A new Union of Christian Politicians met and debated as part of the Ibero-American Congress for Life and Family in Cordoba (Argentina).
A summary of the first day of the Ibero-American Congress for Life and Family in Córdoba (Argentina).
It is the evangelical denomination with the largest presence in Spain. Its annual congress was themed “In His Presence, towards greater things”.
Evangelicals call to pray for the situation in the country after protesters stormed the headquarters of Congress, the Supreme Court and the Presidential Palace.
At the 52nd General Assembly of the Organisation of American States, Christian speakers called politicians to leave aside “ideological impositions” to address poverty and a quality education.
Transgender Member of Parliament Salma Luévano, who has won two lawsuits to be treated as a woman, proposes that the biblical position on sexuality be condemned by law.
Around 15,000 joined the march organised by evangelical groups. They asked to protect children from gender ideology initiatives in schools.
Although much of the focus was on preparations for the fourth Lausanne congress (Seoul 2024), participants were constantly challenged to think towards 2050 and beyond.
Over 40 professors from the five Protestant faculties offering officially recognised degrees discussed strategies for improving the quality of teaching.
Eleven years later, Spanish evangelicals will gather for a new Bioethics congress. Non-Christians are welcome in a programme that will address issues such as euthanasia, artificial intelligence, and creation care.
“We are committed to protect religious freedom. It is unacceptable to persecute people for their belief”, said the Councillor of Justice of the regional government.
The main event was a congress that gathered over 300 people under the theme “Roots and zeal”. “We want to discern what God expects from us for the next years”.
“Thousands of key global mission influencers from every nation on earth” will gather in South Korea fifty years after the first congress on world evangelization (Lausanne 1974).
Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala: “This is a day to celebrate that we have a country that learns, teaches and does everything possible to respect life from conception to natural death".
The Guatemalan government celebrates a solemn act in the National Palace for the declaration of the country as Pro-Life Capital, with national and Latin American leaders.
The Law for the Protection of Life and the Family passed with 101 votes in favour, 51 abstentions and 8 against. Evangelicals presented 100,000 signatures requesting the approval.
Guatemalan Foreign Affairs Minister Mario Adolfo Búcaro talks about the country's declaration as the Latin American pro-life capital, and its policies in defence of the unborn.
On 9 March, the Guatemalan government will celebrate the first National Day of Life. The inauguration of the monument will be attended by the country’s President and other Latin American officials.
The Guatemalan President announced that the declaration will take place on 9 March 2022, with a message of respect for life from conception.
The trial against the Christian parliamentarian charged with “ethnic agitation” against homosexuals will start in January.
The provincial congress approves the Bill, “to give public recognition and support to the evangelical churches that are doing essential work in our province and our country”.
A website paid by International Planned Parenthood published personal data and “connections” of pro-life and pro-family groups. Strong reactions in all social spheres criticise the “culture of hate” promoted by the “thought police”.
The pro-family and pro-life coalition formed by politicians from Latin America and Spain opens an office near the Capitol in Washington D.C. and aims to become a pro-life Core Group in the UN.
The university offers its facilities, staff and equipment to the Ministry of Health. Meanwhile, Costa Rican evangelical MPs call on the nation to pray for those suffering from coronavirus.
Milagros Aguayo was number two on the Lima list of the Renovación Popular party for the Congress. “The gospel is a tool to participate in the public life”, she says.
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