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WCC acknowledges Mennonite churches’ work for peace

Isabel Apawo Phiri at the Mennonite World Conference Assembly
Contributions by Mennonites to the ecumenical movement were acknowledged with appreciation by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) during her address at the 16th Assembly of Mennonite World Conference.

24 July 2015

Contributions by Mennonites to the ecumenical movement were acknowledged with appreciation by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) during her address at the 16th Assembly of Mennonite World Conference.

“The ecumenical family learns from your commitment to a theology of peace,” said Phiri, while addressing the assembly on 23 July, in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Peace walk in Malabar to remember Gandhi

As part of the Mahatma Gandhi birthday celebrations, a “Gandhi Peace and Unity Walk” will be held to commemorate Gandhi’s ideals of peace, non-violence, reconciliation and unity in Malabar, Port Elizabeth, on Sunday.

As part of the Mahatma Gandhi birthday celebrations, a “Gandhi Peace and Unity Walk” will be held to commemorate Gandhi’s ideals of peace, non-violence, reconciliation and unity in Malabar, Port Elizabeth, on Sunday.

The event is being put together by the Eastern Cape Co-ordinating Committee of the 1860 Legacy Foundation and is part of a series of events planned this year as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations of Indians in South Africa.

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