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(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”
A section of the Separation Wall snakes through the area of Abu Dis outside of East Jerusalem. Photo: LWF/DWS Jerusalem/Margit Christenson
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
Being an agent of peace: Church service in celebration of the 100 years anniversary of The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN). Photo: Felix Samari LCCN/LWF
24 Mar
Freedom of Religion: Liberated From the “Embrace of Power”
Member Churches, Minorities and Indigenous People, Peace, Interfaith, Muslim, United Nations
24 Mar
LWF Reflects on the Report by the Special Rapporteur to the UN Human Rights Council
LCCN Archbishop Dr Nemuel A. Babba. Photo: Felix Samari LCCN/LWF
27 Feb
Nigeria: People of Faith Affirming the Sanctity of Life amid Challenges
Member Churches, Peace
27 Feb
Interview with Lutheran Archbishop Nemuel Babba
The German Lutheran Evangelical Church of St. Catherine in Kiev whose members are caring for those injured in the protests at Independence, or Maidan, Square. Photo: Igor Shemigon/GELCU
20 Feb
Ukrainian Bishop calls for an end to the violence
Bishop, Member Churches, Peace
20 Feb
Lutheran congregation attends to the injured in Kiev
Refugees fleeing the crisis in South Sudan arrive at Kakuma camp in Kenya. Photo: LWF/J. Macharia
8 Jan
South Sudanese Religious Leaders Calling for Ceasefire
Refugees, Displaced Persons, Violence, Peace, South Sudan Crisis
8 Jan
LWF on the Ground to Assist Refugees from the Conflict
Commemoration in Soweto, South Africa. Photo: LWF/I. Benesch
16 Dec
Remembering Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013)
LWF Assembly, LWF Council, Member Churches, Peace, Justice
16 Dec
LWF’s Accompaniment in a Journey towards Justice, Peace and Reconciliation
LWF President Bishop Younan meets LCA Bishop Dr John Henderson. Photo: LCA/Rosie Schefe
2 Oct
Transforming the World through Education
Education, Peace, LWF President
2 Oct
LWF President Younan Lauds Australian Lutheran Church Schools
Kofi Annan greets Martin Junge at the WCC consultation © Peter Williams/WCC
25 Sep
Junge: Moral Dimension Must Be at Center of Syria Negotiations
Humanitarian Response, Peace
25 Sep
LWF Calls for Peace in Syria, While Pledging More Humanitarian Assistance
Rev. Prof. Dr Timothy Wengert, member of the LWF Task Force on the Mennonite Action. Photo: Ivo Huber
9 Aug
Reading Confessions in Life-Giving Ways
Peace
9 Aug
Apology to Mennonites Brings Convergence on Peace