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Bishop Guðmundsdóttir (third from right) and other participants of the European WICAS conference in Meissen. Photo: LWF/E. Neuenfeldt
19 May
Women are Reforming the Church
Women's Leadership, Bishop, Ordained Ministry, Member Churches, Leadership, Women in Ordained Ministry
19 May
Iceland’s Bishop Guðmundsdóttir Reflects on her Leadership Journey
LWF Communion Office staff says "Bring Back Our Girls!" Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
13 May
LWF Communion Joins in Prayer for Abducted School Girls
Member Churches, Communion
13 May
Special Prayers and Fasting in Nigerian Congregations
(left to right) Dialogue participants Helen Haggai and Amina Ahmed. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
9 May
Joint Interreligious Declaration on Peace Building, Democracy and Development
Muslim, Peace, Roman Catholic
9 May
Christian and Muslim Leaders Sign at Dialogue Meeting in Tanzania
Bishop Dr Malasusa and Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
7 May
Tanzania’s vice-president addresses LWF interfaith conference
Peace, Citizenship, Muslim, LWF Vice-President
7 May
“Build new structures to promote peace”
Children look for valuable items in the ashes of what was once the central market in Bor. Photo: Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance
29 Apr
LWF Joins Call to End Violence against Civilians in South Sudan
South Sudan Crisis, Displaced Persons, Refugees, United Nations
29 Apr
A Callous Disregard for Civilian Life
(left to right) Caroline Richter, Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Rev. Martin Junge, Lopa Banerjee and Dennis Frado. Photo: Christine Mangale
17 Apr
LWF General Secretary Junge Affirms Commitment to Gender Justice
United Nations, LWF General Secretary
17 Apr
Meeting with Executive Director of UN Women Mlambo-Ngcuka
Bishops Malasusa and Kameeta and Ms Colleen Cunningham at the Marangu meeting. Photo: ELCT/Elizabeth Lobulu
10 Apr
LWF Member Churches in Africa Look Forward to the 2015 Marangu Jubilee Celebrations
Leadership, Member Churches, LWF Vice-President
10 Apr
Marangu conference is key to unity, dignity and integrity
The working group on the Self-Understanding of the Lutheran Communion at its initial meeting. Photo: LWF/C.Kästner
28 Mar
Self-Understanding of the Lutheran Communion
Communion, Self-Understanding of Communion, Member Churches, Lutheranism
28 Mar
Working Group Meets In Bossey, Switzerland
Rev. Dr Wakseyoum Idosa Negeri, president of EECMY, in discussion at the Gender Justice Policy workshop in Ethiopia, Feb. 2014. Photo: LWF/Elaine Neuenfeldt
25 Mar
Implementing Gender Justice Policy in Africa
Gender Justice, Member Churches, Communion
25 Mar
Workshop Discusses Action Plans for the Church
Being an agent of peace: Church service in celebration of the 100 years anniversary of The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN). Photo: Felix Samari LCCN/LWF
24 Mar
Freedom of Religion: Liberated From the “Embrace of Power”
Member Churches, Minorities and Indigenous People, Peace, Interfaith, Muslim, United Nations
24 Mar
LWF Reflects on the Report by the Special Rapporteur to the UN Human Rights Council
LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge (right) with the Bishop of Brunswick Prof. Dr. Friedrich Weber (center), Jan Waclawek (left), Bishop of the Silesian Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Czech Republic, and other guests during the walk through the city of Goslar. Photo: DNK/LWF. Hübner
21 Mar
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge Attends Reformation Event in Goslar, Germany
Member Churches, LWF General Secretary, Luthergarden
21 Mar
Joint Commitment for Peace and Understanding
Dr. Ojot Ojulu (left) and Rev. Rebecca Ruggaber are joining the LWF Department for Theology and Public Witness. Photo: C. Kästner/LWF
14 Mar
Enhancing advocacy and worship
Staff, Communion Office
14 Mar
Appointments of Dr Ojot Miru Ojulu and Rev. Rebecca Ruggaber
Participants from the dialogue in Strasbourg. Photo: MWC/Elke Leypold
21 Feb
Trilateral Dialogue discusses significance of baptism
21 Feb
Prof. Peter Li brings perspectives from Hong Kong
Rev. Prof. Dr Timothy Wengert, member of the LWF Task Force on the Mennonite Action. Photo: Ivo Huber
9 Aug
Reading Confessions in Life-Giving Ways
Peace
9 Aug
Apology to Mennonites Brings Convergence on Peace
PCPCU President Kurt Cardinal Koch reflects on “From Conflict to Communion.” © LWF/S. Gallay
17 Jun
Joint Lutheran-Catholic Publication on Reformation Launched
From Conflict to Communion, Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue, Roman Catholic, PCPCU, Ecumenical, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
17 Jun
Cardinal Koch: Keynote Address to LWF Council
(middle) LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan at the launch of "Welcoming the Stranger” © UNHCR
14 Jun
LWF President Endorses Faith Leaders’ Historic Affirmations to “Welcome the Stranger”
Refugees, Europe
14 Jun
UNHCR Initiative Supports Refugees’ Protection and Promotes Interreligious Cooperation
Participants in the Eisenach consultation included (left) Dr Jutta Hausmann from Hungary, and Dr Corinna Körting from Germany © LWF/I. Benesch
26 Mar
Gaining New Glimpses of Meaning from the Psalms
Hermeneutics Einsenach 2013, Theology, Lutheranism
26 Mar
Theologians Gather for Second LWF Hermeneutics Consultation