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NCC general secretaries’ meeting

Posted on 3 October 2004

Christians urged to develop Asiatic ecumenical movement CHIANG MAI, Thailand  Christians must not only confess faith in a context where their neighbours follow other faiths or no faith, but they must also live the Christian way of life, CCA General Secretary Dr Ahn Jae Woong told a gathering of ecumenical leaders here on 21 September. […]

 

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Chiang Mai Communique

Posted on 24 September 2004

General secretaries and representatives of National Councils of Churches and National Christian Councils in Asia, staff of CCA and WCC, and resource persons attended a meeting held from 20-23 September in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Photo:Philip Mathew) NCC general secretaries issued the following communique As General Secretaries of National Councils of Churches and National Christian Councils...

 

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Peace messages to be made available soon

Posted on 19 September 2004

HONG KONG  Video messages of peace and justice from a group of 13 church leaders and peacemakers from around the world will be webcast and broadcast on Monday 20 September at 12 PM Geneva time. Coming ahead of the International Day of Prayer for Peace called by the World Council of Churches to be observed […]

 

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Women from the South Call for Alternative Globalization

Posted on 18 September 2004

“We are not afraid to say that we live in a time of empire.” Thus said a group of church women, feminist economists and women activists from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East and Eastern Europe gathered in Antipolo City, Philippines, on 27-29 August. A group photo at the venue Meeting as Womens Voices […]

 

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A Statement

Posted on 16 September 2004

from a youth consultation on living our faiths in community Young people as peace makers and culture bearers We, 48 participants from Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Indonesia, Hong Kong and America met in Henry Martyn Institute at Aman Shanti Nilayam-Shivrampally Hyderabad, India from 5-11 September 2004 to attend a consultation […]

 

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Letter from the human rights meeting

Posted on 15 September 2004

Thirty participants from 18 countries, who attended the eighth human rights training program organised by the CCA in Jakarta, Indonesia has issued the following letter to the churches in Asia. The participants unanimously resolved to write to all the churches to request action on Human Rights matters. We learnt that enjoyment of Human Rights is […]

 

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To the leaders of the Church in Sudan

Posted on 14 September 2004

September 4, 2004 Brothers and sisters, We write to you from Nairobi, Kenya, where we are meeting as representatives of the Christian ecumenical bodies of the eight continents and regions of the World — Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America, and the Pacific — and of the World Council […]

 

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Letter from the REOs meeting in Nairobi

Posted on 9 September 2004

Letter from Regional Ecumenical Organizations meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan 4 September 2004 We write to you from Nairobi, Kenya, where we are meeting as representatives of the Christian ecumenical bodies of eight continents and regions of the world – Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, […]

 

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Ecumenical Peace Network for Northeast Asia

Posted on 26 August 2004

Northeast Asian churches urged to initiate Ecumenical Peace Network SEOUL, Korea  CCA General Secretary Dr Ahn Jae Woong has urged the churches in Northeast Asia to initiate an Ecumenical Peace Network (EPN) to streamline and strengthen the already existing peace building efforts by them. Addressing a meeting here of the WCC member churches and national […]

 

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Mission and Youth in a Context of Globalization

Posted on 24 August 2004

Twenty-five young people from various churches and youth organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America participated in a seminar on mission and youth in the context of globalization at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, Switzerland on 17-23 August. Through worship, community building activities, creative and participatory Bible studies, small group discussions, sharing of...

 

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