According to a report from the OPG, one year after its approval, the most common reason given for requesting assisted suicide is fear of existential suffering in the future.
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.
I propose that to better protect the calling of the church and her central doctrine of justification by faith alone, there should be separation of church and state. By Simon Jooste from Cape Town.
“The right to kill cannot become a supra-legislative rule, a constitutional right”, said organisers of the march for life.
A Christian was arrested for allegedly posting and sharing blasphemous images on social media. He may face death penalty.
There is “extreme persecution” in 10 countries in Africa and the Middle East, says Open Doors. Elsewhere, worrying trends are observed in key geopolitical actors such as India, Saudi Arabia and China.
“Humanity lies in refusing to give in to demographic, lobbyist or economic pressures that call for facilitating early death", says the National Council of Evangelicals in France.
The agreement on the appointment of bishops will be extended two years. “The price to be paid is immense because the Catholic Church renounces to its independence”.
Half of the population is against the law, including Roman Catholics and evangelical Christians.
Around 280 professionals, students, and church leaders attended the once-in-a-decade conference. Dr John Wyatt was the main speaker of a programme that included 15 other thematic seminaries.
Kazakh believers have formed their own association called Kurultay to foster and bring unity to all of the Kazakh evangelical churches and expand the Kingdom of God.
John Wyatt in an in-depth interview about Artificial Intelligence, abortion, euthanasia, and creation care: “There is an urgent need for us Christians to build a bridge between the world of the historic biblical faith and these very new and challenging issues”.
The health minister proposes a draft law that allows euthanasia for children under 12. Christians denounce that it “could lead to euthanasia for disabled people too”.
Professor John Wyatt gives a perspective on key bioethical issues of our time.
Professor John Wyatt gives a perspective as a Christian bioethics experts on issues that are provoking a huge socio-political debate in Europe. An interview ahead of his participation in the "Jornadas de Bioética" conference in Spain, December 2022.
From 17th to 21st October 2022, 600 Christian leaders from across Asia gathered in Bangkok (Thailand) under the theme of “Rethinking Church and Mission: God’s Agenda for Today”.
The 4th Spanish Bioethics Conference will give a Christian perspective on creation care, life and death, and AI. “Bioethics is not primarily a theoretical issue to be considered at a university classroom, but a practical reality in everyday life”.
Two Protestant groups underline the need for more palliative care, but differ in their evaluation of a recent National Ethics Committe report. A new law could be approved in 2023.
The Supreme Court of India has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to obtain information from 8 states.
Nearly a hundred people have been killed in recent days after the military confrontation between the two countries resumed.
Eastern countries have the highest rates in Europe. Pioneer plans to prevent suicide are started in countries like Spain, where the incidence has been growing among young women.
Since mid-June, floods of “apocalyptic proportions” have caused overflowing waters throughout the country, leaving over 1,200 people dead and affecting 33 million.
“Xi Jinping’s plan of compelling all Protestant Christians to join the government-controlled Three-Self Church or face arrest and ‘liquidation’ of their churches as 'illegal' religious groups is being ruthlessly implemented”.
Christians agree that “suicide should not be seen as a normal form of dying in society”. A new law is expected before the end of 2022.
Here, I found young, devoted, well-educated and vital Christian leaders, seeking to contextualize the gospel in their native culture.