Archive for tag: Brazil

Archive pour tag : Brazil

Historic meeting of Pentecostal leaders in Brazil marks a new liberation from colonialism

The Brazil consultation of the Pentecostal Forum of Latin America and the Caribbean (FPLC) was held May 27-29, 2015 in Ipiranga (São Paolo), BrazilIn May of this year, at Ipiranga (São Paolo), where Brazilian independence was proclaimed in 1822, a group of Pentecostal leaders from across the country gathered to consider vital concerns facing the church. They discussed difficult issues in depth. This included matters such as ‘power and hierarchy’, ‘race, ethnicity and gender’, ‘theology’, and ‘Christian unity’.
After three days of fellowship they signed a joint message affirming the need for Pentecostal churches to face institutional, theological and social challenges together.

Called the Ipiranga Statement, the message came from the Brazil consultation of the Pentecostal Forum of Latin America and the Caribbean (FPLC), which the Global Christian Forum (GCF) has accompanied.
… Read more » … À suivre »

Posted: October 5, 2015 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=8793
Categories: NewsIn this article: Brazil, Christian unity, Global Christian Forum, Pentecostal
Transmis : 5 octobre 2015 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=8793
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Brazil, Christian unity, Global Christian Forum, Pentecostal