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Churches must intensify action on the climate emergency

A message from the conference “Churches contribution to a sustainable society”, Oslo, May 25-28 2019. The conference, organised jointly by the Church of Norway and European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), gathered representatives from Churches and ecumenical organisations from eleven countries across Europe. The challenges we face are overwhelming. Climate change, accelerating decline of biodiversity, pollution of water sources and....

Communities of Hope

26 February 2019
Professionals warn of a long-lasting ecological crisis. Pollution and climate change are facts, and the solution is being shown by small communities, including congregations, through...

Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen – SchöpfungsZeit 2019

22 February 2019
Weltweit wird im September die SchöpfungsZeit gefeiert. oeku Kirche und Umwelt empfiehlt den Schweizer Kirchgemeinden, mit dem Slogan «Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen» den Geschmackssinn zu thematisieren...

Kirchen rufen zur Aktion „Klimafasten“ auf

19 February 2019
Konkrete Einübung einer Ethik des „Genug“ steht im Mittelpunkt

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative expands

13 February 2019
A global faith-based movement, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative, has been strengthening its communication and creating country programs in an ongoing effort to inspire people, appeal...

Workshop in Bangladesh links climate, economic justice

10 February 2019
From 29 January to 1 February, 30 representatives from various faith traditions gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh for a workshop on “Interfaith Reflections on Just Transitions:...

WCC journal focuses on theology perspectives to face ecological crisis

7 February 2019
Theology can provide solutions for the sustainability issues that challenge the common home of humanity, according to the contributors to the latest issue of The...

Sustainable resourcing for sustainable development

6 February 2019
Bishop Ingeborg Midttømme, from the Church of Norway, serves at the diocese of Møre, in the northwestern part of the Scandinavian country. She is also...

LWF highlights value of interfaith collaboration with the United Nations

5 February 2019
World Interfaith Harmony Week: an opportunity to promote common human values (LWI) - A broad-based interfaith group mandated to work on human rights, sustainable development,...

Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organisations in International Affairs

30 January 2019
The Fifth Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organisations in International Affairs was held on 29 January at the United Nations Secretariat...