March 19, 2017
Taiwan Church News
13 - 19 March, 2017
Germany's Political Culture, Transitional Justice And Energy Policy Observed In A Taiwan Reporter's New Book: Die Macht in der Mitte Europas
Reported by Simon Lin
In February, Mr Lin Yu-li, an independent Taiwanese journalist long stationed in Germany since 1998, launched his new book Die Macht in der Mitte Europas: Wie sich Deutschland...
March 15, 2017
- The Rev. Harald Rückert was elected bishop of the Germany Central Conference.
March 9, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] Over the years, Episcopalians and Anglicans have lived out the Gospel’s call in many ways, celebrated and unknown. They have taken that call to the streets and into the halls of government, some achieving worldwide notoriety while others might be unknown to large parts of the Church. Here are just a few examples.
To ‘awaken the civic conscience.’
March 3, 2017
- The B'nai B'rith World Center and the Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews During the Holocaust (JRJ) will confer their joint "Jewish Rescuer's Citation" upon Naftali Backenroth-Bronicki who risked his life saving Jews from deportation and extermination during the Holocaust in Drohovitz, Poland. The citations will be conferred at a ceremony on March 7 at Beit Hatfutsot – Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv, Israel at 18:30 (local...
March 2, 2017
- A Regional Empowerment Consultation held in Hannover, Germany, in February focused on ways in which the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) can strengthen its work through better engagement on a regional level. The consultation, which brought together WCRC... Read More
February 9, 2017
- B'nai B'rith World Center And The Committee To Recognize The Heroism Of Jews Who Rescued Fellow Jews During The Holocaust (JRJ) To Remember Brave French Jews
The B'nai B'rith World Center and the Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews During the Holocaust (JRJ) will confer their joint Jewish Rescuers Citation upon nine rescuers who risked their lives in France saving Jews from deportation and extermination during the...
January 31, 2017
[Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] The last nine days have been a disquieting and dizzying display of presidential action in Mr. Trump’s first days in office. It is difficult for us to find focus as he occupies the media space railing about the size of the inauguration crowd and making unsubstantiated claims regarding voter fraud. From a public policy perspective, there is much to worry about: news blackouts from federal departments, possible trade wars, and comments about illegal...
January 27, 2017
January 18, 2017
[Lambeth Palace press release] Ahead of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017, which starts Jan. 18, the archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a joint statement on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu said:
“This year, churches around the world will be marking the great significance of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation in Europe,...
January 6, 2017
Dear Friends in Christ,
I greet you in his name and love on this The Feast of the Epiphany. Today we remember the visit of the magi, their adoration of the Christ Child, and the offering of their gifts – gold, frankincense and myrrh. The Church has come to think of them as
“Sacred gifts of mystic meaning
incense doth their...