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Church of Sweden Archbishop Dr Antje Jackelén. Photo: Dr Thilo Fitzner
28 Jan
Global Study Process on Lutheran Engagement in Public Space Kicks Off
Public Space, Theology
28 Jan
Seeking Active Presence That Helps Overcome Polarization Locally and Globally
Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
20 Nov
LWF President Bishop Younan Awarded Honorary Doctorate for Peace Work
Bishop, Interfaith, Interreligious Dialogue, Justice, Peace, LWF President, Leadership
20 Nov
Calls for Bridges of Hope and Reconciliation in Middle East
EELCO Secretary General Mr Gilbert Ilunga Nkasa Talwa visited the LWF Communion Office in July 2014. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
17 Sep
Moving Forward with Hope in the DRC
Member Churches, Leadership, Peace, Muslim, Communion
17 Sep
Interview with Lutheran Church Secretary General Nkasa Talwa
The final ceremony of the 2014 Sant' Egidio "People and Religions" meeting in Antwerp, Belgium. Photo: Sant' Egidio
12 Sep
Make the Economy Contribute to Peace
Peace, LWF General Secretary, Economic justice
12 Sep
Junge Participates in Sant’Egidio Gathering of Religious Leaders
Signing of the MOU by Dr Mohamed Ashmawey, CEO of IRW and DWS Director Eberhard Hitzler (front, from left), witnessed by LWF Assistant General Secretary for Human Rights Affairs Ralston Deffenbaugh, Mehdi ben M’rad, IRW Director of National Programs, UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner Alexander Aleinikoff, LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge, LWF Global program Coordinator Maria Immonen and LWF Program Assistant for Interfaith Cooperation Elizabeth Gano (from right). Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
25 Aug
LWF and Islamic Relief Sign Memorandum of Understanding
Muslim, United Nations
25 Aug
UNHCR: “A Model for Others to Replicate”
Participants of the Seattle Interfaith Conference discussing reform and renewal in different religious contexts. Photo: LWF/ I. Benesch
18 Aug
Interreligious Symposium Affirms the Values of Dignity, Compassion and Solidarity
Interfaith Seattle 2014, Jewish, Muslim
18 Aug
Reconcile Accountability to God, Religious Authorities and Society
Human rights advocate Kamala Chandrakirana speaking on rights for women, ethnic and religious minorities at the Council 2014 interfaith keynote panel. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
14 Jun
Keynote Panel Addresses Interfaith Relations in Indonesia
LWF Council, Council 2014, Muslim, Violence, Member Churches
14 Jun
“Crucial Role” of Religious Groups in Society
(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”
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 of the Christian-Muslim consultation on public space in the “Peace Hall” in Münster, Germany, where the Peace of Westphalia treaties were signed after the Thirty Years War in Europe. Photo: Marion von Hagen
24 Jan
Religions in the Public Space: A Contested Terrain
Muslim, Middle East
24 Jan
Christian and Muslim Scholars Strive for a Definition of Secularity
Dr. Dina El-Omari, Centre for Islamic Theology (ZIT) Münster, gives a welcome address at the Christian-Muslim consultation "Creating Public Space.” Photo: LWF/E. Gano
16 Jan
Joint Theological Reflection Creates Shared Space
Muslim
16 Jan
First Cooperation between the LWF and a University Institute for Islamic Theology
Solidarity with those vulnerable to climate change. Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
18 Dec
LWF Launches Day of Fasting for the Climate
Climate Change, Justice, Climate Justice, Fast for the Climate
18 Dec
Monthly Action Begins 1 January in Solidarity with Those Vulnerable to Climate Change
Rev. Eberhard Hitzler (right) and Dr Hany El Banna. Photo: LWF/M. Brown
10 Oct
People of Faith for People in Need
Muslim, Faith and Protection
10 Oct
Christian – Muslim Humanitarian Partnership Workshop Endorses Closer Cooperation