The story of the establishment of the LWF
at Lund in 1947 cannot be fully told here.
In response to the worsening crisis, LWR and LWF
are working to provide water to vulnerable families living in and around the Dadaab camps as well as distributing non-food items, like baby care items to new mothers.
document "Churches Say 'No' to Violence against Women" is available from Ms Priscilla Singh, Women in Church and Society Desk, LWF
Department for Mission and Development, 50, Route de Ferney, P.
This was illustrated well in the work of the LWF
task force, which back in the 1980s investigated the relationship between justification and justice.
The recommendation was made during the adoption of proposals from the committee at the June meeting in Arusha, Tanzania of the LWF
council, the 68-million-strong Lutheran grouping's main governing body.
72) Again the Christian World Communions were discussed as they are natural partners of the WCC, but it was also quickly realised that collaboration would have to differ depending on the nature of the various world families (be it Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, or LWF
and WARC, whose structures are close to those of the WCC).
According to a news published in Ecumenical News International, the Australian human rights lawyer who had worked with the Geneva-based LWF
for many years towards eliminating discrimination against Dalits said, Caste discrimination is one of the most important issues being left out of UN conference in Geneva, Paul Divakar, the convenor of the Delhi-based National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights told Ecumenical News International, We are totally excluded.
87 million, the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, the largest LWF
member church in Africa, now becomes the second largest worldwide.
also works on community development and education.
Rusch, Reception: An Ecumenical Opportunity, LWF
Report 22 (Geneva: Lutheran World Federation; Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988), pp.
33) In addition the LWF
, Department for World Service--Cambodia Program carried out a Capacity Building Needs Assessment of KCC in November 2007.
Women are ordained in 103 of the 140 LWF