Category - mennonite

  • 20 Jul 2010

    The Lutheran World Federation is to adopt a historic statement asking forgiveness from Mennonites for the persecution of Anabaptists in the 16th century.

  • 25 Jun 2010

    The Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, will host an ecumenical peace conference 28-31 July 2010, focusing on contemporary North American responses to war.

  • 8 Jun 2010

    A Mennonite mutual fund in the United States is pushing BP over key questions concerning the impact of the worst oil spill disaster in US history.

  • 5 Apr 2010

    "Choice" in all things, including religion, has become an American mantra, says Martin Marty. But what does it mean, how healthy is an increasing profusion of choices, and what will Anabaptists have to say to all this?

  • 2 Apr 2010

    A leading Mennonite college in the USA has started to play a version of the national anthem. Student David Jost is one of the objectors. He argues that loyalty to the God of Jesus Christ precludes endorsing nationalism and state violence.

  • 4 Mar 2010

    The third in a series of 2010 Lent blogs from Willard Roth focusing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • 24 Feb 2010

    The second in a series of 2010 Lent blogs from Willard Roth focusing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • 18 Feb 2010

    The first in a series of 2010 Lent blogs from Willard Roth focussing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • 16 Dec 2009

    A Filipino Mennonite pastor, concerned at how coffee processing corporations had long short-changed indigenous people in the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, has launched a Fair Trade initiative.

  • 26 Nov 2009

    Church activists participating in the World Council of Churches' United Nations Advocacy Week meetings in New York delved deeply into the tragedies and injustices of the current bloody conflict in Colombia. Mark Beach tells the human story behind the politics.