News

16 Nov
Welcoming renewed UN commitment to peace in Central African Republic
emergency response, CAR emergency program, Interagency, Peace
16 Nov
LWF representatives carry message to UN officials
16 Nov
“Climate justice and interfaith dialogue should be connected”
COP23, Climate Justice, Climate Justice Climate Change
16 Nov
Interview with COP23 delegate Daniel Sinaga from Indonesia
15 Nov
The conflict only made a dormant crisis worse
internally displaced people, Humanitarian Response, DRC
15 Nov
LWF and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Congo visit Kasai
15 Nov
Possibilities for efficient and qualified theological education
Lutheran identity, sustainability
15 Nov
Interview with German theologian Gabriele Hoerschelmann
14 Nov
“We are much more motivated to learn here”
young people, Education, girls, LWF Jordan
14 Nov
LWF rehabilitates schools in Jordanian host communities
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.
13 Nov
Global church leaders urge COP23 to take action
COP23, Climate Justice, WCC, ACT Alliance
13 Nov
The needs of the most vulnerable countries must be prioritized
11 Nov
“Walk on Earth Gently”
COP23, Climate Justice
11 Nov
LWF joins multi-faith invitation to promote sustainable lifestyles
10 Nov
Landmark faith partnership in aid work renewed
Islamic Relief Worldwide, Department for World Service, Interagency
10 Nov
Islamic Relief Worldwide and the Lutheran World Federation have renewed their landmark commitment to working together on humanitarian causes.
9 Nov
A day of reconciliation in Moscow
Reformation 2017, Reformation 500, church growth and sustainability, Lutheran identity
9 Nov
25 October was a special day for Archbishop Dietrich Brauer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia (ELKR).
8 Nov
‘Luther Gardens’ in the Philippines
Living Reformation projects, Global Young Reformers Network, young reformers, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
8 Nov
Young Reformers in the Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP) are keeping the spirit of the 500-year-old Reformation alive by teaching members to become good stewards of God’s creation.
7 Nov
Prayers for reconciliation and religious freedom
Reformation 500, inlcusive communion, Mekong Mission Forum
7 Nov
Lutheran churches in Myanmar host festive Reformation anniversary
7 Nov
“Hagadera is my home now”
Elderly, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Women's Stories
7 Nov
Interview with a refugee in Dadaab
6 Nov
Creation – not for sale
COP23, Climate Justice, Climate
6 Nov
LWF youth delegation at COP23 in Bonn, Germany
3 Nov
An issue of dignity
Child Protection, girls, Hygiene, Sanitation, Education
3 Nov
Improved sanitation to keep female students in school in Uganda
31 Oct
‘A decisive moment for all churches’
JDDJ, Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, Reformation 500
31 Oct
Special service commemorates 500 years of the Reformation at the Westminster Abbey.
31 Oct
Pastoral responsibility toward sharing of the Eucharist
Reformation 500, Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation, From Conflict to Communion
31 Oct
Joint LWF - PCPCU statement on Reformation Day 2017
30 Oct
Live broadcast on Reformation Day
Reformation 2017
30 Oct
Worship with ten churches in six continents
30 Oct
Church's strength, “never an issue of its numbers”
Reformation 500
30 Oct
LWF General Secretary at Commemoration of Reformation Anniversary in Poland
27 Oct
Inspired by the spirit of ‘not being indifferent’
Reformation 500, Global Young Reformers Network
27 Oct
Russian young reformers build sponsor system for children to mark Reformation anniversary.
27 Oct
‘I am not ashamed of the gospel’ 
Reformation 500, Reformation 2017
27 Oct
The Church of Sweden is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with week-long celebrations.
26 Oct
It is about freedom
Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
26 Oct
500th anniversary of the Reformation in Argentina.
25 Oct
One tree at a time
Youth, Democratic Republic of Congo, Global Young Reformers Network, Living Reformation projects
25 Oct
Young Reformers turn attention to deforestation in Congo
24 Oct
Reformation is a catalyst to stand against oppressive systems in Asia
Lutheran identity, Religious life and public space in Asia, Reformation 500
24 Oct
Lutheran identity seminar on the church in the public space
20 Oct
Augsburg Peace Prize awarded to LWF General Secretary
Augsburg Peace Prize, LWF General Secretary Martin Junge, LWF General Secretary
20 Oct
Rev. Dr. Martin Junge, General Secretary of The Lutheran World Foundation (LWF), was awarded the Augsburg Peace Prize for 2017 in Augsburg, Germany.
19 Oct
Strasbourg Institute director Dieter to receive 2017 Ratzinger Prize
Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, JDDJ, Prize
19 Oct
Lutheran ecumenist Prof. Theodor Dieter will receive the 2017 Ratzinger Prize on 18 November.
13 Oct
Integrity, the hallmark of a prophetic church leader
Economic justice, Gender Justice, Diakonia, Children's rights
13 Oct
LWF President Archbishop Musa speaks at African region workshop on gender and child rights