News

3 Jul
Strengthening advocacy for women’s human rights
Human Rights, CEDAW, Women, faith-based organizations
3 Jul
LWF gathers faith-based organizations at training around CEDAW session
3 Jul
Celebrating commitment to women's ordination in Mozambique
Women's Ordination, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
3 Jul
Pastors Zelda Cossa and Rosa Rafael speak of new hope and dedication
30 Jun
By youth for youth
Global Young Reformers Network, Youth, Lutheran identity, Living Reformation projects
30 Jun
Colombia’s young reformers share Lutheran identity in new booklet
29 Jun
Turning a thick Angolan bush into a refugee camp
DRC, Refugees, UNHCR
29 Jun
LWF and UNHCR set up a new camp for people fleeing DRC
23 Jun
Reviving, rethinking, renewing faith
Global Young Reformers Network, Leadership, Youth, Reformation 2017, Reformation 500
23 Jun
Young Reformers in the United States bring youth voices to congregations
21 Jun
A safe childhood for boys and girls
Women, child marriage, child, Gender Justice, Refugees, Syria Crisis
21 Jun
Women’s group in Jordan advocates against early marriage and child labor
20 Jun
Welcoming refugees: an opportunity to grow together
Public Statement, faith-based organizations, World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, Refugees
20 Jun
LWF joins faith-based organizations calling for solidarity with forcibly displaced people
20 Jun
Empowering displaced communities in Central African Republic
CAR emergency program, Women, World Refugee Day 2017
20 Jun
‘More positive examples needed from the CAR’, says LWF Team Leader
20 Jun
World Refugee Day: Extend the hand of welcome
World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, World Refugee Day
20 Jun
Statement by LWF President Musa and General Secretary Junge
19 Jun
150 years of a grassroots-based revival movement
Member Churches, Reformation 2017, Diakonia, Reformation 500
19 Jun
Malagasy Lutheran Church starts year-long jubilee and Reformation anniversary
16 Jun
An encouraging and positive Assembly
Assembly, 12th Assembly, Twelfth Assembly, Resolutions/Conference Outcome, Public Statement, council
16 Jun
Outcomes of the LWF Twelfth Assembly are now available
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
14 Jun
Ecumenical witness among persecuted Iraqis
Department for World Service, Refugees, Displaced Persons, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, DWS
14 Jun
Hungarian church support for minorities and disadvantaged groups
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
8 Jun
LWF opens Heaven’s Tent in Wittenberg
Reformation, Wittenberg
8 Jun
Hosts from all over the world present the Lutheran Communion at World Reformation Exhibition
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Angola, ACT Alliance, Refugees
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and Congo
2 Jun
Building a future with hope
DWS Kenya/Djibouti, Kakuma, refugee
2 Jun
25 years of LWF’s refugee support at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya
2 Jun
Ready for deeper engagement in peace building
Interfaith, LWF President
2 Jun
LWF President Musa at “Responsibility of Religions for Peace” conference in Berlin
2 Jun
Climate justice must be prioritized, say ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches
COP21
2 Jun
The ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches, call for a prioritization of climate justice
1 Jun
Solidarity for resilience in the Holy Land
AVH, Department for World Service, Augusta Victoria Hospital
1 Jun
Brazilian church raises EUR 51,400 for LWF East Jerusalem hospital
26 May
Shaping LWF’s strategy for the coming years
12th Assembly, resolution, Public Statement
26 May
Twelfth Assembly resolutions and public statements
24 May
G7 must do more to address famine
Famine, Public Statement
24 May
LWF joins global church bodies warning of catastrophe
21 May
Academic recognition of LWF’s ecumenical engagement
Ecumenical, General Secretary Martin Junge
21 May
General Secretary Junge receives University of Notre Dame honorary doctorate
16 May
‘Out into the world, to give our fruits to others’
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly2017, LWF preaching contest, Preaching contest
16 May
Young Lutheran Lydia Posselt delivers closing sermon for LWF’s Twelfth Assembly in Windhoek.
16 May
LWF Assembly issues Public Statement on Venezuela
12th Assembly, Public Statement
16 May
Facilitate the receipt of medicine and food
16 May
Twelfth Assembly Public Statement on Indonesia
12th Assembly, Public Statement, politics
16 May
Concern about politicization of religion
16 May
LWF Assembly issues resolution on the war in Syria
12th Assembly, resolution
16 May
Support for those working to alleviate suffering and those working for peace
16 May
Called to turn outward with gratitude for service
12th Assembly, Assembly, Assembly2017
16 May
Message of the Twelfth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation.