No hero worship, no denominational profiling, no purely German celebration. The Reformation anniversary in 2017 is to be an international celebration - focusing on the significance of the changes sparked by Martin Luther.
Pope Francis and EKD Council chair Bedford-Strohm warn against walls in Europe.
Pope Francis and EKD Council Chair Bedford-Strohm talk about the desperate situation of refugees and the 500th Reformation anniversary. Their first meeting took place in the Vatican guesthouse Santa Marta.
Church planting in Poland: We are the new-comers!.
In a country with 90 percent Catholics and a difficult common history, it is rare to see the founding of a congregation with another language and background. A group of German Protestants in Poland have dared to take this step. They have worshipped in German in Warsaw since 2011.
Events marking the 500th Reformation anniversary to start in autumn 2016Peace Project at the Crossroads.
EKD Council adopts statement on Europe in Brusselserlassjahr.de coalition starts a campaign against debt in the developing world.
EKD Council Chair Bedford-Strohm and Cardinal Marx call for more effort for global justiceEthic of compassion instead of abstract morality.
Heinrich Bedford-Strohm on the Pope's exhortation "Amoris Laetitia"Alliance for Tolerance is dismayed at the Brussels attacks and sends relatives of the victims its sincere condolences.