, Women, girls, gender-based violence, Education, DWS Kenya/Djibouti
14 Feb
Combining education and protection for girls in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya
13 Feb
“Unequivocal Witness to the Grace of God”
Africa Pre-Assembly
13 Feb
Keynote Address on Assembly Theme by Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko
10 Feb
Zero hunger and quality education paramount to Africa
Sustainable Development Goals, 2030 Agenda
10 Feb
Africa Pre-Assembly discusses Sustainable Development Goals
10 Feb
Prayer and action on behalf of those seeking refuge
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, ELCA, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
10 Feb
ELCA presiding bishop sends pastoral letter
9 Feb
Kenyan court decision stops Dadaab closure
Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Humanitarian Law, World Service, Refugees, Advocacy
9 Feb
“Basic principles of international humanitarian law upheld"
9 Feb
Perfectly united in proclaiming the gospel
Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, Assembly 2017
9 Feb
African Bishop calls for focus on joint witness at beginning of Africa Pre-Assembly
9 Feb
A strong message from Africa’s women
Women's Pre-Meeting, Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, Twelfth Assembly, Assembly 2017
9 Feb
Women on the Move to Windhoek