Category - Lutheran World Federation

  • January 31, 2017

    Expressing concern regarding recently announced US measures related to refugee admissions and entry into the US by seven Muslim-majority countries, the World Council of Churches, ACT Alliance and the Lutheran World Federation  affirmed that faith calls all Christians to love and welcome the stranger, the refugee, the internally displaced person – 'the other.'

  • November 17, 2016

    A lively, youthful and demanding faith group voice of faith was heard clearly in the streets of Marrakech last Sunday (13 November 2016), where a joint group from ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches marched among several thousand activists to demand environmental justice during the UN climate conference COP22.

  • January 20, 2016

    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) have invited Lutheran churches and Catholic bishops’ conferences across the world to make use of a jointly-developed Common Prayer to prepare commemorations for the 500 years of the Reformation in 2017.

  • December 4, 2015

    Over 20 faith leaders, with youth, political and civil society representatives sat down for a unique lunch at COP21 at a table with knives and forks but no food, in a public demonstration of their hunger for climate justice.

  • June 22, 2015

    The Lutheran World Federation has announced that it will no longer invest in fossil fuels, describing the action as part of its long -standing commitment to climate justice.

  • November 14, 2013

    The official Lutheran delegation to the UNFCCC (COP 19) will today fast in solidarity with those disproportionality hit by extreme weather events.

  • October 5, 2012

    Lutherans are working with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees as lead agency in refugee camp management at Dadaab, Kenya.

  • August 31, 2012

    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has announced that it is joining efforts to respond to the growing influx of Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  • January 5, 2012

    After the killing of a volunteer refugee peace and security worker and the wounding of another,safety measures are being reviewed.

  • November 29, 2011

    Health care workers at a Lutheran programme say the spectre of HIV and AIDS stigmatisation still thrives in Soweto, a large South African city.