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International Day of Prayer for Peace 2011: Let us strive for peace!

(02.09.2011) Zurich. September is a month of commemoration: on 11 September, the attacks on the USA will lie ten years behind us. On 21 September is the International Day of Prayer for Peace. On this occasion, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the leader of the New Apostolic Church, is once again calling on all congregations to join in prayers for peace around the world. This year the UN-sponsored Day of Prayer for Peace is being held under the motto: “Make your voice heard!” The Chief Apostle has asked all New Apostolic congregations around the world to participate in this event. more ...

Easter: He is risen indeed!

(23.04.2011) Jesus resurrected on the third day. Mary Magdalene ran to Peter and John in order to tell them what she had just experienced. The two men hurried to the tomb. John was the first to arrive and look into the cave. When Peter reached the crypt, he went inside and found the sweatband of the Lord. “For as yet they did not know the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead.” This insight only began to dawn on the Apostles little by little. more ...

Good Friday: Betrayal – interrogation – sentencing

(18.04.2011) On Friday of this week, all of Christendom will commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. The details surrounding this event are portrayed in all four Gospels of the Holy Scripture. There we read, among other things, that Jesus Christ was scourged by the Romans. Then soldiers placed a crown of thorns upon His head, clothed Him in a purple robe, and mocked Him. Pilate washed his hands in innocence, but the people around him demanded Jesus’ crucifixion: “Away with Him, away with Him! Crucify Him!” more ...

Training for the New Apostolic Catechism has begun

(26.01.2011) Lehrte/Zurich. A conference hotel in Lehrte (near Hannover) brought together representatives of all District Apostle districts of the New Apostolic Church from around the world in order to receive training on how to introduce the Church’s new Catechism, which is still in the production phase. District Apostle Wilfried Klingler, the host from Lower Saxony, extended a warm welcome to the participants. “Even though the new Catechism of our Church is not yet available in print, it is important for us to inform the members about its doctrinal contents as quickly as possible,” he noted. more ...