February 2, 2015Lawyer, statesman, Protestant.
He witnessed almost one century of German history - and helped to shape it. Richard von Weizsäcker held several offices in German Protestantism over decades and provided stimulating input as a committed and inconvenient Protestant.
January 18, 2015Week of prayer for Christian unity prepared from Brazil.
Today marks the start of the international Week of Prayer for Christian Unity for 2015 with the theme "Give me a drink". The materials for the prayers and worship services have been prepared by Christian churches in Brazil. Water is in short supply in South America - even the metropolis São Paulo could soon dry up. Apart from misguided planning, experts blame the deforestation of the rain forest for the drought.
January 16, 2015First military chaplain to go to Ebola-stricken area .
It could be risky but he is not afraid: military chaplain Andreas-Christian Tübler (57) trusts in the rules of hygiene and in divine protection as he goes to the Ebola region in West Africa. The first German military chaplain to be posted to this area, he will spend five weeks mainly doing pastoral walk among aid workers from Germany and the region.
January 30, 2015"Social cohesion is at stake" - EKD peace spokesperson calls for an outward-looking society.
January 26, 2015Wuppertal becomes a "European City of the Reformation".
January 23, 2015Bedford-Strohm: Religions must be capable of self-criticism.
January 23, 2015Margot Käßmann: Freedom of opinion is a legacy of the Reformation .
January 22, 2015Margot Käßmann would like to see more interreligious encounters.
January 16, 2015
Statement marking 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz
January 23, 2015Council Chair sends birthday wishes to German president Joachim Gauck.
"Great blessing lies over your life"
January 23, 2015Friedrich Weber dies suddenly.
EKD mourns former bishop of Brunswick
January 20, 2015Intercessory prayer for oppressed and persecuted Christians in the world.
EKD publishes materials focusing on Turkey
January 15, 2015"Welcome one another:" Solidarity as genuinely Christian responsibility.
EKD Council Chair Heinrich Bedford-Strohm at New Year
December 31, 2014