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Newsflash from Stuttgart: Wilhelm Leber will become the new chief apostle!

(13.05.2005) Stuttgart. Dr. Wilhelm Leber, hitherto district apostle in Northern Germany, will succeed Chief Apostle Richard Fehr, and so become the new chief apostle of the New Apostolic Church. more ...

Vatican responds to letter of condolence

(09.05.2005) Zurich. There was mail from the Vatican for the chief apostle: Secretary of State Monsignor Caccia expressed thanks for the chief apostle's letter of condolence in response to the death of Pope John Paul II. more ...

Position of the New Apostolic Church on the concept of sin

(29.04.2005) Zurich. Already in April 2004 the District Apostle Meeting in Zurich ratified a new position on the concept of sin. The new element of this concept was the distinction drawn between sin and guilt. more ...

Chief apostle congratulates Pope Benedict XVI.

(20.04.2005) Zurich. Chief Apostle Richard Fehr wished the new leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, God's help for his high task. In his letter of congratulations the leader of the New Apostolic Church goes into some of the urgent needs of our present days. more ...

The 144,000: Position of the New Apostolic Church

(15.04.2005) Zurich. The number and symbolism of the hundred forty-four thousand have always played a significant role in the history and teaching of the New Apostolic Church. Now the Church has published a comprehensive position on this subject, which reflects the current state of the its doctrinal understanding. more ...

Argentina receives a new district apostle helper

(14.04.2005) Buenos Aires. Norberto Rubén Batista (54) is the name of the new district apostle helper who will now work at the side of District Apostle Mario Fiore (68). The divine service, which took place in the Buenos Aires Central church, was enjoyed by more than 90,000 souls, either in the church or via satellite transmission. more ...

Letter of condolence on the death of Pope John Paul II.

(05.04.2005) Zurich. "His charisma not only won him the hearts of the youth, but also the affection of millions of believers from all nations around the earth." It was with these words that Chief Apostle Richard Fehr honoured Pope John Paul II., who passed away last Saturday. more ...

For confirmation 2005: Welcome to the youth!

(19.03.2005) Zurich. "But he who endures to the end shall be saved." This Bible passage from Matthew 24:13 is the chief apostle's message to this year's confirmands in the New Apostolic Church. more ...

New responsibility for work in the New Apostolic Church in Scandinavia

(18.03.2005) Hamburg. In a divine service on 13 February 2005 in Tondern (Denmark), District Apostle Wilhelm Leber announced that from now on, Apostle Dieter Böttcher would be responsible for the New Apostolic congregations in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. more ...

Belief in the Afterlife for New Apostolic Christians

(24.02.2005) Zurich. The conception of the realms of the departed has traditionally had great significance in the New Apostolic Church. For more than 50 years, New Apostolic Christians have celebrated divine services for the departed three times annually. Thus it is rather astounding that there is so little available literature on the subject. more ...
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