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International ecumenical consultation discusses on how stateless and trafficked people pose serious threats to humanity and the tenets of international law

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019

Participants of the International Consultation An international consultation on ‘Statelessness and Human Trafficking in Asia: Prevention, Reduction, and Protection’ being held from 20 to 23 May, 2019 at the CCA headquarters and jointly organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) began with discussions on the grave consequences […]

 

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Servanthood in accompaniment of people and churches in Cambodia should be an ecumenical priority

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Posted on May 16th, 2019

Participants of an ecumenical theological training for the pastors and church leaders from rural areas in Cambodia affirmed the servanthood while participating in God’s mission of accompaniment with the wounded and vulnerable people in Cambodia. The training organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in collaboration with the Kampuchea Christian Council (KCC) on the […]

 

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Earthquake in the Philippines: CCA General Secretary offers prayers and sympathy

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Posted on April 23rd, 2019

Rescue workers search for survivors in a collapsed Chuzon Super Market in Porac, Pampanga In a letter of solidarity and sympathy addressed to the member churches of CCA in the Philippines and other member churches of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), the CCA General Secretary conveyed sympathy and condolences over the […]

 

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Christian Conference of Asia denounces the devastating bomb blasts in Sri Lankan churches on Easter Sunday

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Posted on April 22nd, 2019

St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka “The devastating bomb blasts that ripped through Sri Lanka including three churches holding Easter services on Sunday, 21 April 2019 killing 215 people and wounding more than 450 are heinous acts of terrorism, and are incompatible with the values of any religious teachings […]

 

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CCA opens position for a Copy Editor

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Posted on April 11th, 2019

Various publications of CCA in 2016, 2017 and 2018 The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) is looking for an experienced Copy Editor. The ideal candidate should have proven track records in copy editing in English, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. The selected candidate is expected to edit all publications […]

 

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CCA invites applications for Youth Internship Programme

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Posted on April 9th, 2019

Current batch of CCA Youth Interns: Navya Dinah Saji (India), Nant Myat Noe Aein Salome (Myanmar), Gianina Fay C. Vecino (Philippines), Rosiana Purnomo (Indonesia) The Internship Programme of CCA is a year-long ecumenical leadership development training programme to identify, recognise and mould prospective ecumenical leaders in Asia. It aims to provide opportunities for young Asian Christians...

 

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Churches need to create space for wider participation and timely intervention amidst social complexities, says CCA General Secretary

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Posted on April 2nd, 2019

Opening Session of the Church and Society Conference of PGI, Manado, Indonesia In a message conveyed to the Indonesian Church Leaders’ quinquennial conference on ‘Church and Society’, CCA General Secretary Dr. Mathews George Chunakara stated, “When we live amidst a wide array of complex social situations that are adversely affecting our daily lives, churches need […]

 

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CCA invites applications and nominations for the Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) 2019

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Posted on April 1st, 2019

Participants of AEI-2018 The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) invites applications for the annual session of the Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) – 2019, which will be held from 1 to 30 July,2019 at the CCA Headquarters in Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of AEI 2019 is ‘Ecumenical Pilgrimage of Struggle for Peace with […]

 

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UNICEF HIV Advocacy Specialist urges churches to consider HIV a public health response

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Posted on March 27th, 2019

Ms. Shirly Mark Prabhu “Churches should address HIV as part of their public health response instead of considering it as a separate issue. Churches have the capacity to respond to the need of the adolescents and children living with HIV, particularly in providing psychosocial support”, said Shirley Mark Prabhu, Adolescent Health and HIV Specialist in […]

 

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Association of Christian Institutes for Social Concerns in Asia (ACISCA) works out strategic programme priorities together with CCA

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Posted on March 21st, 2019

ACISCA Executive Committee Members with CCA General Secretary (from left to right – Mr. Sandesh Sudhakar, Ms. Nancy Caluya, Dr. Mathews George Chunakara, Fr. Dr. Mathew Chandrankunnel, Mr. Surakit Kamonrat and Rev. Grace Moon) The Association of the Christian Institutes for Social Concerns in Asia (ACISCA) Executive Committee decided to streamline its activities and priorities […]

 

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