Posted on September 13th, 2018
(Reported by WCC News/12 September 2018) General secretaries and other high-ranking national church leaders from nine Asian countries gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 4-7 September to pave the way for a coherent and well-coordinated Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace (PJP) Asia Focus-2019. Convened jointly by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) and the […]
Posted on August 30th, 2018
It is with profound grief that we received the sad news of the demise of Bishop John Victor Samuel, a former General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA). He passed away in Multan, Pakistan in the early hours of 30 August 2018. He was 87 years old. The funeral will be held in Multan […]
Posted on August 28th, 2018
“The legacy and contribution of the Serampore College and the Senate of Serampore (University) over the past two centuries in nurturing theological education and ecumenical formation are unparalleled in Asia,” stated the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) Dr. Mathews George Chunakara. While extending CCA’s felicitation and greetings during the commemoration of...
Posted on August 21st, 2018
An Asia Regional Consultation organised by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) on ‘HIV / AIDS, Human Sexuality and Reproductive Health’ explored possibilities of creating space for churches in Asia to discuss and be in dialogue with each other on concerns related to HIV and AIDS, human sexuality and reproductive health that include aspects of […]
Posted on August 20th, 2018
The State of Kerala in India is currently experiencing a devastating situation due to heavy floods, unprecedented scale of torrential rains, overflowing of rivers and lakes, release of waters from dams and a series of massive landslides. Hundreds have been killed and several thousands have been displaced and rendered homeless. While the official death toll […]
Posted on August 16th, 2018
participants of the International Consultation An international ecumenical consultation on ‘Wider Ecumenism as Prophetic Witness’ affirmed that “Christians have to recognize God’s image in adherents of all religious traditions and Asian Christians must be sensitive to the tremendous contributions the other religions are still making to the shaping of Asian culture”. Jointly organised by...
Posted on August 8th, 2018
Asian Ecumenical Institute Participants’ Visit to Refugee Camp on Thailand-Myanmar Border An experience of living together with refugees inside a camp on the Thailand- Myanmar border helped the participants of the Asian Ecumenical Institute (AEI) to learn more about the ground reality of the refugees who experience the disgraceful humanitarian calamity of suffering and displacement....
Posted on August 6th, 2018
As a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok, in West Nusa Tenggara, on Sunday 5 August, the Christian Conference of Asia General Secretary Dr. Mathews George Chunakara offered prayers for the victims and their families. At least 91 people are now known to have died and hundreds of people have been wounded. The […]
Posted on August 2nd, 2018
YAPA-2017 students @ Workshop Session The third session of the Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia (YAPA), organized annually by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) to train prospective young peace activists, will take place from 14 to 20 October 2018. The week-long training intends to train and empower a cadre of young peace […]
Posted on July 30th, 2018
As the United Nations (U.N) calls to observe today, 30 July 2018 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) urges its member churches and councils to make every effort to combat human trafficking in their respective situations in Asia. In recognition of the U.N’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons, […]