News

17 Aug
Training to be tailors and barbers
Refugees, Capacity development, Somalia, DWS Ethiopia
17 Aug
LWF livelihoods projects support long-term refugees in Ethiopia
16 Aug
“Here we stand!”
Leadership, Women
16 Aug
A visual message from Wittenberg on women’s ordination
15 Aug
“I feel honoured to host the DRC refugees”
Refugees, host communities
15 Aug
Senior chief in Angola’s Lunda Norte province speaks about refugee crisis in his country
15 Aug
“Sister, carry on!”
Leadership, Women in Church and Society, Reformation 2017
15 Aug
WICAS meeting of bishops and women in church leadership
15 Aug
An alternative space for dialogue
Reformation 2017, Peace, reconciliation, Latin America and the Caribbean
15 Aug
Colombian churches, civil society and government mark Reformation anniversary
14 Aug
A year-long celebration of God’s reforming grace
LWF General Secretary, Reformation 2017, indigenous people
14 Aug
Lutherans in New Zealand commemorate 500 years of the Reformation
8 Aug
LWF General Secretary Junge to receive 2017 Augsburg Peace Prize
Augsburg Peace Prize, LWF General Secretary, Peace, Interreligious Dialogue, Lutheran-Roman Catholic relations
8 Aug
Recognition of a “patient bridge-builder between the continents”
3 Aug
Inspiring youth to make diakonia more visible
Youth, Global Young Reformers Network, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects
3 Aug
Commemorating 500 years of the Reformation in Brazil
28 Jul
Lutheran youth lead initiatives at global exhibition
Global Young Reformers Network, Wittenberg, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects
28 Jul
LWF Young reformers at World Reformation Exhibition in Wittenberg.
27 Jul
Palestinian Bishop Munib Younan receives Niwano Peace Prize
Peace, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, Interfaith
27 Jul
Calls for robust moderation that rejects all forms of extremism
26 Jul
Geocaching Luther trees connects young people
Reformation 2017, Youth, young reformers, Creation, Creation - Not for Sale, environment
26 Jul
German youth keep the Reformation alive and global
25 Jul
Giving girls a second chance
Poverty, child marriage, Education, Capacity development
25 Jul
Poverty alleviation initiative in rural Malawi targets girls dropping out of school
22 Jul
Theologians tasked to remove obstacles that hinder enjoyment of unity
Reformation 2017, Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Ecumenical, baptism, From Conflict to Communion
22 Jul
LWF General Secretary Junge praises Lutheran-Catholic Commission at its 50th anniversary
21 Jul
Forging partnerships for dignified development
SDGs, Central America
21 Jul
LWF Central America work shared at side event of High Level Forum
21 Jul
Celebrating 50 years of Lutheran-Catholic dialogue
Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Ecumenical, From Conflict to Communion, baptism
21 Jul
Commission on Unity to finalize draft report on Baptism and Growth in Communion
17 Jul
LWF World Service and Young Reformers in Wittenberg
Refugees, internally displaced people, Reformation 2017, Global Young Reformers Network
17 Jul
Presence in Heaven’s Tent and youthPointreformation
14 Jul
“An alarming situation”
United Nations, security, Humanitarian Response
14 Jul
NGO Briefing to UN member states about Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo
14 Jul
Protecting human rights’ defenders
WICAS, advocacy training, women's human rights, Gender Justice
14 Jul
Annual training helps to bring local concerns to the global arena
14 Jul
Cycling for the climate
Global Young Reformers Network, Youth, Reformation 2017, Creation - Not for Sale
14 Jul
Young reformers in Indonesia use bicycles to inspire youth action on climate change
12 Jul
Gender-based violence concerns "all of humanity"
Gender Justice, Women, WICAS, World Council of Churches, CEDAW
12 Jul
Faith-based organizations affirm greater engagement in fighting for women’s rights
5 Jul
“In the pursuit of communion and common witness”
5 Jul
LWF and WCRC sign the Wittenberg Witness, as WCRC joins JDDJ
3 Jul
Strengthening advocacy for women’s human rights
Human Rights, CEDAW, Women, faith-based organizations
3 Jul
LWF gathers faith-based organizations at training around CEDAW session
3 Jul
Celebrating commitment to women's ordination in Mozambique
Women's Ordination, Reformation 2017
3 Jul
Pastors Zelda Cossa and Rosa Rafael speak of new hope and dedication
30 Jun
By youth for youth
Global Young Reformers Network, Youth, Lutheran identity, Living Reformation projects
30 Jun
Colombia’s young reformers share Lutheran identity in new booklet
29 Jun
Turning a thick Angolan bush into a refugee camp
DRC, Refugees, UNHCR
29 Jun
LWF and UNHCR set up a new camp for people fleeing DRC
23 Jun
Reviving, rethinking, renewing faith
Global Young Reformers Network, Leadership, Youth
23 Jun
Young Reformers in the United States bring youth voices to congregations
21 Jun
A safe childhood for boys and girls
Women, child marriage, child, Gender Justice, Refugees, Syria Crisis
21 Jun
Women’s group in Jordan advocates against early marriage and child labor
20 Jun
Welcoming refugees: an opportunity to grow together
Public Statement, faith-based organizations, World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, Refugees
20 Jun
LWF joins faith-based organizations calling for solidarity with forcibly displaced people