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CCA’s Pastoral Solidarity Team observes Human Rights violations in West Papua

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Posted on December 12th, 2017

A three-member pastoral solidarity team of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), visited West Papua, heard stories of grave human rights violations and repression against the indigenous West Papuans in their own home land. The visit, organised by the CCA from 4 to 8 December 2017, was part of its pastoral accompaniment to churches and […]

 

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Sri Lankan Churches commemorate the 60th anniversary of CCA

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Posted on December 8th, 2017

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) and its member churches commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in a solemn function of thanksgiving service held in Colombo on 1 December 2017. Organised by the NCC Sri Lanka, the thanksgiving service was held at the Christian Reformed Church at the […]

 

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Church women demand zero tolerance to violence against women in Sri Lanka

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Posted on December 1st, 2017

Participants of EWAAV consultation in Sri Lanka on the 29th of November 2017. “The Church in Sri Lanka should ensure zero tolerance to violence against women at all levels, when the women in the war-torn Sri Lanka still face a rising rate of violence after decades of ethnic conflicts and civil war”, stated the participants […]

 

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Lao Church women commit to combat violence against women and gender inequality

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Posted on November 28th, 2017

Dr. Chuleepran with the church women from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic on the 28th of November 2017. Impact of immediate and long-term consequences of increasing violence against women and gender inequality was the thematic focus of a two-day training workshop held in Vientiane, capital of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) on 27-28 November […]

 

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Bishop Dr. Yap Kim Hao, CCA’s third General Secretary passes away

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Posted on November 17th, 2017

  Bishop Dr. Yap Kim Hao, former general secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) passes away in Singapore on 16 November. Bishop Kim Hao served CCA as general secretary from 1973 to 1985. He was elected the general secretary of CCA for a first four-year term at the Singapore assembly in 1973 and […]

 

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Echoes from Yangon

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Posted on October 30th, 2017

26 October 2017 – By Claus Grue*                                                                                                    […]

 

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Indonesian missiologist says dance is a metaphor of the Cross and mission

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Posted on October 16th, 2017

Rev. Dr. Septemmy Lakawa says dance symbolises the role of arts in healing trauma of those who witness acts of violence. Jakarta Theological Seminary professor and a missiologist from Indonesia Rev. Dr. Septemmy Lakawa told  the Asia Mission Conference in Yangon that dance symbolises the role of arts and of communities in healing trauma suffered […]

 

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WCC General Secretary applauds CCA’s contributions in strengthening ecumenism

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Posted on October 16th, 2017

“The 60th anniversary celebration is an occasion for both the CCA and the global ecumenical movement to celebrate our common ecumenical commitment in Asia. CCA is a vibrant and living forum continuing cooperation among the churches and national Christian bodies in Asia, within the framework of the wider ecumenical movement. You are participating in the […]

 

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CCA commemorates Diamond Jubilee in a grand ceremonial event in Myanmar

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Posted on October 16th, 2017

Yangon: The Diamond Jubilee of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) was celebrated in a grand ecumenical setting held in Yangon, Myanmar in the afternoon on Sunday 15 October. More than 6,000 people, including 600 delegates who have been attending the Asia Mission Conference since Thursday, attended the Thanksgiving Service and the Diamond Jubilee commemorative […]

 

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“We are to be more kingdom-centric than church-centric”, says Bishop Marigza

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Posted on October 14th, 2017

“Participating in the reign of God requires living in tension between the despair of now and the hope that is within us; at the future deliverance and the present suffering, noted Bishop Reuel Norman O. Marigza, head  of the United Church of Christ in the Phillipines while giving the fourth thematic presentation at a plenary […]

 

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