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Prayer service hails churches’ involvement in the fight against inequality

Prayer service hails churches’ involvement in the fight against inequality

“Inequality hurts us all and goes against God’s vision of life in abundance for every human being”, said Athena Peralta, World Council of Churches (WCC) programme executive for economic and ecological justice, at a prayer service on the occasion of the Week of Action to Fight Inequality, held at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, on 21 January.

Urgent call for constitutionalism and respect of Zimbabweans’ rights

Urgent call for constitutionalism and respect of Zimbabweans’ rights

At a meeting in Harare on Tuesday this week, church and civil society leaders in Zimbabwe strongly rejected all forms of violence and urgently called upon the state to restore the rule of law and constitutionalism in the exercise of state power.

Kirchentag begins inviting “guests of honour” for June festival of faith

Kirchentag begins inviting “guests of honour” for June festival of faith

Organizers of the 37th German Protestant Kirchentag, scheduled for 19-23 June in Dortmund, are inviting churches to nominate international “guests of honour” for the lay-led festival of faith and civic responsibility.