The problem of modern slavery was made visible in Bournemouth, Stuttgart, Valencia, Bern, Innsbruck, Sofia, Copenhagen, and dozens of other cities.
In recent Marches For Life, Christian organisations have suffered attacks and threats. The Evangelical Alliance says the “democratic heritage of Switzerland” must be protected.
Some 500 people joined to “remind the public that the persecution of Christians is an often forgotten tragedy and to urge politicians to act”.
Three evangelical leaders in Switzerland speak about the tensions in churches caused by opposing views. A respectful dialogue seems to be the only way to maintain unity.
Around 80 people attended the Prayer Day Encounter held in Bern’s Bundeshaus. The event included speeches and a joint lunch.
Evangelicals help lead the “Alliance against exportation of weapons to countries in Civil War”. The popular initiative brings together people from all areas of society.
Charles David Kelley, painter and president of Bridge Builders International, examines the convergence of art, culture, and faith from a Biblical perspective.
“The pain after abortion” was this year’s theme. Police officers protected the celebration from radical counterprotesters.
“Spain has a huge task ahead of generating a big social consensus” about recent history, evangelicals say.
Joanna Schmid is 15 years old but has already published her first book: “Leah’s Mission: Betrayal in Rio”. The novel touches on a very relevant issue: the future of religious freedom.
Spanish judoka María Bernabéu won the gold medal in the -70 kilos category of the XVIII Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.
Four politicians of the Swiss Parliament joined the event in the centre of Bern.
The inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, is pessimistic about the future of the Internet. The lack of freedom and the concentration of power in “a handful of platforms” are not good signs.
About 1,400 children and teenagers (with parents and youth leaders) asked the Swiss government to readmit nine Christian youth organisations that have been expelled from the national “Youth + Sport” programme.
The canton of Zurich calls its cities to prohibit the Salafist campaign “Read!” because it makes an apology of radical Islamism.
About 400 Christians publicly showed their solidarity with the Persecuted Church in three Swiss cities on Human Rights Day.
Refugees, politicians, and members of churches listened to each other in Bern. Local projects were awarded for their pioneer work with migrants.
A Swiss Evangelical leader whose house was attacked by pro-abortion radicals invites the aggressors to sit down around a table.
The funding of mosques will be controlled, and he imans will receive training. 20 mosques have been shut down this year.
Pastors Russell Moore and Max Lucado raise their voice against Trump’s candidacy. For some Christian voters “it doesn’t matter if our candidate hates, bullies, and exploits other people”, dennounces Gina Dalfonzo.
Fuller Theological Seminary professor Juan Francisco Martínez: “Many Christians question the faith and way of life of Donald Trump but will still vote for him for other reasons.”
The French government has confirmed that attacks against Christian places of worship have increased by 20% and anti-Semantic and Islamophobic figures continue to remain high since 2015.