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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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CCA’s Regional Consultation addresses Migration, Human Trafficking, and the Asian Diaspora

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Posted on November 13th, 2018

An  Asia Regional Consultation on ‘Migration, Trafficking in Persons, and the Asian Diaspora’ being held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 to 14 November 2018 under the auspices of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) started with analyses and sharing on complexities of transnational labour migration, trafficking in persons and Asian diaspora. The increasing trend of […]

 

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Churches in Bangladesh commit to combat HIV and AIDS

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Posted on November 10th, 2018

Representatives of various churches in Bangladesh participated in a capacity building training organised by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) affirmed their commitment to combat HIV and AIDS through awareness building programmes at the congregational levels in the country. The participants were engaged with interactive Bible studies, group activities for building awareness among rural folks...

 

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CCA Organises Ecumenical Theological Education Training for Teachers of Bible Schools in Refugee Camps

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Posted on November 9th, 2018

As part of the Christian Conference of Asia’s (CCA) initiative of facilitating ecumenical formation at the grassroots, CCA organized the fourth ecumenical theological training for teachers of six Bible Schools located inside refugee camps on Thailand-Myanmar border. The training is being held from 6 to 10 November 2018 at the Hill Light Theological Seminary located inside of a refugee camp...

 

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