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CCA Officers meet with Cambodia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs

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Posted on January 21st, 2019

From the left : Chea Nareth ,  His Excellency Mr. Phlok Phan,  Archbishop Willem T.P Simarmata, His Excellency Mr. Him Chhem,  Dr. Mathews George Chunakara and Augustine Karmakara. Phnom Penh: A three-member delegation composed of three Officers of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) met with the officials of the Ministry of Religion of the […]

 

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Conciliar Unity: Wither Vision and Direction?

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Posted on December 13th, 2018

By Gianina Fay Cortez Vecino & Navya Dinah Saji (Left to right) Mr. Jim Winkler, Dr. Ani Ghazaryan Drissi, Dr. Mathews George Chunakara and Rev. Dr. Daniel Buda The CCA News last week interviewed four ecumenists from regional and international conciliar fellowships from Asia, North America and the World Council of Churches (WCC) – Dr. […]

 

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‘Reiterating Our Commitment to Human Rights’: CCA General Secretary’s Statement on 70th Anniversary of UDHR

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Posted on December 10th, 2018

Statement of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) General Secretary on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ‘Reiterating Our Commitment to Human Rights’ Today, 10 December 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the General […]

 

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Training to empower church women in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Posted on December 5th, 2018

The annual leadership development training for church women in the Lao Evangelical Church (LEC) organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) from 29 November to 1 December 2018 brought together 65 selected participants from rural congregations in 17 provinces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). The training, held at the headquarters of the […]

 

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Politicisation of Religion and Religionisation of Politics become pervasive social phenomena in Asia, says CCA General Secretary

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Posted on November 30th, 2018

CCA General Secretary Dr. Mathews George Chunakara delivers Thomas Mar Athanasius Memorial Lecture “As the increasing trend of religion assumes major roles in civil and political affairs,  politicisation of religion and religionisation of politics have become a pervasive social phenomenon in Asia today”, said the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), Dr. […]

 

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‘Reconciliation, Renewal and Restoration: Divine Indicative and Human Imperative’ will be the theme of 2019 Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS)

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Posted on November 30th, 2018

The Advisory Committee of CATS which met at the headquarters of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) from 26 to 29 November 2018 decided to propose ‘Reconciliation, Renewal and Restoration: Divine Indicative and Human Imperative’ as the theme of the ninth Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS-IX). The CATS-IX will be held in Kandy, Sri Lanka […]

 

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CCA mourns the passing of Myanmar Church Leader Rev. Dr. Yam Kho Pau

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Posted on November 26th, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Yam Kho Pau, a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the immediate past General Secretary of the Myanmar Baptist Convention (MBC) passed away on Sunday 25 November 2018 in Yangon. Dr. Pau served the MBC as its General Secretary for six consecutive years, from 2011 […]

 

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National Consultation seeks ways to reach out interfaith response to HIV and AIDS

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Posted on November 23rd, 2018

Mr. Agus Salim Chamidi presenting the Islamic Perspective in responding to HIV and AIDS An interfaith national consultation organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) affirmed that every religion in the world has moral authority and influence to use specific beliefs, morals, and theology to reach out its adherents to work together in developing […]

 

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CCA Consultation calls for empowering Asian women to combat gender based violence

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Posted on November 21st, 2018

 Participants at the Morning Worship and Theological Reflection Session led by Dr. Susan Thomas. A three-day Consultation organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) focused on the theme ‘Transforming the World and Building Peace’ called to empower women in church and society to combat gender-based violence.  “Women as victims of violence and as survivors […]

 

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CCA Consultation emphasizes ministry to serve the traumatized migrant workers and trafficked persons

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Posted on November 16th, 2018

An Asia regional consultation organized by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) on Labour Migration, Human Trafficking and Asian Diaspora emphasized the need for a renewal and resourcing of healing ministries to serve the needs of traumatized migrant workers and trafficked persons must be considered as a priority. The Consultation was held in Bangkok, Thailand […]

 

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