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Christian communities worldwide should be models for an economy of life in their own contexts urge the global Christian organizations. The photo shows LWF livelihoods projects in Nepal. LWF/Albin Hillert
15 May
COVID-19: Adopt an Economy of Life, urge global Christian organizations
Theology, Lutheran theology, Ecumenical, Interfaith, LWF member churches, Member Churches, Communion Building, Diakonia, Advocacy, Youth, Women, Climate, coronavirus, COVID19, Christianity, WS / COVID19
15 May
In a joint message, the LWF, WCC, WCRC, and Council of World Mission have urged governments to bolster support for healthcare and social protection. They further called for debt cancellation and the...
Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
15 May
Working together for justice, peace and reconciliation
Annual Report/Report, Lutheran theology, Theology, Ecumenical, Interfaith, LWF member churches, Communion Building, Diakonia, Advocacy, Youth, Women, Climate, Communion Office, Member Churches
15 May
The LWF Annual Report for the work carried out in 2019 is now available. The report highlights the Communion Office collaboration with churches as they witness in their local and global contexts, and...
Castle Church in Wittenberg. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
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"...
Bishop emeritus Ambrose Moyo, Zimbabwe and  Dr Martina Fischer, Bread for the World, Germany. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
13 Dec
Create a space to address pain and suffering
Peace-building
13 Dec
Consultation in Zimbabwe calls to strengthen churches’ capacity for peace building
Rev. Martin Junge (left) and Cardinal Koch. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
8 Jan
Press Release: A joint Catholic-Lutheran “Common Prayer” for 500 years of Reformation
Roman Catholic-Lutheran, Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue, Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
8 Jan
General Secretary Junge and Cardinal Koch send liturgical guide to church leaders
Participants at LWF's conference, "Global Perspectives on the Reformation" in Windhoek, Namibia.
2 Nov
Social transformation through concrete and contextual theology
Interactions between theology, Lutheran theology, Public theology, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
2 Nov
Message from LWF conference in Windhoek
Photo: LWF/H. Martinussen
20 Oct
Deepening Lutheran theology to engage with economic and political realities
Global Perspective on Reformation, Reformation 2017, Lutheranism, inter-religious dialogue, politics and economics, Theology, Interactions between theology, Public theology, Reformation 500
20 Oct
Global perspectives on the Reformation at LWF conference in Namibia
Thanks to an LWF-supported project to bring piped and clean drinking water to the Andean highlands, Filomena Huanaco Casilla (left) and Rosenda Challco Barrera will no longer have to depend on natural but unsafe water sources in their remote village. Photo: LWF/I. Dorji
29 Sep
LWF welcomes new impulse towards sustainable development
United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals, rights-based empowerment
29 Sep
Rights-based approach, gender justice and accountability, key to ending poverty
Japanese theologian Rev. Dr Arata Miyamoto speaks at the interfaith consultation where Pof. Notto R. Thelle from Norway (right) encouraged openness to the wisdom and experiences of other religions. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
9 Sep
Call for theology that engages with Asia’s realities
Inter-faith consultation, Religious life and public space in Asia, Interfaith consultation Hong Kong
9 Sep
LWF co-sponsored consultation affirms continued dialogue at the grassroots of society
Participants in the workshop on religion and development. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
17 Dec
Lutheran Leaders Affirm ‘Distinctive Marks of the Church’ as Basis for Equal Participation
Theology
17 Dec
LWF Workshop on Religion and Development