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April 2016

ICUU announces the 152st in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the Unitarisch-Universalistisches Forum Austria.   ENGLISH:  We […]

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March 2016

ICUU announces the 151st in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free […]

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February 2016

ICUU announces the 150th in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the Australia and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist […]

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February Update on Situation of Burundi Unitarians

The situation in Burundi remains of concern with widespreadviolence mostly in Bujumbura but also in rural areas.  As a consequence, many deaths are registered and dead body are still found on the streets and other people are killed through fighting between armed groups and the police and the Army. A report from Amnesty International stated […]

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Grants to Attend Conference & Council Meeting 2016

ICUU sets aside funds to provide grants to enable representatives of full member groups, provisional member groups and emerging groups to attend and participate in ICUU meetings and conferences. In the interests of open access and transparency, grants to attend the ICUU Council Meeting and Conference to be held July 2016 in the Netherlands will […]

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Celebrating Declaration of Religious Freedom and Tolerance

On January 13, 2016 the Hungarian Unitarian Church honours the 448th anniversary of the Declaration of Religious Freedom and Tolerance, an edict which might be considered as the first legal guarantee of religious freedom in the Christian Europe. 448 years ago, in 1568, on January the 13th, the Diet of Torda (Transylvania) proclaimed: „His majesty, […]

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