News

13 Feb
Anglican-Lutheran leaders offer Lent reflections
lent, reflections, Ecumenical, ecumenical relations, Anglican-Lutheran relations, Anglican
13 Feb
Lutherans and Anglicans in North America have joined to to offer a series of Lenten reflections.
8 Feb
Online Theology Course Deepens Engagement
online course, Theology, Lutheran theology, Communion, Creation - Not for Sale, Reformation
8 Feb
A group of 28 students from all LWF regions successfully finished a new online course on Lutheran theology, devised and facilitated by The Lutheran World Federation.
18 Jan
Lund Cross placed in chapel of the Ecumenical Center
Lund, Joint Commemoration of the Reformation, Ecumenical Centre, ecumenical relations, Joint Ecumenical Commemoration, Common Prayer, Reformation, From Conflict to Communion
18 Jan
The Salvadoran Cross created for the Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund 2016 was placed in the chapel of the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, Switzerland, in a dedication ser
1 Jan
Water without cost
New Years Message, General Secretary Martin Junge, Martin Luther
1 Jan
2018 New Year Message from the LWF General Secretary
8 Dec
“By his bruises we are healed”
Pope Francis, Pope, General Secretary Martin Junge, LWF General Secretary, Colombia, ecumenical relations, inter-religious dialogue, Caritas Internationalis, Peace
8 Dec
During an audience at the Vatican on 7 December, The Lutheran World Federation delegation presented Pope Francis with a replica of the Christ of Bojayá, a powerful symbol of conflict and reconciliatio
7 Dec
The journey from conflict to communion is irreversible
ecumenical relations, Roman Catholic-Lutheran, Pope Francis, Pope, LWF President
7 Dec
The Lutheran World Federation President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa today met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
6 Dec
An oasis of peace against gender-based violence
16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, Gender Justice & Women’s Empowerment, gender-based violence, Gender, Women, LWF Peace Oasis, Za'atari Refugee Camp
6 Dec
As the global community is mobilized for 16 days of activism against gender based violence, men and women in the Za’atari refugee camp have shared experiences and a moment of peace.
1 Dec
Knowing Who We Are Key to Ending Gender-Based Violence
16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, gender-based violence, faith and women’s empowerment
1 Dec
Tanzanian theologian Rev.
1 Dec
Realizing Lutheran Communion through Writings and Encounter
Lutheran theology
1 Dec
Twenty theologians from around the communion discussed “Luther as Preacher and Teacher"
30 Nov
Ecumenical groups join in UN forum on business and human rights in Geneva
Human Rights, Advocacy, WCC, ACT Alliance, land rights, Diakonia
30 Nov
LWF, WCC and ACT Alliance arrange side-event on meaningful dialogue with communities
25 Nov
Precious in God’s Eyes
Women in Church and Society, Gender Justice, Gender Justice & Women’s Empowerment, 16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, women's advocacy, gender-based violence, Advocacy, WICAS
25 Nov
16 days of activism to overcome gender based violence
24 Nov
Pleading for the rights of unaccompanied minors fleeing crisis
CoS, Migrants, European refugee crisis, Child Protection, Children, Human Rights
24 Nov
Church of Sweden seeks urgent government protection for vulnerable youth and children from Afghanistan
21 Nov
Lutherans and Orthodox finalize statement on ordained ministry
Orthodox Lutheran relations, Ordained Ministry
21 Nov
Commission members commemorate 2017 Reformation anniversary
6 Nov
Creation – not for sale
COP23, Climate Justice, Climate
6 Nov
LWF youth delegation at COP23 in Bonn, Germany
31 Oct
‘A decisive moment for all churches’
JDDJ, Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, Reformation 500
31 Oct
Special service commemorates 500 years of the Reformation at the Westminster Abbey.
5 Oct
Towards common witness
Interfaith, Christianity, Lutheran-Pentecostal dialogue
5 Oct
A five-year dialogue between Lutherans and Pentecostals focusing on Christian identity is progressing well.
26 Jul
Geocaching Luther trees connects young people
Reformation 2017, Youth, young reformers, Creation, Creation - Not for Sale, environment, Reformation 500
26 Jul
German youth keep the Reformation alive and global
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
17 Jan
Churches called to be tireless ambassadors of reconciliation
2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
17 Jan
LWF General Secretary Junge welcomes theme of 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
21 Oct
A place for all in the community
DTPW publications
21 Oct
New LWF publication on religious pluralism in Asia
17 Oct
Relief goods for Mosul refugees
Syria Crisis, Syria, Mosul, Iraq
17 Oct
Thousands have fled to Debaga camp
5 Oct
Lutheran-Pentecostal dialogue aims to create better understanding and witness
Pentecostal-Lutheran relations
5 Oct
First conversations on theological and spiritual traditions take place
3 Oct
Churches vital for peace process in South Sudan
South Sudan conflict, panel discussion
3 Oct
Panel discussion about civil society and peace-building from below in South Sudan
28 Sep
Refugee rights in protracted situations
Refugees, East and Horn of Africa
28 Sep
LWF panel discusses rights of refugees in protracted East African crises
28 Sep
Indonesian interfaith network urges government to ensure freedom of religion
Universal Periodic Review
28 Sep
LWF to submit findings at UN human rights review
16 Sep
Encounters to deepen dialogue towards church unity
From Conflict to Communion, Roman Catholic-Lutheran
16 Sep
Catholics in Chile endorse ‘From Conflict to Communion’ proposals for joint action with Lutherans