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2006 Youth Interns

Posted on 25 March 2006

Two new interns have joined the CCA in last December, 2005. Ms Lo Chia-Fang, 27, is a member of the Presbeterian Church in Taiwan(PCT). She has a bachelor of art degree in foreign languages from the Presbyterian Bible College. Chia Fang attended the 12th general assembly of CCA held in Chiang Mai as a steward. […]

 

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International Consultation on Peace in the East-Asia Region

Posted on 24 March 2006

The Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK), National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK), and the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) are jointly organizing the International Consultation on Peace in the East-Asia Region (hereafter referred to as the Peace Consultation), to be held in Seoul on 2-4 May, 2006. The PROK has traditionally […]

 

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Vistas of Peace: Responding to Caricatures

Posted on 15 March 2006

Many of us Asian Christians were too shocked to do anything about the cartoons that were published in Danish newspapers a few months ago. Without seeing such cartoons, we could tell that they were in bad taste (to borrow a journalistic jargon) as to caricature the Holy Prophet (PBUH), and thus causing outrage among Muslims […]

 

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Program Area Committee Meeting

Posted on 13 March 2006

The new Program Area Committees for Faith, Mission and Unity (FMU), Ecumenical Formation, Gender Justice and Youth Empowerment (EGY), and the Justice, International Affairs and Development and Service (JID), which were constituted during the CCA 12th General Assembly, met in Taipei, Taiwan on 3-8 March. Nine out of the 12 elected CCA-FMU Program Area Committee […]

 

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CCA-FMU Contribution at WCC General Assembly

Posted on 28 February 2006

Almost all the CCA staff were in the 9th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Feb. 13-24, 2006. The CCA staff were invited by various desks of the WCC as delegated observers, or to provide leadership as resource persons or consultants in the Youth and Women’s Pre-Assembly Forums, […]

 

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A letter to WTO Director General

Posted on 22 December 2005

14 December 2005 Mr. Pascal Lamy Director-General World Trade Organization Geneva SWITZERLAND Dear Mr. Lamy: We are seventy women theologians, pastors, activists, church and ecumenical leaders, sociologists, teachers, psychologists, political economists, youth and students from various faith communities and traditions and representing 27 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, the...

 

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Ecumenical Conference calls for the people-centered WTO

Posted on 14 December 2005

Ecumenical Conference on Globalising Economic Justice and Social Sustainability December 9-11, 2005, Hon- Kong We, 200 members of people’s organizations, faith-based communities and social movements, representing all continents of the world from 29 countries, who have met in Hong Kong from December 9 to 11, 2005, to assess and protest the impact of the policies […]

 

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Ecumenical Conference calls for an Interfaith commitment

Posted on 12 December 2005

Message to the Faith Communities We, 200 participants from 29 countries and different religious faiths, namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, who have met at Wu Kai Sha, Hong Kong, from 9-10 December 2005 to protest the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and to work towards a vision on “Globalizing Economic Justice […]

 

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International Human Rights Day

Posted on 8 December 2005

A Message from the General Secretary of CCA on International Human Rights Day 10 December 2005 As we are commemorating the International Human Rights Day this year on 10 December 2005, let me begin by quoting what Eleanor Roosevelt has said about human rights: “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, […]

 

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Christmas message

Posted on 6 December 2005

Christmas symbolises peace and hope for humankind. The child born in Bethlehem brings peace to the humanity. “Christ is our peace.” Christ, the babe in the manger restores dignity to human beings and brings hope to those who are in despair. He has come to heal life’s wounds and to restore human dignity. The word […]

 

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