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Time to tweet for a world without rape and violence #ThursdaysinBlack

Time to tweet for a world without rape and violence #ThursdaysinBlack

On 20 June at Kirchentag, the thriving Protestant church festival in Germany, #ThursdaysInBlack, the global campaign for a world without rape and violence, will take the stage during a noon presentation.

Pastor Fuchs: “We have no choice but to carry this prophetic mission together”

Pastor Fuchs: “We have no choice but to carry this prophetic mission together”

Hundreds of worshippers gathered 16th of June in the historic cathedral of the Protestant Church of Geneva to commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Joint Declaration of the Doctrine of Justification.

Swiss church bells toll as women pray and march for equality

Swiss church bells toll as women pray and march for equality

When church bells tolled at the 11th hour on 14 June, they were signalling solidarity with a national "strike" for women's equality held throughout Switzerland with full backing from the ecumenical community, including the World Council of Churches (WCC).