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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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CCA invites applications for the Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS-IX)

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Posted on March 18th, 2019

Participants of CATS VIII in Cochin, India in 2016 The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) invites applications to attend the Ninth Summit of the Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS), which will be held at Thulhiriya, Ambepussa, in Sri Lanka from 5 to 10 August, 2019. The theme of the CATS-IX is: ‘Reconciliation, Renewal and Restoration: […]

 

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CCA General Secretary denounces shooting at mosques in New Zealand

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Posted on March 15th, 2019

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has denounced a bloody shooting at worshippers in the Al Noor mosque and the Linwood masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand in which 49 people have been reported dead, and 20 injured. The shooting occurred today at 13.40 hrs (New Zealand Standard Time) during a Friday afternoon prayer. Responding to […]

 

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CCA General Secretary’s Statement on International Women’s Day -2019

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Posted on March 8th, 2019

CCA General Secretary’s Statement on International Women’s Day -2019 The world needs a transformative shift to ensure gender parity International Women’s Day is an occasion every year on March 8 to appreciate, recognize, celebrate, reflect, inspire and convey the message to people and communities across the world to be mindful of the urgent need for […]

 

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The Asia Sunday-2019 will focus on the theme ‘Stateless and Trafficked People: Our Co-Pilgrims’

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Posted on February 26th, 2019

The Asia Sunday-2019 theme will be focused on ‘Stateless and Trafficked People: Our Co-Pilgrims’. Asia Sunday is observed every year on the Sunday before Pentecost, and the Asia Sunday-2019 falls on 2 June. The member churches and councils of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), as well as churches and ecumenical partners around the world, […]

 

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Asian Church leader and human rights advocate Rev. C.M Kao passes away

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Posted on February 15th, 2019

Former General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) Rev. C.M Kao, a prominent Asian church leader and human rights advocate, passed away in the afternoon on 14 February, 2019. A native of Tainan, Rev. Kao was born in 1929 and graduated from the Tainan Theological College and Seminary. He served as a minister […]

 

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CCA General Secretary applauds Indonesian Churches’ contributions to the Ecumenical Movement

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Posted on January 31st, 2019

CCA General Secretary addresses PGl Central Committee  Meeting – 2019 Addressing the participants of the annual gathering of the Central Committee of the Communion of Churches in Indonesia (PGI), the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), Dr. Mathews George Chunakara said that Indonesian Churches had demonstrated their profound commitment to strengthen wider

 

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CCA condemns bombing of Mount Carmel Cathedral in the Philippines

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Posted on January 28th, 2019

The Christian Conference of Asia condemned the bomb blasts that took place inside and outside the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral in Barangay Walled City, Jolo, in the Sulu province of the Philippines which killed more than 20 people and wounded 83. The bomb blasts took place just days after a regional vote backed […]

 

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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: Whither 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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