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Theological education in Africa promotes social transformation

A Theological Education by Extension programme in Africa aims to reach many people who can collectively drive social transformation. This was affirmed during the All Africa Theological Education by Extension Association 5th Quadrennial Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, 24-28 October.

WCC reflects on women’s transformative leadership at international conference on innovation in Africa

Prof. Ezra Chitando, World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiatives and Advocacy regional coordinator for Southern Africa, presented on behalf of WCC deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, a paper on Womens Transformative Leadership and Africas Holistic Development: The Role of the Churches” during an international conference on leadership transformation and innovation in Africa.

Religious leaders in Zimbabwe participate in male engagement workshop

Religious leaders are the ultimate game changers in mobilizing men and boys to provide effective responses to HIV, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender-based violence, and to promote comprehensive sexuality education. This was an important message from a training of trainers workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 29 September. As they are rooted in community, respected, and influential, religious leaders are well-placed to promote men’s uptake of services, said local experts.

Let flowers bloom a new

Gathered at a time when wars and conflicts have emerged one after the other, socioeconomic situations in various countries have deteriorated, and greed for power and wealth has manifested, putting people's and the planet's welfare in danger. Hate, discrimination, injustice, exclusion, and various forms of dehumanization have plagued society and put lives at risk. Faced with difficult situations, the assembly appears as a new garden plot where seeds and plants of all kinds are cultivated, seeds of hope, dreams, and visions for a better world.

Répondre aux besoins humanitaires en Ukraine

Lorsque la Russie a lancé son invasion à grande échelle de l’Ukraine le 24 février 2022, cela faisait déjà huit ans que les Églises répondaient aux besoins humanitaires du pays, depuis l’annexion de la Crimée en 2014. L’action des Églises pour répondre aux besoins des personnes déplacées par la guerre ne date pas d’hier, mais leur ampleur est sans commune mesure face aux 14 millions de personnes déplacées au cours des six derniers mois, depuis le début de l’invasion.