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Blending local and global ecumenism in Asia

After being postponed twice because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 15th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) finally got underway in late September and early October 2023 in Kottayam, India. Under the theme "God, renew us in your spirit and restore the creation,” CCA member churches across Asia gathered to stake out the direction forward and evaluate accomplishments and challenges since the last assembly in 2015 in Jakarta. 

WCC to organise a webinar in commemoration of World Mental Health Day

To coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, the World Council of Churches' (WCC) announces its 13th Global Ecumenical Health Network Meeting on 11 October. This year's theme stresses, "Mental health is a universal human right," spotlighting the vital role of faith communities in mental wellbeing.

Los grandes desafíos en Asia exigen unidad

Asia es, por amplio margen, la región más grande, tanto en términos de población como de extensión geográfica, y se enfrenta a una serie de asuntos importantes que requieren la atención y el compromiso de las iglesias. La región, que se extiende desde Irán al oeste hasta Japón al este, y desde Nepal al norte hasta Nueva Zelanda al sur, engloba un amplio abanico de culturas y religiones.

Les nombreux défis en Asie appellent à l’unité

De loin la plus grande des régions, tant par sa démographie qu’en superficie, l’Asie est confrontée à une pluralité de questions qui appellent à l’action et à la mobilisation des Églises. La région, qui s’étend de l’Iran à l’ouest au Japon à l’est et du Népal au nord jusqu’en Nouvelle-Zélande au sud, regroupe un vaste ensemble de cultures et de religions.

Vast challenges in Asia call for unity

By far the largest region, both in terms of population and geographical size, the Asia region faces an array of pertinent issues for the churches to address and engage in. Stretching from Iran in the west to Japan in the east and from Nepal in the north to New Zealand in the south, the region encompasses a wide range of cultures and religions.