News

7 Feb
LWF president urges member churches to stand united in Myanmar
LWF President, LWF member churches, Member Churches, peace building, peacebuilding, President Myanmar 2018
7 Feb
On his visit to Myanmar, Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa, president of the Lutheran World Federation, called upon the LWF member churches in Myanmar to stand united against the forces that seek to is
6 Feb
Diakonia and dialogue for peace
Diakonia, Interfaith, refugee, IDP, refugee camp, Livelihoods, emergency
6 Feb
Rev Robert Goyek Daga, in front of the millennium Cathedral that his church is building in the center of Garoua town. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
26 Jan
Lutheran Church of Christ calls for an end to violence in Nigeria
Nigeria, church, conflict, Violence, peace and justice
26 Jan
The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria leadership urges an end to the violence in Nigeria.
15 Nov
The conflict only made a dormant crisis worse
internally displaced people, Humanitarian Response, DRC
15 Nov
LWF and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Congo visit Kasai
3 Nov
An issue of dignity
Child Protection, girls, Hygiene, Sanitation, Education
3 Nov
Improved sanitation to keep female students in school in Uganda
25 Oct
One tree at a time
Youth, Democratic Republic of Congo, Global Young Reformers Network, Living Reformation projects
25 Oct
Young Reformers turn attention to deforestation in Congo
13 Oct
Integrity, the hallmark of a prophetic church leader
Economic justice, Gender Justice, Diakonia, Children's rights
13 Oct
LWF President Archbishop Musa speaks at African region workshop on gender and child rights
13 Oct
“Education is light, ignorance is darkness”
Education, DWS Kenya, Refugees
13 Oct
Refugees speak about the importance of education for girls
12 Oct
With passion for the gospel and discipleship
capacity building, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500, church growth and sustainability
12 Oct
Interview with Ethiopian church leader Yonas Yigezu Dibisa
26 Sep
Remembering Christ’s message
Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
26 Sep
Liberian churches commemorate Reformation anniversary
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
3 Jul
Celebrating commitment to women's ordination in Mozambique
Women's Ordination, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
3 Jul
Pastors Zelda Cossa and Rosa Rafael speak of new hope and dedication
19 Jun
150 years of a grassroots-based revival movement
Member Churches, Reformation 2017, Diakonia, Reformation 500
19 Jun
Malagasy Lutheran Church starts year-long jubilee and Reformation anniversary
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
8 Feb
Mutuality and solidarity at the heart of the communion of churches
Africa Pre-Assembly, LWF Assembly, LWF Twelfth Assembly
8 Feb
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge addresses delegates at Africa Pre-Assembly
7 Feb
A chance for greater awareness about freely-given salvation
LWF Assembly, Africa Pre-Assembly, Reformation, Assembly 2017
7 Feb
LWF Africa Pre-Assembly starts in South Africa
1 Dec
A family like any other
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
1 Dec
A program offering love and care to children orphaned by HIV and AIDS in South Africa
1 Dec
Lutheran voices speaking up for people affected by HIV and AIDS
HIV/AIDS, HIV and AIDS, southern Africa, LWF member churches
1 Dec
World AIDS Day 2016
28 Oct
A moment to reduce suspicion and strengthen common work
Joint Commemoration, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation
28 Oct
Africa Vice-President Bishop Alex Malasusa says Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration is a moment to experience God’s grace
27 Oct
Seeking innovative approaches to diaconal service
Diakonia, Human resource management
27 Oct
LWF facilitates workshop for churches in West Africa
12 Sep
Tanzanian church and LWF support Bukoba earthquake survivors
Tanzania, earthquake, emergency relief
12 Sep
Bukoba Lutheran Bishop: Many people are “deeply shaken”
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
7 Jun
Double celebration for Eritrean church
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eritrea, Reformation
7 Jun
Church ties 150th anniversary to Reformation festivities
20 Apr
LWF mourns South Africa Bishop Buthelezi
Obituary
20 Apr
A prophetic voice with a passion for justice, peace and reconciliation
3 Mar
FGM is life threatening – end it now
3 Mar
Lutheran churches support new strategy to fight FGM
5 Feb
Tanzania’s new Presiding Bishop Shoo underlines service to the people
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
5 Feb
Tanzanian prime minister at installation
18 Dec
Ignorance, myths and stigma “steal” life
HIV/AIDS
18 Dec
LWF furthers regional collaboration for HIV and AIDS advocacy in Africa