Lucio Malan was asked to explain his opposition to same-sex marriage and quoted the Old Testament. He is a member of the Protestant Waldesian Church but disagrees with its liberal approach to sexual morality.
Giorgia Meloni says she will try to restore the country’s pride. She opposes gender ideology, liberal abortion laws, and has a hard stance on immigration.
As the September general election approaches, the President of the Italian Evangelical Alliance warns that “some evangelicals are easily ‘pulled by the jacket’ in politics”.
The Italian Chinese Theological Seminary has been opened in Rome by a group of 55 churches. It will train pastors for Chinese-speaking communities in Italy and the rest of Europe.
Over 750,000 signatories had asked for a vote, but the highest court says the life of the weak and vulnerable would not be protected. Evangelicals praise the decision.
Christians and churches worldwide will join for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Christians on November 7 and 14.
Evangelicals in Portugal, Germany and Italy strive to be salt and light and build bridges with society through their socio-political work.
The Italian Evangelical Alliance expresses doubts about the “disproportionate restriction of fundamental freedoms”. Two pastors on the ground also express their doubts.
An interview with investigative journalist Julie Roys was one of the items of the Italian Evangelical Alliance annual event.
Italy negotiates a new government as the third wave of the pandemic hits the country. The Evangelical Alliance calls on Christians to avoid “conspiracy narratives”.
Ecumenism in creation care, the upcoming encyclical by Pope Francis, and the state of religious freedom in China, are the issues that concern the Italian Evangelical Alliance.
Representatives of four evangelical denominations discussed the Biblical view of sexuality, the pressures of ideological trends in society, and the need to have a wise public presence.
Political representatives joined a live online conversation with evangelicals. The definition of “discrimination” and the protection of freedom of speech were some of the issues addressed.
Refugee Sunday will be on 21 June. In a new document about the refugee crisis, European evangelicals call “to pray, consider your country’s response and speak up”.
The first Sunday of reopening was May 24, but several churches waited another week. “Returning was a mixture of feelings between joy and pain”, church members said.
The mission of the field hospital set up two months ago by Samaritan’s Purse has ended. Italian Christians underline the “human dedication” of the over 100 specialists that helped fight the Covid-19.
How and when churches expect to go back to face-to-face gatherings.
The Italian Evangelical Alliance issued an appeal to all evangelical churches, ministries, and believers to join together on March 22nd to pray in unity, asking God to be revealed in this very moment.
Covid-19 deaths rise to over 360 as Italy becomes the second most affected country in the world. Italian evangelical leaders advice churches to follow the recommendations of the authorities and pray for “a spiritual and social revival with lasting effects”.
A letter was delivered to the ambassador “in favour of religious freedom in Algeria and in support of the evangelical churches in that country”.
A book recently published says the institution loses 120,000 euros a day. “The situation has become worse with Francisco”, Vatican expert Leonardo De Chirico says.
Around 200 evangelicals participated in a peaceful demonstration to denounce the closure of the Punto Luce church in Milan and demand “freedom of worship for all”.
Five Star Movement party reaches an agreement with the Democratic Party. His return will not bring any change in religious freedom issues.
The Prime Minister resigned after Matteo Salvini’s vote of no confidence. “We have seen the worsening of the quality of public discourse”, the Italian Evangelical Alliance says.
Despite the decline of crimes, these organisations still are very influential in Southern Italy. Christians should “face Mafia with the Biblical responsibility that it deserves”, says Giuseppe Rizza of the Italian Evangelical Alliance.
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