The effects of the restrictions are analysed by churches in Germany, Slovakia, UK and Portugal.
According to research, 44% of Portuguese evangelical churches were started after the year 2001. Many pastors are from Brazil but 7 in 10 new believers are nationals.
Only two weeks before the general elections, the Spanish government uses the European Union Presidency to promote gender self-identification across the continent.
Spanish Christian geographer Miguel Wickham analyses the severe drought that is hitting Southern Europe.
The final law is passed despite the veto of the republic’s president. Half of the population is against, including Christian doctors.
An inteview with Manuel Rainho, the General Secretary of Portuguese IFES Group.
Pedro Augusto Vidal, director of a Portuguese automation services company, shares his story and the principles that have driven his business.
An independent commission documented cases since the 1950s. Eight in ten abusers were priests and most of the victims were boys aged 10-14.
The Portuguese Evangelical Alliance laments that there was neither a broad “philosophical, social and religious” conversation nor enough guarantees of “palliative and social care”. The parliament passed a third version of the text in December.
Half of the population is against the law, including Roman Catholics and evangelical Christians.
Iceland and other Nordic countries are among the most dependent. Portugal, UK and Spain double the consumption in two decades.
The goal of the project is to offer quality, biblical content to Portuguese youth as young as 12 years old, with humor and the use of cartoons.
‘Industrials for Christ' brings together professionals and amateurs from the construction sector to reform Christian facilities and to help unbelievers know Christ better.
A report compares suicide rates in countries where euthanasia is legal, with those where it is not. “Legalizing euthanasia will not help prevent suicide”, it says.
Over 340 million Europeans in 19 countries use the currency today. The creation of a digital euro is among the challenges ahead, which could have “far-reaching implications for societies in the future”, says a Christian analyst.
Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland plan to legalise its recreational use soon. Italy will hold a public referendum, while Spanish and Portuguese political parties are deciding their positions.
The veto of the country’s President blocked a law that had already been approved by the Parliament. A Christian bioethics expert describes the situation.
On 14th November the centenary was celebrated in the Igreja do Mirante, the oldest evangelical church in Porto.
Evangelicals in Portugal, Germany and Italy strive to be salt and light and build bridges with society through their socio-political work.
“Our audience grew in the months of the pandemic”, says the team behind the evangelical programme aired every Sunday on the Spanish public television. The Portuguese project seeks to better reach children.
Volunteers of the Evangelical Centre of the Portuguese city support the doctors and nurses as over 36,000 will be vaccinated against Covid-19 in the next weeks.
There have been over 700,000 deaths in Europe since the beginning of the pandemic. Strong measures against coronavirus remain in most of the countries.
Curfews, limited capacity for Christmas meetings or travel restrictions, are some of the measures adopted by the European governments for Christmas.
Portugal declares a new Situation of Calamity. “Those who need to go to work are very concerned, and the seniors are now more isolated and alone”, says evangelical leader Josué da Ponte.
“A friend didn’t know this was a church, she was amazed that a church includes dance or surf or other activities”.