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CCA’s 2021 programmes to focus on God’s healing for lasting peace and security in the ‘new normal’ context

Posted on 5 February 2021

With the overarching theme focusing on God’s assurance and divine grace of healing, peace, and security in the ‘new normal’ context, the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has finalised its programmes for the year 2021. The year’s events and activities will be based on the theme ‘Affirming God’s healing for peace and security’, which is […]

 

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WCC and CCA leaders hope abrupt resumption of military rule will not lead to escalation of violence in Myanmar

Posted on 3 February 2021

Chiang Mai: The General Secretaries of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) have issued a joint pastoral letter addressed to churches and the Council of Churches in Myanmar, following the recent development of the army toppling Myanmar’s elected government, and arresting its de facto leader, Aung San Suu […]

 

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CCA endorses joint interfaith statement welcoming the coming into force of UN Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Posted on 21 January 2021

  A world map indicating the 122 countries in support of the TPNW. Source: Wikipedia Commons The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has endorsed an interfaith statement on ‘The Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)’, and joined with many other renowned faith-based organisations from around the world in […]

 

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CCA General Secretary urges churches in Asia to reimagine human mobility and build more inclusive and resilient societies in post-COVID-19 world

Posted on 18 December 2020

“Although it is a slow process, the world is now moving towards global recovery from the pandemic, which now provides an opportunity to reimagine human mobility as well as to build more inclusive and resilient societies. However, the worth and value of migrants in shaping a post-COVID-19 world and their capacities to contribute towards the […]

 

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Extremist religious groups create dangerous fault-lines within communities in Asia, observe panellists of CCA’s virtual conference

Posted on 16 December 2020

*Ruth Mathen Panellists of the CCA Webinar on ‘Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’ CHIANG MAI: A virtual conference on ‘The Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’ organised by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) observed, “The menace of religious extremism and intolerance has once again reared its ugly […]

 

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CCA’s webinar to highlight ‘Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’

Posted on 14 December 2020

A webinar on ‘Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’ will be held on Tuesday, 15 December 2020, at 12 noon (12 PM) Bangkok (Thailand) time. Religious extremism is a growing menace in the Asia region. It has intensified intolerance and conflicts, with profound impacts on the lives and livelihoods of women. The […]

 

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“Human rights are imperative to forge effective responses for full recovery,” says CCA General Secretary on Human Rights Day–2020

Posted on 10 December 2020

CHIANG MAI: Advocating for a rights-based approach to combat the pandemic, the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia, Dr Mathews George Chunakara, stated that the theme of Human Rights Day–2020, ‘Recover Better—Stand Up for Human Rights’ conveys the message of  “the need for engagement with stakeholders and partners as well as the need […]

 

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‘Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’ will be the focus of the upcoming CCA webinar

Posted on 8 December 2020

The next online webinar in the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA)’s webinar series is set to discuss the ‘Impact of Growing Religious Extremism on Women in Asia’. The virtual discussion is scheduled for Tuesday, 15 December 2020, at 12 noon (Bangkok time). Most Asian countries have experienced different forms of religious extremism. The growing trend […]

 

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Training on good governance for Asian church leaders

Posted on 8 December 2020

Participants (comprising Asian church leaders and AEI–2020 students) of the CCA Good Governance Training Programme CHIANG MAI: The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) organised a three-day training programme from 25–27 November 2020 for leaders of member churches and councils on “Good Governance in Churches and Related Organisations in Asia”. Held in the online mode, the […]

 

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CCA campaigns for declaration of 18 May as Universal Day for Prevention of Militarism and Authoritarianism

Posted on 7 December 2020

CHIANG MAI: The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) joins a global cohort of civil society and faith based organisations to advocate for the declaration of 18 May each year as the Universal Day for the Prevention of Militarism and Authoritarianism (UDPMA). Initiated by the May 18 Memorial Foundation in South Korea in association with the […]

 

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