News

15 Jun
Reorienting ourselves – From Conflict to Communion
LWF General Secretary, Roman Catholic, Ecumenical
15 Jun
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge maps out next steps in the Lutheran-Catholic dialogue
13 Jun
“You got us started - we won’t stop now”
Youth, Climate Change, LWF General Secretary
13 Jun
LWF General Secretary thanks youth for leadership in addressing climate change
3 Feb
Called by faith to serve the world
Europe pre-Assembly, Pre-Assembly, LWF General Secretary
3 Feb
LWF General Secretary addresses delegates from European member churches at Pre-Assembly
20 Dec
Seeds for Solutions: refugees and host communities working together
Seeds for Solution, LWF General Secretary, DWS Chad, Food Security, Refugees
20 Dec
LWF Chad program helps farmers reap tons of fresh produce from bare farmland
19 Dec
LWF General Secretary visits Chad
LWF General Secretary, DWS Chad
19 Dec
Attention and innovative solutions are needed to address a protracted crisis
2 Sep
One melody together, different, coordinated instruments
LAC Pre-Assembly, LWF General Secretary
2 Sep
General Secretary Junge says communion relations are growing among LWF churches
19 Aug
LWF encouraged by member church action to review investments in fossil fuel companies
LWF General Secretary
19 Aug
General Secretary Junge at Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
16 Jun
With deep roots in history, we reach out to God’s future
LWF General Secretary, Council 2016, Rev. Dr Martin Junge
16 Jun
General Secretary Junge’s Report to Council
4 Apr
“End the suffering of thousands”
LWF General Secretary, Peace
4 Apr
LWF welcomes inclusion of ELN in Colombia peace talks
14 Nov
LWF decries massive loss of lives in Beirut and Paris attacks
Human Rights, Theology, Violence, LWF General Secretary, Terroism
14 Nov
Younan and Junge encourage people of faith to strengthen peace efforts
17 Jun
Junge’s recognition brings “joy and pride” to Chilean Lutheran church
LWF General Secretary
17 Jun
Bishop Bruch affirms advocacy for human rights and justice
10 Feb
A Powerful Witness
LWF General Secretary
10 Feb
Dr Gunnar Stȧlsett’s Ministry Lauded on 80th Birthday
8 Jan
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge Denounces Any Claims for Religious Justification of Violence
Human Rights, Theology, Violence, LWF General Secretary
8 Jan
LWF Condemns Disregard for Human Life in Paris Killings
11 Dec
LWF Leaders Urge Member Churches to Advocate for Syrian Refugees
Syria Crisis, Refugees, LWF General Secretary, LWF President, Middle East, Displaced Persons
11 Dec
Younan and Junge Underline “Desperate Situation”
4 Dec
Diaconal and theological work belong together
LWF General Secretary, Diakonia, Europe, Refugees
4 Dec
Speaking in Württemberg, the General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation recalls the founding of the LWF
14 Nov
General Secretary Urges Mexican Church to Defend the Value of Each Human Being
Violence, LWF General Secretary
14 Nov
Solidarity and Prayers from the Communion
31 Oct
LWF Haiti Program Continues Projects to Promote Sustainable Development, Environmental Protection after 2010 Earthquake
LWF General Secretary
31 Oct
Income Generating Schemes, Support to Most Vulnerable Groups
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
3 Oct
LWF and UNHCR Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Humanitarian Cooperation
LWF General Secretary, Refugees, Displaced Persons, United Nations, Children, Peace, WASH, Climate Justice, Livelihoods
3 Oct
“Delighted to see the scope for our joint work expand”
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
Meeting People Where They Are
Member Churches, LWF General Secretary
25 Sep
Junge’s Russia Visits Focuses on Mission of Church Today
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
19 Aug
LWF Offers Condolences for ELCC Bishop Emeritus Dr. Thomas Nyiwe
Member Churches, Bishop, LWF General Secretary
19 Aug
General Secretary Junge Expresses “Gratitude for Service”
18 Aug
LWF Expresses Shock at Kidnapping of Cameroon Pastor
Member Churches, Violence, LWF General Secretary
18 Aug
Spreading Violence is Deeply Distressing, Junge Says
5 Aug
LWF Expresses Deep Appreciation of Efforts by Churches, Medical Staff to Fight Ebola in West Africa
LWF General Secretary, Member Churches, Humanitarian Response, Ebola
5 Aug
More than 800 Deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
23 Jul
LWF: Abide by International Law in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
LWF President, LWF General Secretary, Middle East, Public Statement
23 Jul
Statement Reiterates Obligation to Protect Civilians
21 Jul
Taking Stock 25 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain
LWF General Secretary, Member Churches, Bishop, Leadership
21 Jul
Conference of Central and Eastern Europe Church Leaders in Wroclaw
21 Jul
Over 5,000 Christians from Central and Eastern Europe in Wroclaw
LWF General Secretary
21 Jul
“Free in Christ” 25 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain
17 Jul
Holy Land Lutheran Bishop Younan Pleads for an End to Revenge and Bloodshed
Member Churches, Middle East, Peace, LWF General Secretary, LWF President
17 Jul
LWF General Secretary Junge Urges Political Solution and Support for ELCJHL