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70 years on: upholding the dignity of every human being

10 December 2018

"LWF reaffirms Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a framework for safeguarding human dignity"

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Act now to avoid climate catastrophe, faith groups urge

21 November 2018

"Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C" report released

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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
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