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CCA Christmas message 2003

Posted on November 12th, 2003

To our sisters and brothers, partners on the ecumenical journey: We greet you as Christmas approaches, inspite of living in an age of uncertainties created by war, terrorism, violence, conflicts, and economic globalization. As we welcome the child Jesus, our humble gentle saviour, may we too, welcome all who are trusting, humble and gentle. We […]

 

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Consultation on Migrant Workers’ Struggles

Posted on November 5th, 2003

Although migrant workers are hailed as economic saviors of their respective national economies, their governments are often ill equipped to respond to their needs especially when they are faced with danger and hardships abroad. Governments are also unprepared or unwilling to re-absorb returning overseas workers. In fact they are aggressively promoting the migration of labor. […]

 

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Photos from the Bangkok General Committee

Posted on November 4th, 2003

Ahn Jae Woong presenting the report Prawate Khid-arn presenting the report on finance Dr U Kyaw Than delivering the message at the opening worship of the CCA General Committee held from 22 to 26 October in Bangkok. Also seen in the picture are Dr Ahn Jae Woong and Suffragan Metropolitan Dr Joseph Mar Irenaeous, General […]

 

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Ecumenical leader calls for campaign to create a “non-bellicose world”

Posted on November 4th, 2003

Ahn Jae Woong, general secretary of the CCA has called for an “ecumenical campaign for a non-bellicose world.” Presenting a report to the General Committee, held in Bangkok from 22-26 October 2003, he said that the campaign was necessary in this age of war and terror, created by a culture of violence which is spreading […]

 

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CCA unhappy over sending additional forces to Iraq

Posted on October 31st, 2003

The CCA has expressed its concern and displeasure over the Korean governments decision to send additional troops to Iraq. In a resolution, the 26-member General Committee of the CCA, which met from 22-26 October in Bangkok, urged the Korean government to withdraw the decision which was taken at the behest of the US State Department, […]

 

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New CCA staff appointments

Posted on October 29th, 2003

Associate General Secretary for Finance Dr Prawate Khid-arn, a Thai national, has been appointed the Associate General Secretary for Fianace of the CCA with effect from November 1, 2003. Prawate, a member of the Church of Christ in Thailand, was a Joint Executive Secretary of the Programme Area on Justice, International Affairs, Development and Service […]

 

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EED delegation visits CCA Centre

Posted on October 21st, 2003

A German delegation from the Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (EED  Church Development Service) visited the CCA Centre on October 15. The eight-member delegation was received at the centre by Dr Ahn Jae Woong, the CCA general secretary and the executive staff. A dinner reception hosted in honour of the delegation was attended by church and civil society […]

 

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Human rights training

Posted on October 21st, 2003

The annual human rights training programme of the CCA is being planned to be held in Kuala Lumpur from November 10 to 16. Thirty persons, selected on the recommendations of the churches and national councils, will attend the training programme. Organised by the Justice, International Affairs, Development and Service of the CCA, the Kuala Lumpur […]

 

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Inter-religious workshop to be held in Cambodia

Posted on October 21st, 2003

An inter-religious workshop on Conflict transformation and the study of peace will be held from December 8 to 12 at Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The workshop is being organised jointly by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), Federation of Asian Bishops Conference (FABC) and the Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN). According to the CCA Executive […]

 

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General Committee Meeting

Posted on October 18th, 2003

The CCA General Committee will meet on October 22-26, 2003 at the Bangkok Christian Guest House in Bangkok, Thailand. Among the agenda lined up for the meeting are the reports of the CCA General Secretary and Acting Associate General Secretary for Finance; reports on the 12th General Assembly preparation; and the recommendations of the Personnel […]

 

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