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Reconciliation is not just a biblical-traditional category of ecclesial discourse, says Japanese feminist theologian Sawako Fujiwara

Posted on 23 November 2019

HSINCHU, Taiwan: “Reconciliation has to be understood not just as a biblical-traditional category of ecclesial discourse, but as a principle that guides Christian life and service. Thus, the brokenness of our communities needs to be discerned and tirelessly addressed by women,” said Dr Sawako Fujiwara, a feminist theologian from Japan. In the second thematic presentation […]

 

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Taiwanese indigenous woman theologian Vavauni Ljaljegean tells AEWA, “Without truth, there is no true reconciliation; without justice, there is no reconciliation”

Posted on 23 November 2019

Plenary Thematic Presentation by Evangelist Vavauni Ljaljegean (centre), moderated by Rev Amel Manyon (left) HSINCHU, Taiwan: “As reconciliation is the mission of God, it is God’s positive action directly participating in all broken relations. The aim of reconciliation is to reveal the truth which was covered and obscured, to heal those who suffer from the […]

 

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Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA) commences

Posted on 22 November 2019

Participants of the Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA) HSINCHU, Taiwan: The first-ever Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA) organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) was opened in a celebrative worship service held at the Presbyterian Bible College (PBC) auditorium in Hsinchu, Taiwan. The Assembly has convened around the theme, ‘Arise, Be Awake to Reconcile,...

 

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Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA) pre-event focuses on action plans for HIV and AIDS advocacy across Asia

Posted on 20 November 2019

HSINCHU, Taiwan: Forty women representatives from churches, national and regional ecumenical councils, and related organizations who are meeting at the Presbyterian Bible College in Hsinchu city in Taiwan are working on an effective action plan for advocacy to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS in Asia. The three-day workshop on ‘Asian Ecumenical Women Responding […]

 

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Final preparations underway for historic Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA) to be held in Taiwan

Posted on 13 November 2019

Preparations for the Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA), the first-ever major women’s summit initiated by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) to be held from 21 to 27 November 2019, are being finalized by the CCA Secretariat and the Host Committee in Taiwan. Hosted by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, a member church of CCA, […]

 

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CCA General Secretary condemns the Philippine government’s act of ‘Red-tagging’ the National Council of Churches in the Philippines

Posted on 10 November 2019

Philippine ecumenical church leaders at a press conference in Manila; from left to right – Justice Raul Victorino (Chairperson, NCCP), Bishop Deogracias Iñiguez (Roman Catholic Church), and Rev Dr Connie Semy P. Mella “Indiscriminately labeling the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) as part of some ‘front organization’ of local ‘Communist Terrorist Groups’...

 

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Global Energy Parliament focuses on the theme, ‘Living in Harmony with Nature’

Posted on 8 November 2019

Delegates at the 9th Global Energy Parliament CHIANG MAI, Thailand: The 9th Global Energy Parliament (GEP) focused on the theme ‘Living in Harmony with Nature’ highlighted that, “consumerist culture propagated by modern world is the root cause for devastating natural disasters the world is witnessing today.” The GEP works with the objective that, “the excessive […]

 

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“Only an ecologically sustainable world can ensure harmonious co-existence amidst all God’s creation,” says CCA General Secretary at the opening of Eco-School- 2019

Posted on 6 November 2019

Eco-School commences with traditional lamp-lighting ceremony CHIANG MAI, Thailand: Eco-School 2019 was opened after an ecumenical worship service held at the headquarters of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in Chiang Mai, Thailand with the participation of interfaith representatives from different parts of the world. Eco-School was formally inaugurated in a traditional Asian ceremony by...

 

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CCA expresses condolences on the demise of Indian Lutheran Church leader Rev Dr Augustine Jeyakumar

Posted on 1 November 2019

Rev Dr Augustine G. Jeyakumar, an illustrious ecumenist (Photo Courtesy: NCCI) The Executive Secretary of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of India (UELCI) and the Treasurer of the National Council of Churches of India (NCCI), Rev Dr Augustine G. Jeyakumar, passed away on 31 October 2019 in Chennai, India. Rev Dr Jeyakumar, an ordained minister […]

 

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Churches in Asia need to combat sexual abuse and exploitation of children, affirm participants of CCA-WCC Consultation

Posted on 18 October 2019

Participants of the Asia Regional Consultation at the CCA Headquarters in Chiang Mai, Thailand CHIANG MAI, Thailand: About forty child rights activists and representatives of churches as well as organizations working on the rights and dignity of children from various countries and regions across Asia affirmed the need to combat sexual abuse and exploitation of […]

 

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