News

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
14 Nov
‘The prize gives us hope’
Human Rights, indigenous people
14 Nov
Guatemalan Lutheran church leader José Pilar Álvarez receives 2017 Lobbyist for Change Award
14 Nov
An opportunity to talk about God in new ways
Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, ecumenical relations, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
14 Nov
Lutherans and Roman Catholics in Australia marked the 500th anniversary of the launching of the Reformation by pledging to renew the church together.
27 Jul
Palestinian Bishop Munib Younan receives Niwano Peace Prize
Peace, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, Interfaith
27 Jul
Calls for robust moderation that rejects all forms of extremism
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
20 Jul
Breaking the silence to end AIDS
HIV/AIDS
20 Jul
Addressing stigma and disparity
4 Jul
“Meet refugees in service and love”
Refugees, European refugee crisis
4 Jul
Letter to European member churches
1 Apr
Brazilian Lutheran leader calls for dialogue to safeguard democracy
Brazil, Evangelical Church of Lutheran Confession in Brazil
1 Apr
Catholic-Lutheran document offers guidelines to local situation
29 Nov
Nearly 2 million people-of-faith petition on the eve of COP21
Climate Change, COP21, Fast for the Climate. Interfaith. COP 21, Youth, Climate Justice Climate Change
29 Nov
LWF delegation participates at the "Faith in Climate Justice" Day
5 Oct
Europe’s Lutheran leaders call for dignified refugee policy
5 Oct
“Fences and walls are no way to shape a good life together for people”
29 Sep
French churches appeal for decisive action in Paris
Climate Change, Cop 21, Youth Participation
29 Sep
Immeasurable suffering for the poorest and future generations
3 Aug
Middle East “needs justice not more arms”
Council 2015, LWF Council 2015, Middle East, Middle East conflict, Council resolution
3 Aug
LWF Council concern over violence against religious minorities
5 Jun
Persist in putting faith into action, Kanyoro urges Lutheran churches
Women, Violence, Africa, prevention, Marangu, Marangu 2015, Africa leadership consultation, WICAS
5 Jun
Violence against women is alarming, congregations can do more
27 Feb
LWF Workshop in Manchester to Focus on ‘Convivial Economy’
Diakonia, Diakonia. Theology, Economic justice, Conviviality
27 Feb
Diakonia that Promotes Justice, Vocation and Dignity
23 Jan
Lutheran Leader Ekong Affirms Church Role in Consolidating Nigeria’s Democratic Processes
Violence
23 Jan
Increased Insurgency Obscures Progress in Other sectors
17 Oct
Democracy Is Important for the Future of Hong Kong
17 Oct
Lutheran Bishop Decries Wide Gap between Authorities and Youth
15 Oct
Reformation Day Online: Virtual Choir, Critical Theological Debates
Member Churches, Reformation Day, Theology, Communion, LWF General Secretary, LWF Vice-President, GYRN First Virtual Conference
15 Oct
Hundreds to Explore Christian Faith and Lutheran Identity in First Virtual Conference of Global Young Reformers
25 Sep
LWF Solidarity with Churches and Communities Affected by Ebola Crisis
Ebola, Member Churches, Humanitarian Response, LWF Vice-President, Communion, Bishop, LWF General Secretary
25 Sep
Lutheran Churches in Liberia and Sierra Leone Reach Out
25 Sep
Faith Groups Essential in Fighting Ebola
Ebola, United Nations, ACT Alliance, WCC, Humanitarian Response
25 Sep
Panel on Socio-economic and Human Rights Implications
24 Sep
A Spiritual Message of Hope for Climate Justice
Climate Summit 2014, United Nations, Fast for the Climate, LWF Vice-President
24 Sep
LWF Representative Kwon Offers Highlights from New York Climate Change Summits
22 Sep
‘Here We March, We can do no other’
Climate Summit 2014, Fast for the Climate, Climate Justice, Climate Change, United Nations
22 Sep
Religions’ Visibility Matters in Historic Climate March
19 Sep
LWF to Participate in New York Interfaith Summit on Climate Change
LWF Vice-President, Climate Summit 2014, Climate Justice, Climate Change, Fast for the Climate, United Nations, Interfaith
19 Sep
Lutheran Delegates Host Fast at UN Summit Parallel Event
19 Sep
LWF Virtual Conference on Diakonia’s Transformative Power
Member Churches, Second Virtual Conference on Diakonia, Peace, HIV/AIDS, Minorities and Indigenous People, Fast for the Climate, Education
19 Sep
Over 200 Participants Join Online Discussion
31 Jul
Mass Deportation of Migrant Children to Central America
Children, Migrants, Member Churches
31 Jul
LWF Member Churches Criticize Action by the U.S. Administration
30 May
“Fast for the Climate” to Launch International Campaign
Member Churches, Interfaith, Climate Change, Fast for the Climate
30 May
Press Conference in Paris in Front of French Parliament Building
23 May
Keeping Hope Alive for Africa’s Poor
Member Churches, Leadership, Climate Change, Poverty
23 May
Land Insecurity and Climate Change Linked to Poverty
11 Apr
A Call for Solidarity with Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala
Member Churches
11 Apr
Lutheran Church Leader Rev. José Pilar Álvarez Speaks on the Struggle to Protect People and Natural Resources
7 Apr
Israel-Palestine Peace Agreement Would Be a Sign of Hope to the World
Member Churches, Peace, LWF President
7 Apr
Lutheran Bishops Join US and Jerusalem Church Leaders Commending Secretary Kerry’s Peace Efforts
1 Apr
Church Leaders Join in Fast for the Climate
Member Churches, Climate Change, Fast for the Climate, Justice
1 Apr
“Promote an Economy That Places Life First”