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Regional ecumenical leaders convene at Bossey to share concerns, strengthen bonds

Posted on 3 July 2019

02 July 2019 The WCC general secretary (center) welcomed leaders of eight regional ecumenical organizations at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute. Photo: Marcelo Schneider/WCC Leaders of eight regional ecumenical organizations are meeting with the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute on 2-4 July. In addition to the WCC, organizations represented include the […]



Bishop B.D. Mondal, the first national Bishop of the Church of Bangladesh passes away

Posted on 30 June 2019

Bangladesh’s first national bishop and the former moderator of the Church of Bangladesh, Bishop Barnabas D. Mondal, passed away on Saturday 29 June 2019 in Dhaka. Bishop B.D Mondal actively participated in the Asian and Bangladesh ecumenical movement in various capacities. He served on various committees of the East Asia Christian Conference (EACC), the forerunner […]



Christian Conference of Asia condemns police harassment against the clergy in the Philippines

Posted on 27 June 2019

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) condemned the continued operations by the military and the police in the hinterlands of Mindoro province and other parts of the Philippines as a result of the Oplan Kapanatagan (Operation Plan Stability) “all-out war policy” of the government. Police intimidation of a district superintendent and an ordained minister of the […]



Nepal’s Christian Youths Commit to Combat HIV and AIDS

Posted on 24 June 2019

Participants of  the youth motivation training programme Participants of  a youth motivation training programme, focused on the theme ‘Young People at the Center: Taking the lead in Combating HIV/AIDS and Advocacy’, committed to be engaged in combating the menace of HIV and AIDS in Nepal. The training organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) […]



The first Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly to be held in November 2019

Posted on 11 June 2019

Focused on the theme ‘Arise, and be Awake to Reconcile, Renew and Restore the Creation’, the Christian Conference of Asia will be organising an Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA). The AEWA will take place in Hsinchu, Taiwan from 21 to 27 November, 2019 and be hosted by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT). AEWA will […]



Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS) to take place in Medan, Indonesia

Posted on 10 June 2019

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has announced the decision to hold the Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS) – IX in Medan, Indonesia. Originally scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka from 5 to 10 August 2019, the venue of CATS – IX has been shifted to Medan, Indonesia. However, the original dates scheduled (from […]



CCA delegation visits member churches in Taiwan

Posted on 10 June 2019

CCA delegation with PCT leaders As part of strengthening relations with member churches and ecumenical councils, the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) Dr. Mathews George Chunakara together with a staff team visited three CCA member churches and the National Council of Churches in Taiwan. The visit of the CCA delegation took […]



Member Churches of CCA observe Asia Sunday with focus on ‘Stateless and Trafficked People: Our Co-Pilgrims’.

Posted on 10 June 2019

Asia Sunday service at the Che-Lam (Chi-Nan) Church in Taipei city Member churches and councils of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in different parts of Asia observed the Asia Sunday on 2 June, 2019. The theme of the Asia Sunday-2019 was ‘Stateless and Trafficked People: Our Co-Pilgrims’.  Asia Sunday is observed every year on […]



Regional training workshop on UN Human Rights Protection Mechanisms highlights Asian churches’ participation in advocacy

Posted on 27 May 2019

Participants of the Workshop The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) jointly organized a training workshop on the U.N. Human Rights Protection Mechanisms. The workshop, held at the CCA headquarters from 23 to 25 May 2019, was attended by 20 participants selected from CCA and WCC member churches in Asia. […]



International ecumenical consultation discusses on how stateless and trafficked people pose serious threats to humanity and the tenets of international law

Posted on 22 May 2019

Participants of the International Consultation An international consultation on ‘Statelessness and Human Trafficking in Asia: Prevention, Reduction, and Protection’ being held from 20 to 23 May, 2019 at the CCA headquarters and jointly organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) began with discussions on the grave consequences […]


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