News

27 Jul
“Stand with you in prayers and friendship”
Terrorism, Rev. Jacques Hamel, condolences
27 Jul
LWF expresses condolences over killing in St Etienne-du-Rouvray
22 Jul
Swaziland’s door-to-door HIV carers
HIV/AIDS, Lutheran Communion in Southern Africa, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
22 Jul
Caring for the family, reducing stigma
22 Jul
We can go far with others in fight against HIV and stigma
HIV/AIDS, Tanzania, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
22 Jul
Tanzanian Lutheran pastor Sandewa shares his personal experience
21 Jul
South Sudanese flee to Uganda
Uganda, South Sudan, Violence, Refugees
21 Jul
LWF receives more than 12,000 people this week
21 Jul
India’s Lutheran churches fight AIDS stigma
HIV/AIDS, India, United Evangelical Lutheran Churches in India, UELCI
21 Jul
Perceptions are changing about the church and people living with HIV
20 Jul
Breaking the silence to end AIDS
HIV/AIDS
20 Jul
Addressing stigma and disparity
15 Jul
Free to love and serve our neighbor
Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil
15 Jul
Young reformers and nearly 2,000 delegates expected at Brazil's youth congress
15 Jul
Escalating violence in South Sudan forces LWF to evacuate staff from Juba
DWS South Sudan, Violence
15 Jul
Staff sent home, to safe locations or to Nairobi
14 Jul
Lutheran-Catholic dialogue inspires closer church cooperation in Malaysia
DTPW, DMD, Ecumenical. Malaysia, Reformation 2017, Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue, Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity
14 Jul
Interview with Bishop Aaron Yap
12 Jul
Faith organizations sharpen human rights skills
Gender Justice, CEDAW, United Nations
12 Jul
LWF one of the leaders of workshop promoting justice for women
12 Jul
Celebrating 130 years of Lutheran mission in Papua New Guinea
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea, ELCPNG
12 Jul
Bishop Urame seeks greater focus on social injustice
7 Jul
“Courageous people like you give us hope”
DWS, DWS Mozambique, UPR
7 Jul
UN Human Rights Commissioner commends LWF work in Mozambique
7 Jul
South Sudan: Refugee students shine in final exams
DWS, DWS South Sudan, refugee camps
7 Jul
LWF schools in South Sudan rank top in state examinations
7 Jul
Ethiopian church fosters peace and reconciliation in Gambella
DWS, DWS Ethiopia, Peace
7 Jul
Pastors, community members trained in conflict resolution
6 Jul
Council 2016: moving the LWF toward the Twelfth Assembly
Council 2016
6 Jul
Council meeting photo essay
6 Jul
Nicaraguan Lutheran pastor puts smile on the faces of children affected by AIDS
HIV/AIDS, Nicaragua, Central America
6 Jul
LWF among faith bodies attending AIDS 2016
4 Jul
“Meet refugees in service and love”
Refugees, European refugee crisis
4 Jul
Letter to European member churches
1 Jul
Lutherans represented at historic Orthodox Church council meeting
Orthodox-Lutheran
1 Jul
Emphasis on dialogue with other Christians
1 Jul
Lutherans and Mennonites forge closer relations in practical ways
Mennonite Action, Bearing Fruit
1 Jul
Churches, theological education institutions to receive “Bearing Fruit” report
29 Jun
“Share the hope”
DWS Colombia, Peace
29 Jun
LWF and DiPAZ express joy at Colombia peace agreement
27 Jun
Solidarity with peace building and encouragement of efforts to foster democracy
Council 2016, LWF Council 2016 resolutions
27 Jun
LWF Council 2016 resolutions
23 Jun
Stronger partnerships, deeper ecumenical relationships
Council 2016, ecumenical greetings
23 Jun
Greetings by LWF’s dialogue partners to Council
22 Jun
Wittenberg momentum for Reformation commemoration
Council 2016
22 Jun
LWF Council 2016 affirmed the ties that connect Lutherans
21 Jun
Articulating Lutheran presence in the public space
Council 2016, Lutheran Engagement in the Public Space
21 Jun
LWF Council approves study document, invites church action
20 Jun
“Deeply saddened" by Latvian church decision against women’s ordination
Women in Ordained Ministry, Council 2016
20 Jun
LWF Council statement on women in the ordained ministry
20 Jun
Global Lutheran leaders sign UN refugee agency petition
World Refugee Day 2016, Council 2016
20 Jun
LWF stands with 60 million displaced people on World Refugee Day
20 Jun
Displaced by violence
World Refugee Day 2016, Honduras
20 Jun
Maria from Honduras
20 Jun
Displaced by war
World Refugee Day 2016, South Sudan, DWS South Sudan
20 Jun
Abdulai al Riziq from South Sudan
20 Jun
Displaced by climate change
Climate Change, World Refugee Day 2016
20 Jun
Rigoberto Monge in El Salvador
17 Jun
Higher income, balanced budget despite financial challenges
Council 2016
17 Jun
LWF finance committee report to Council