News

6 Sep
“‘Lutheran’ stands for compassionate embrace and service”
General Secretary Martin Junge, LWF General Secretary
6 Sep
In August 2017, The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge visited the Lutheran churches in Australia and New Zealand.
31 Aug
A second chance in Kakuma
Department for World Service, Gender Justice
31 Aug
Accelerated Learning Program supports students from conflict zones in Kakuma, Kenya.
29 Aug
Seeds and peace in Ethiopia
Refugees, Livelihoods, Ethiopia
29 Aug
Livelihoods project improves relations between refugees and hosts in Ethiopia.
25 Aug
Diaconal training and praxis sharing are paying off
Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Diakonia, Capacity development
25 Aug
African and Asian church leaders assess effectiveness of capacity development
21 Aug
LWF member church affected by mud slides in Sierra Leone
Member Churches
21 Aug
At least 330 dead after mudslide in Freetown
18 Aug
Protecting civilians in conflict
World Humanitarian Day 2017, Core Humanitarian Standard
18 Aug
Experiences of refugees and LWF field staff in conflict areas
17 Aug
Training to be tailors and barbers
Refugees, Capacity development, Somalia, DWS Ethiopia, Livelihoods
17 Aug
LWF livelihoods projects support long-term refugees in Ethiopia
16 Aug
“Here we stand!”
Leadership, Women
16 Aug
A visual message from Wittenberg on women’s ordination
15 Aug
“I feel honoured to host the DRC refugees”
Refugees, host communities
15 Aug
Senior chief in Angola’s Lunda Norte province speaks about refugee crisis in his country
15 Aug
“Sister, carry on!”
Leadership, Women in Church and Society, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
15 Aug
WICAS meeting of bishops and women in church leadership
15 Aug
An alternative space for dialogue
Reformation 2017, Peace, reconciliation, Latin America and the Caribbean, Reformation 500
15 Aug
Colombian churches, civil society and government mark Reformation anniversary
14 Aug
A year-long celebration of God’s reforming grace
LWF General Secretary, Reformation 2017, indigenous people, Reformation 500
14 Aug
Lutherans in New Zealand commemorate 500 years of the Reformation
8 Aug
LWF General Secretary Junge to receive 2017 Augsburg Peace Prize
Augsburg Peace Prize, LWF General Secretary, Peace, Interreligious Dialogue, Lutheran-Roman Catholic relations
8 Aug
Recognition of a “patient bridge-builder between the continents”
3 Aug
Inspiring youth to make diakonia more visible
Youth, Global Young Reformers Network, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects, Reformation 500
3 Aug
Commemorating 500 years of the Reformation in Brazil
28 Jul
Lutheran youth lead initiatives at global exhibition
Global Young Reformers Network, Wittenberg, Reformation 2017, Living Reformation projects, Reformation 500
28 Jul
LWF Young reformers at World Reformation Exhibition in Wittenberg.
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
26 Jul
Geocaching Luther trees connects young people
Reformation 2017, Youth, young reformers, Creation, Creation - Not for Sale, environment, Reformation 500
26 Jul
German youth keep the Reformation alive and global
25 Jul
Giving girls a second chance
Poverty, child marriage, Education, Capacity development
25 Jul
Poverty alleviation initiative in rural Malawi targets girls dropping out of school
22 Jul
Theologians tasked to remove obstacles that hinder enjoyment of unity
Reformation 2017, Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Ecumenical, baptism, From Conflict to Communion, Reformation 500
22 Jul
LWF General Secretary Junge praises Lutheran-Catholic Commission at its 50th anniversary
21 Jul
Forging partnerships for dignified development
SDGs, Central America
21 Jul
LWF Central America work shared at side event of High Level Forum
21 Jul
Celebrating 50 years of Lutheran-Catholic dialogue
Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, Ecumenical, From Conflict to Communion, baptism
21 Jul
Commission on Unity to finalize draft report on Baptism and Growth in Communion
17 Jul
LWF World Service and Young Reformers in Wittenberg
Refugees, internally displaced people, Reformation 2017, Global Young Reformers Network, Reformation 500
17 Jul
Presence in Heaven’s Tent and youthPointreformation
14 Jul
“An alarming situation”
United Nations, security, Humanitarian Response
14 Jul
NGO Briefing to UN member states about Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo
14 Jul
Protecting human rights’ defenders
WICAS, advocacy training, women's human rights, Gender Justice
14 Jul
Annual training helps to bring local concerns to the global arena
14 Jul
Cycling for the climate
Global Young Reformers Network, Youth, Reformation 2017, Creation - Not for Sale, Reformation 500
14 Jul
Young reformers in Indonesia use bicycles to inspire youth action on climate change
12 Jul
Gender-based violence concerns "all of humanity"
Gender Justice, Women, WICAS, World Council of Churches, CEDAW
12 Jul
Faith-based organizations affirm greater engagement in fighting for women’s rights