Bishop Younan Addresses Catholics and Lutherans in Tokyo

Tokyo, 24 July 2017 – During a visit to Tokyo to accept the Niwano Peace Prize for his interreligious dialogue, Bishop Dr. Munib Younan was invited to deliver an ecumenical address to Japan’s Catholic and Lutheran communities as they prepare to commemorate the 500th year of Reformation and celebrate a Joint-Common Prayer this November, as … [Read more…]

Celebrating 30 Years of Ministry

Bethlehem – The Church, community, family, and friends came together today, June 9, 2017, to celebrate 30 years of faithful service to The Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church by The Rev. Mitri Raheb. – The Church, community, family, and friends came together today, June 9, 2017, to celebrate 30 years of faithful service to The Evangelical … [Read more…]

LWF Christmas Message 2016

(LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) celebrates Christmas in 2016 by thanking God for the reassurance that what unites Christians is more powerful than what divides them. In this year’s Christmas message, LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan reflects on the Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund in October, which also … [Read more…]

Post-Common Prayer Commemoration: Bishop Younan Reflects on its Significance

Jerusalem, 10 November 2016 –  In a historical world event the Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, the President of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop Munib Younan and LWF General Secretary The Rev. Martin Junge met in Lund, co-hosted by Sweden to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. With 31 October 2016 marking … [Read more…]