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CCA’s advocacy training for tackling HIV and AIDS promotes specific actions amidst COVID-19

Posted on 23 June 2021

Resource Persons and Participants of the ‘HIV and AIDS Advocacy’ Training CHIANG MAI: The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) organised a regional capacity building training on HIV and AIDS advocacy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic under the theme ‘Providing Care and Support’. The consultation was held from 15 to 17 June 2021, and was attended by […]

 

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Refugees in our midst should not be forgotten entities, says CCA General Secretary in a World Refugee Day message

Posted on 20 June 2021

CCA General Secretary listens to young, unemployed refugees during his visit (2019) to the UNHCR managed Rohingya Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. An estimated 800,000 Rohingya refugees are still living in Cox’sBazar camp, which is the world’s largest. ( File photo) In a message issued on World Refugee Day–2021, the CCA General Secretary Dr […]

 

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WCC–CCA joint Asia Regional Consultation urges churches to deepen accompaniment amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 8 June 2021

Resource persons of the Joint WCC-CCA PJP Asia Regional Consultation Vaccine inequity that is making containment measures more difficult for people and communities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and increasing trends of gender-based violence, injustices against indigenous peoples, and insecurities among the youths were identified as major issues in Asia during a regional […]

 

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Human rights training participants affirm the image of God in every person and recognise the dignity and rights of ‘the other’

Posted on 4 June 2021

Resource persons and students of the CCA’s Institute on Human Rights CHIANG MAI: With the conclusion of the two-week-long intensive training programme on human rights, the 25 students of the Christian Conference of Asia’s (CCA) Institute on Human Rights (IHR) made a commitment to “follow in the footsteps of Christ, who incarnated ‘good news to […]

 

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Webinar to be held on the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace: Overcoming challenges of inequality in Asia

Posted on 3 June 2021

Photo: Ivars Kupcis/WCC The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) will co-organise an Asia regional webinar on the ‘Overcoming Challenges of Inequality in Asia: Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic’, on Friday 4 June 2021 from 13:00–15:00 Bangkok (Thailand) time. As the need for […]

 

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Asia Sunday worship service beseeches God’s healing presence and protection amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 17 May 2021

Ecclesiastical and ecumenical leaders from across Asia facilitating the CCA Asia Sunday–2021 online worship service CHIANG MAI: Given the context of COVID-19 pandemic’s constraints that continue to hamper in-person gatherings for worship and prayer services in most countries, the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) facilitated a virtual Asia Sunday worship service on 16 May with […]

 

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Intensive two-week course, Institute on Human Rights (IHR), will commence shortly

Posted on 12 May 2021

  CHIANG MAI: The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA)’s new initiative, the Institute on Human Rights (IHR), an intensive two-week course, will commence on Monday, 17 May 2021. Under the theme ‘Being Defenders of Human Rights and Human Dignity’, the training course is designed to cover a wide range of human rights topics including the […]

 

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Asia Sunday–2021 prayer service on 16 May to focus on God who assures healing and restoration of health amidst COVID-19

Posted on 10 May 2021

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) invites people around the world to join the observance of Asia Sunday, which will be held this year on 16 May 2021 (Sunday) from 16:30 to 17:45 hrs Bangkok (Thailand) time. This year’s Asia Sunday will focus on the theme, “I am the God who Heals You and Restores […]

 

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CCA mourns the passing away of Dr S.A.E Nababan, prominent Asian ecumenical leader

Posted on 9 May 2021

Dr S.A. E Nababan at the Diamond Jubilee celebration of CCA held in Yangoon, Myanmar (2017). CHIANG MAI:  Dr Soritua Albert Ernest Nababan, a former Ephorus (Archbishop) of the Huria Kristen Batak Protestan (HKBP) in Indonesia and a prominent Asian ecumenical leader who has long been a major figure in the global ecumenical movement, has […]

 

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WCC, CCA grieve and pray with churches in India as COVID-19 surges

Posted on 6 May 2021

In a pastoral letter, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) expressed their concern, grief, and prayerful solidarity with the churches in India as COVID-19 surges in South Asian countries. “We stand with you in solidarity and prayer in the midst of the suffering and loss of thousands of lives […]

 

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