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Archive for the 'Church Conferences' Category

-India: Christian Churches Fight Against Caste Discrimination

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Last week at a conference sponsored by the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches in India, 31 Indian churches condemned the continuing practice of caste discrimination in India particularly against those who are considered  “untouchables” (Dalits). The churches in a joint ‘affirmation of faith’ condemned casteism as a: […]

-Conference: Christian and Muslim Leaders Meeting in Geneva to Discuss Mutual Concerns

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

  On Tuesday, The World Council of Churches announced an upcoming conference in Geneva between key Christian and Muslim leaders to discuss mutual concerns about the future: High-ranking Muslim and Christian leaders as well as renowned scholars and interfaith practitioners, representing various Islamic and Christians organizations, will gather 1-4 November at the Ecumenical Centre in […]

-China: Government Blocks Christian Leaders from Attending International Conference

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

(Chinese Flag via Wikipedia) More than 230 Chinese Christian leaders were invited to the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization. Nearly all of them were blocked by Chinese authorities from leaving China. The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization started on Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa without the Chinese delegation. According to reports the […]

-Visa Problems for Church Conferences Held in USA

Friday, August 13th, 2010

(Image by Steven Conte via Flickr) Church conferences recently held in the USA are complaining to the State Department that many of their delegates from poorer countries and regions around the world are having difficulty in obtaining visas. The Baptist World Alliance held its global conference in Hawaii earlier this month, and nearly 1,000 attendees […]