The General Assembly of Ecumenical News International (ENI) met at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva on 1 February to explore the future of ENI, which suspended operations on October 1, 2012.
Ecumenical News International announced on 1 October that its ENInews service is suspending operations, effective immediately, as it seeks emergency funding in order to operate for the remainder of 2012.
The Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI), meeting in San Salvador from 20 to 22 September, expressed its support of the peace process that has resulted in a truce between armed gangs in El Salvador.
Japan's classic Noh theater is meeting the Protestant Reformation as a Japanese Lutheran scholar is developing a play featuring the 16th-century German reformer Martin Luther.
In September 2011, Hilal Primary School at the Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya was a few tents without walls, scattered across open fields. Children crowded under roofs that sheltered them from the scorching sun as they took their lessons.
Life for Christians in the Middle East has "never been worse" and their future is acutely endangered, according to the leader of an evangelical church fellowship.
A regional meeting of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Bolivia's eastern city of Santa Cruz assessed how churches emerging from contexts of strong social, economic and political crises can be a prophetic voice of hope amidst massive impoverishment, violence and inequality.
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