Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris

Posted on: April 17, 2019 The dramatic scene as firefighters battled to bring a blaze at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris under control on Monday night. Photo Credit: Benoit Tessier / Reuters A serious fire which caused devastating damage to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has drawn expressions of solidarity from Anglican … Continue reading “Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris”

Lambeth Awards honour “extraordinary contributions to the Church and wider society”

Posted on: April 5, 2019  The recipients of the 2019 Lambeth Awards with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Photo Credit: Lambeth Palace The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has honoured 27 people, including peacemakers, nuns, academics and gardeners in the 2019 Lambeth Awards. Archbishop Justin launched the non-academic awards in 2016, and each year … Continue reading “Lambeth Awards honour “extraordinary contributions to the Church and wider society””

Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Posted on: March 27, 2019 The Presidents of the Lutheran World Federation, Christian Krause, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification at St Anna’s Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, on 31 October 31 1999. The document has since been adopted or … Continue reading “Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification”

Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

Posted on: March 13, 2019 Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at the launch of his economic and ecological justice roadmap for churches yesterday (Tuesday). Photo Credit: Ivars Kupcis / WCC A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of … Continue reading “Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource”

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: Marcelo Schneider / WCC An environment expert employed by the World Council of Churches, Norman Tendis, was amongst 157 people who were killed on Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi crashed shortly after take-off. Flight ET302 came down near Tulu Fara near Bishoftu, … Continue reading “World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash”