GENEVA, 14 March 2013 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has greeted the newly elected leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, on his first day in office, expressing the Lutheran Communion’s joy for Catholics and urging continued dialogue with Lutherans. The Roman Catholic College of Cardinals elected Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on … [Read more…]
LWF Urges Scaling Up of Aid Efforts for Basic Dignity ZA’ATRI, Jordan/GENEVA, 28 September 2012 (LWI) – Winter is coming. And even though the late September sky offers no shade from the scorching sun and the drifting dust is a merciless reminder of the Jordanian desert, the months to come mean drastic changes. The 32 … [Read more…]
On September 28, Augusta Victoria Hospital Received Lutheran World Federation General Secretary Rev. Martin Yunge following his travel with LWF President Bishop Munib Younan to the Syrian Refugee Camp the day prior. Following brief presentations by Bishop Younan and Rev. Yunge was a warm reception, food, live music, and conversation. For more photos, click here.
(l/r) LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge and President Bishop Munib A. Younan present Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with a Liberian cross fashioned from spent bullet casings as a symbol of the concern for peace and justice shared by the two church communions. © LWF/K. Rieth LWF Leaders Visit Ecumenical Patriarch in Constantinople CONSTANTINOPLE, Istanbul/GENEVA, 31 … [Read more…]
LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, assisted by General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge, presents Pope Benedict XVI with a gift from Bethlehem depicting the Last Supper. Second from left is Vatican employee of the hall Francesco Cavaliere. (© Servizio Fotografico “L’Osservatore Romano”) VATICAN City, Vatican/GENEVA, 16 December 2010 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation … [Read more…]
GENEVA, 26 November 2010 (LWI) – The worldwide family of Lutherans must work together to serve and heal the broken world, Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan, president of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) said in a 25 November address in Geneva. “We are called to work to eradicate poverty, to be prophetic against injustice, to … [Read more…]
The ELCJHL congratulates Chilean pastor Rev. Martin Junge on his election as the general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation on Oct. 26, 2009. Please click here for the full story.