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Asia Regional Consultation Discusses Church’s Role in Addressing Concerns on HIV/ AIDS, Human Sexuality and Reproductive Health

Posted on 21 August 2018

An Asia Regional Consultation organised by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) on ‘HIV / AIDS, Human Sexuality and Reproductive Health’ explored possibilities of creating space for churches in Asia to discuss and be in dialogue with each other  on concerns related to HIV and AIDS, human sexuality and reproductive health that include aspects of […]

 

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CCA Urges Prayers and Solidarity with Victims of Floods in Kerala

Posted on 20 August 2018

The State of Kerala in India is currently experiencing a devastating situation due to heavy floods, unprecedented scale of torrential rains, overflowing of rivers and lakes, release of waters from dams and a series of massive landslides. Hundreds have been killed and several thousands have been displaced and rendered homeless. While the official death toll […]

 

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Ecumenical consultation affirms Christians to be sensitive to other faiths

Posted on 16 August 2018

participants of the International Consultation An international ecumenical consultation on ‘Wider Ecumenism as Prophetic Witness’ affirmed that “Christians have to recognize God’s image in adherents of all religious traditions and Asian Christians must be sensitive to the tremendous contributions the other religions are still making to the shaping of Asian culture”. Jointly organised by...

 

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Asian Ecumenical Institute participants experience the plight of displaced people in refugee camp

Posted on 8 August 2018

Asian Ecumenical Institute Participants’ Visit to Refugee Camp on Thailand-Myanmar Border An experience of living together with refugees inside a camp on the Thailand- Myanmar border helped the participants of the Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) to learn more about the ground reality of the refugees who experience the disgraceful humanitarian calamity of suffering and displacement....

 

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CCA offers prayers for the victims of earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia

Posted on 6 August 2018

As a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok, in West Nusa Tenggara, on Sunday 5 August, the Christian Conference of Asia General Secretary Dr. Mathews George Chunakara offered prayers for the victims and their families. At least 91 people are now known to have died and hundreds of people have been wounded. The […]

 

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CCA invites Applications for ‘Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia’ (YAPA)-2018

Posted on 2 August 2018

YAPA-2017 students @ Workshop Session The third session of the Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia (YAPA), organized annually by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) to train prospective young peace activists, will take place from 14 to 20 October 2018.   The week-long training intends to train and empower a cadre of young peace […]

 

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CCA Urges Churches to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Posted on 30 July 2018

As the United Nations (U.N) calls to observe today, 30 July 2018 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) urges its member churches and councils to make every effort to combat human trafficking in their respective situations in Asia. In recognition of the U.N’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons, […]

 

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Ecumenical movement needs renewed interfaith orientations, says renowned theologian Wesley Ariarajah

Posted on 23 July 2018

“The ecumenical movement needs renewed interfaith orientations when conflicting theological assumptions and presuppositions are posing challenges to authentic gospel values and Christian witness”, said  internationally renowned ecumenical theologian Dr. S. Wesley Ariarajah at the Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) being held at the Payap University in...

 

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CCA’s month-long ecumenical leadership development training commences

Posted on 18 July 2018

AEI- 2018 participants The month-long ecumenical formation and leadership development training course, Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) 2018, organised by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) was inaugurated on Monday, 16 July 2018 at the CCA headquarters in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The AEI is aimed at training prospective church and ecumenical leaders in Asia. The theme […]

 

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Young Pakistani Christians discuss on ‘Role of Youth in Nation Building’

Posted on 13 July 2018

Role of young people in nation building in Pakistan, in the context of the forthcoming general elections in the country, was the theme of a seminar held on 11 July 2018 at the National Council of Churches in Pakistan (NCCP) with the participation of young people from various churches in Pakistan.  Organised by the NCCP […]

 

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