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Coming a long way together: LWF General Secretary Martin Junge and former LWF President Munib Younan. Photo: ELCJHL/Ben Gray
11 Jan
“I will continue to be a servant of the Gospel”
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, LWF President, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land
11 Jan
"There is hardly a right moment to leave office; but there is a right attitude: entrusting one's own life and the witness of the church into where it belongs, hence into God's hands&quo
Holy Land Lutheran Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan accepts the 34th Niwano Peace Prize from Rev. Nichiko Niwano, Honorary President of the Niwano Peace Foundation, during a ceremony on 27 July in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: ELCJHL/Ben Gray
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
A girl lights a candle at Lund Cathedral, signifying one of the five ecumenical imperatives. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
20 Dec
LWF Christmas message: Glory to God for unity in the Body of Christ
Christmas message, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan
20 Dec
Bishop Munib Younan reflects on a “Gospel-centered” faithfulness
Luther Garden architect Andreas Kipar, right, explains the elements of the art installation, Heavenly Cross, moments before it is unveiled. Looking on are LWF General Secretary Martin Junge, left, German President Joachim Gauck, LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan and General Secretary of the German National Committee of the LWF, Norbert Denecke, during the unveiling of the Heavenly Cross in the Luther Garden in Wittenberg, Germany. Photo: LWF/Marko Schoeneberg
15 Jun
“Heavenly Cross” inaugurated at Luther Garden
2016 LWF Council Meetings, Luther Garden, Heavenly Cross, Rev. Dr Martin Junge, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, German President Joachim Gauck, Reformation 2017, Council 2016, Reformation 500
15 Jun
LWF leaders and German President Gauck unveil work of art
LWF President Bishop Younan, centre, attends a church service in South Korea. He condemned the division between the two Koreas, saying walls incite hatred.
14 Oct
South Korea: walls between people counter peace efforts
Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, South Korea
14 Oct
LWF PresidentYounan visits border village of Korean Peninsula
LCK President Rev. Dr Chul Hwan Kim (left) said the visit by LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan was important as Korean people struggle with “living in the pain of division.” Eun-hae Kwon (right), LWF Vice-President for Asia, accompanied Bishop Younan. Photo: LWF/LCK
8 Oct
Seeking church unity for the sake of the world
Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, President of The Lutheran World Federation, South Korea
8 Oct
LWF President Bishop Younan visits South Korea, challenges growing inequality between nations
LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan with Bishop Yuri Novgorodov (very last row) and other pastors and church officials of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Kazakhstan, during the June visit to Astana. Photo: ELCRK
30 Jul
LWF president Bishop Younan visits member church in Kazakhstan
Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Kazakhstan (ELCRK), Federation of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Russia and Other States
30 Jul
Accompanying each other in the Lutheran communion