Christians

  • September 3, 2018

    On the occasion of the first Ecumenical Prayer for Creation on 1 September 2018 in Assisi, The Lutheran World Federation joined with faith-based organisations and Christian World Communions in a call for eco-justice.

  • August 17, 2018

    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is set to launch a new initiative to reduce escalating religious tension in Ethiopia, in an expression of its mandate to promote peace.

  • June 26, 2018

    Christian and Muslim faith leaders have been lauded in the Scottish Parliament for working in close partnership to combat extremism.

  • May 14, 2018

    Three churches have been attacked by suicide bombers in East Java, Indonesia.

  • February 19, 2018

    The Moderator of the Church of Scotland will join Pope Francis to call for a day of prayer for peace, on 23 February 2018, when Christians and people of all faith traditions will seek to end conflict in war torn parts of the world, especially the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

  • February 2, 2018

    Eight campaigners, including members of Christian peace groups, are on trial for a peaceful protest at one of the world's biggest arms fairs, held in London last September.

  • December 14, 2017

    Amid continuing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Christians in Seoul are hoping the fragile light of candles will illumine a path to peace. Along with Christian groups around the world, they are holding candlelight vigils for peace during the season of Advent.

  • July 20, 2017

    Last week, young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learned about communication and peacebuilding during a workshop at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, all with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts. The session was led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of Communication at the World Council of Churches.

  • July 10, 2017

    Over fifty Christians have pledged to take nonviolent direct action for the sake of justice and peace, even when that means risking arrest. The activists, of all denominations and from all parts of the country, campaign on issues of justice, peace and climate change, and consider nonviolent direct action to be an unavoidable consequence of following Jesus' teaching today.

  • July 1, 2017

    Only a sixth of British Anglicans agree with the Church of England’s official view on same-sex relationships, the 2016 British Social Attitudes Survey re