mennonites

  • 29 Oct 2009

    Human rights campaigners have welcomed the decision of the Colombian Supreme Court to allow citizens to opt out of obligatory military service because of religious, moral or philosophical objections.

  • 29 Oct 2009

    The governing body of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has approved a statement that prepares for a significant action of reconciliation with churches of the Mennonite and Anabaptist families, apologising for past persecution.

  • 27 Jul 2009

    Half a million Catholics have joined street protests over attempts to stop a parish holding services in the grounds of a church bombed in the Vietnam war and confiscated by the government.

  • 25 Jul 2009

    What role does Anabaptism have to play in renewing Christianity in the new century? How do we appropriately take our past into the future?

  • 1 Jul 2009

    For the Mennonite Church USA Assembly in Columbus Ohio (ending on 5 July 2009), Christians affirming of the place and ministry of lesbian, gay and transgendered people in the church have organised an imaginative witness

  • 28 Jun 2009

    Public life demands ‘tough’ corporate attributes rather than what it labels ‘soft’ personal ones – like love and gratitude. Simon Barrow argues that the communal cultivation of loving relation is needed to help redirect the official anonymity of the social order.

  • 25 Jun 2009

    Seven men have been arrested over the alleged rape of 60 women or girls from Bolivia's Mennonite community. Up to 40,000 Mennonites live as farmers in Paraguay and Bolivia.

  • 7 May 2009

    In the wake of widespread violence against Christians in India's Orissa state, the North American relief, development and peace agency Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is helping to provide training to peacemakers in the region.

  • 7 Apr 2009

    Colombia's Mennonite churches are calling on congregations in Canada and the United States to join together in a unified cry for justice, peace and healing in the war-torn South American country.

  • 7 Apr 2009

    Colombia's Mennonite churches are calling on congregations in Canada and the United States to join together in a unified cry for justice, peace and healing in the war-torn South American country.