News

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
20 Jun
Empowering displaced communities in Central African Republic
CAR emergency program, Women, World Refugee Day 2017
20 Jun
‘More positive examples needed from the CAR’, says LWF Team Leader
20 Jun
World Refugee Day: Extend the hand of welcome
World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, World Refugee Day
20 Jun
Statement by LWF President Filibus and General Secretary Junge
19 Jun
150 years of a grassroots-based revival movement
Member Churches, Reformation 2017, Diakonia
19 Jun
Malagasy Lutheran Church starts year-long jubilee and Reformation anniversary
16 Jun
An encouraging and positive Assembly
Assembly, 12th Assembly, Twelfth Assembly, Resolutions/Conference Outcome, Public Statement, council
16 Jun
Outcomes of the LWF Twelfth Assembly are now available
15 Jun
Reorienting ourselves – From Conflict to Communion
LWF General Secretary, Roman Catholic, Ecumenical
15 Jun
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge maps out next steps in the Lutheran-Catholic dialogue
14 Jun
Ecumenical witness among persecuted Iraqis
Department for World Service, Refugees, Displaced Persons, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, DWS
14 Jun
Hungarian church support for minorities and disadvantaged groups
13 Jun
“You got us started - we won’t stop now”
Youth, Climate Change, LWF General Secretary
13 Jun
LWF General Secretary thanks youth for leadership in addressing climate change
8 Jun
LWF opens Heaven’s Tent in Wittenberg
Reformation, Wittenberg
8 Jun
Hosts from all over the world present the Lutheran Communion at World Reformation Exhibition
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Angola, ACT Alliance, Refugees
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and Congo
2 Jun
Building a future with hope
DWS Kenya/Djibouti, Kakuma, refugee
2 Jun
25 years of LWF’s refugee support at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya
2 Jun
Ready for deeper engagement in peace building
Interfaith, LWF President
2 Jun
LWF President Filibus at “Responsibility of Religions for Peace” conference in Berlin
2 Jun
Climate justice must be prioritized, say ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches
COP21
2 Jun
The ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches, call for a prioritization of climate justice
1 Jun
Solidarity for resilience in the Holy Land
AVH, Department for World Service, Augusta Victoria Hospital
1 Jun
Brazilian church raises EUR 51,400 for LWF East Jerusalem hospital
26 May
Shaping LWF’s strategy for the coming years
12th Assembly, resolution, Public Statement
26 May
Twelfth Assembly resolutions and public statements
24 May
G7 must do more to address famine
Famine, Public Statement
24 May
LWF joins global church bodies warning of catastrophe
21 May
Academic recognition of LWF’s ecumenical engagement
Ecumenical, General Secretary Martin Junge
21 May
General Secretary Junge receives University of Notre Dame honorary doctorate
16 May
LWF Assembly issues resolution on the war in Syria
12th Assembly, resolution
16 May
Support for those working to alleviate suffering and those working for peace
16 May
Twelfth Assembly Public Statement on Indonesia
12th Assembly, Public Statement, politics
16 May
Concern about politicization of religion
16 May
LWF Assembly issues Public Statement on Venezuela
12th Assembly, Public Statement
16 May
Facilitate the receipt of medicine and food
16 May
‘Out into the world, to give our fruits to others’
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly2017, LWF preaching contest, Preaching contest
16 May
Young Lutheran Lydia Posselt delivers closing sermon for LWF’s Twelfth Assembly in Windhoek.
16 May
Called to turn outward with gratitude for service
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly2017
16 May
Message of the Twelfth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation.
15 May
Namibian musical extravaganza gets bishops dancing and worshippers swaying
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly 2017, Assembly2017, Reformation, Commemoration
15 May
After 500th Reformation ceremony at Sam Nujoma Stadium Namibian churches present cultural performances
15 May
“Rethink economics to save a dying planet”
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly 2017, Assembly2017, environment, Climate Change, Climate Justice
15 May
Climate justice advocate Kopp speaks to LWF Assembly on “Creation - not for sale”
15 May
LWF Assembly issues Public Statement on the genocide in Namibia
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly 2017, Assembly2017, Public Statement
15 May
Support to Namibian and German efforts for reconciliation
14 May
Global Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation attended by thousands in Windhoek, Namibia
12th Assembly, Reformation, Commemoration
14 May
Called to be “reformed and reformers, renewed and renewing, liberated and liberating”
13 May
Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus elected LWF President
12th Assembly, election, LWF President
13 May
Second African to serve in this leadership position