Press Room

8 September 2018

US Cuts Funding to East Jerusalem Hospital Network

"Critical to ensure ongoing, lifesaving treatment for patients from the West Bank and Gaza"

Full statement

 

17 August 2018

World Humanitarian Day: LWF calls for protection of humanitarian space

“Humanitarian workers have become soft targets for warring parties”

Full statement

 

7 August 2018

Lutherans concerned about Jewish nation-state law

ELCJHL Bishop Azar: law excludes other religious groups

Full ELCJHL statement

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Early 2018 Press Releases
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2015 Press Releases
2014 Press Releases
  • 19 December 2014: From Conflict to Communion - LWF and the Vatican Announce Common Liturgical Material for 2017 - EN | DE
  • 11 December 2014: LWF Leaders Urge Member Churches to Advocate for Syrian Refugees, who risk hunger and starvation - EN | DE
  • 9 December 2014: Cash-Flow Crisis of Augusta Victoria Hospital Averted - EN | DE
  • 2 December 2014: 365 Days of Fasting Launched at COP20 - “Fast-for-the-Climate” campaign - EN | DE
  • 14 November 2014: General Secretary Urges Mexican Church to Defend the Value of Each Human Being - Shocking news about disappearance and death of 43 students - EN- DE
  • 23 October 2014: An invitation to join in the three-year process of global and regional initiatives to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation - EN | DE
  • 25 September 2014: LWF Solidarity with Churches and Communities Affected by Ebola Crisis - EN | DE
  • 25 August 2014: LWF and Islamic Relief Sign Memorandum of Understanding
  • 07 August 2014: South Sudan: LWF Condemns Aid Workers’ Killing, Evacuates Maban Staff amid Growing Insecurity - EN | DE
  • 8 July 2014: LWF General Secretary Junge and Cardinal Koch Share their Views on Understanding of the Church - EN | DE
  • 29 April 2014: LWF Joins Call to End Violence against Civilians in South Sudan - EN | DE
  • 25 April 2014: LWF Pleads for Cessation of Hostilities and Humanitarian Access to Civilians in South Sudan - EN | DE
  • 17 April 2014: LWF Council 2014 (from 12-17 June 2014 in Medan, Indonesia) – Invitation to the Media
  • 10 April 2014: LWF Encouraged By Sustained Advocacy to Resolve Financial Situation at Augusta Victoria Hospital - EN | DE
  • 3 April 2014: LWF Deeply Concerned about Suspended Activities’ Impact on Communities in Myanmar - EN | DE
  • 27 March 2014: Ecumenical Organizations Discuss Swiss Immigration Vote with Geneva Authorities - EN | DE
  • 27 February 2014: Nigeria: People of Faith Affirming the Sanctity of Life amid Challenges - EN | DE
  • 20 February 2014: Deep Concern over Impact of Swiss Vote on Massive Immigration - EN | DE
  • 20 February 2014: Ukrainian Bishop Calls for End to Violence (at Independence Square (Maidan) in the capital of Kiev) - EN | DE
  • 5 February 2014: Critical Financial Situation at Augusta Victoria Hospital in East Jerusalem - EN | DE
  • 14 January 2014: Lutheran Reformation is a Global Citizen - EN | DE | PHOTO
2013 Press Releases