“Truth does not fear dialogue”

“Truth does not fear dialogue”

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Ecumenical Symposium in New York    

In an encyclical from 2010 the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople pointed out as leitmotif for the dialogue of the Orthodox Church with plural societies: “Truth does not fear dialogue.” Taking up this motif, a symposium took place on 13 and 14 November 2019 at Saint Peter’s Church in New York, focusing on ecumenical dialogue.

“We Believe in the Holy Spirit”

“We Believe in the Holy Spirit”

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LWF Consultation in Addis Ababa

To grow together as a community of Lutheran churches requires an understanding of what constitutes this community in its diversity and unity. The LWF has therefore opted for a study process spanning several years, with the goal of better understanding Lutheran identity or identities in a global context.

“We Are Not Ashamed of the Gospel”

“We Are Not Ashamed of the Gospel”

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Reception of the European Communicators of the LWF at the Institute

Once again from 8 to 11 October 2019, a meeting of the communicators from the three European regions of the Lutheran World Federation took place and this time the choice of venue was Strasbourg.

Dialogue of the VELKD with Old Catholics in Germany in Frankfurt am Main on November 14, 2019

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The dialogue between the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (VELKD) and the Diocese of the Old Catholic Church in Germany (AKD) is already looking back on a decade-long tradition.

Seminar “Studying Ecumenism in Strasbourg”

Seminar “Studying Ecumenism in Strasbourg”

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With the seminar “Studying Ecumenism in Strasbourg” (2–12 October 2019), the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg has created a new format for its seminars. Unlike the International Ecumenical Summer Seminar, which takes place every year in July, only Lutheran pastors from the member churches of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) are invited to attend these seminars.