Churches need a "holistic and inclusive vision of just peace" in the face of national and international conflicts, the moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Dr Agnes Abuom, said at an international peace consultation in Berlin.
"Healing of memories - witnessing to Jesus Christ".
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, chair of the German Bishops' Conference, and Bishop Dr. Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, chair of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), presented a joint statement on the year 2017 "Healing of memories - witnessing to Jesus Christ". The document seeks to articulate a joint understanding of church developments, starting from the Reformation.
2016 government White Paper: Evangelical Church in Germany urges priority for civil solutions.
The Evangelical Church in Germany has officially responded to the 2016 White Paper of the German federal government through its military bishop Dr. Sigurd Rink and spokesperson on peace issues, Pastor Renke Brahms. The two of them told journalists in Berlin about their joint text "Too much Security, too little Peace".
Joint Message concludes ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land"With his faith-based witness he inspired many people".
Chair of EKD Council praises deceased pastor Jörg ZinkNew EKD study: Germans want to continue helping refugees. Deputy Chair of EKD Council pays tribute to Walter Scheel.
"We owe him significant steps towards peace between East and West"Spirit of Reconciliation Remains.
EKD partners with the Church of England deplore the outcome of the British referendum on EU membership