The protests helped reverse a 'foreign agent' law that would have had a negative impact on churches, say evangelicals in the Eastern European country.
The award goes in its fourteenth edition to the Seville City Council. The city promotes a touristic route of Protestant history and has named several streets after Evangelical women.
What role can faith communities in Europe today play in recovering foundations for sustainable, just and flourishing societies?
The director of the March For Life UK was arrested again near an abortion facility, 3 weeks after being acquitted for the same incident.
The shooter entered the religious service in the city’s main Kingdom Hall. The attacker, who killed himself, was a former member of the group and had acquired the weapon legally.
The cross, a gruesome execution instrument transformed into a symbol of hope, healing and hospitality, is still seen everywhere across Europe.
A university professor in Nigeria analyses the socio-political context before the 25 February presidential election.
Officials said that the charges “may well start again”. The defence claims that she is “in a significant legal unclarity and will seek clear verdict in court”.
According to data presented by the Kyiv-based Institute for Religious Freedom, almost 500 religious sites have been damaged in the first year of the war.
A survey by Forum 18 shows that “violations of the human rights have increased since fraudulent presidential elections and the regime's support for Russia's invasion of Ukraine”.
A large majority refuses the initiative of the AfD party saying it would criminalise Muslims and is based on “wrong” data.
The Independent Expert on Sexual orientation and gender identities speaks of “religious narratives” which “repress sexual and gender diversity and promote heteronormative norms”. Religious freedom groups warn against using SOGI policies to shape faith doctrines.
In Algeciras (Spain), the young man killed a sexton with a machete after injuring another priest who was officiating the Eucharist in a nearby temple.
“The ‘loverboy’ method is used to manipulate future victims”, says Anca Luhas. She works in Romania with eLiberare to raise awareness among young people and train frontline workers in detecting sex trafficking situations.
The police says he promoted conversion therapies. “I will keep sharing my testimony, I don’t want others to be robbed of the biblical side of the story”.
Evangelicals “will work to ensure the Bill doesn't have a negative impact on individual freedoms or practices of churches”. The new law will now include transgender people.
When travel, gatherings, and churches were curtailed and closed, many Christians began to ask for the first time, ‘Must I obey?’ Fortunately, this is not a new question.
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.
According to the government, Christians were 1.9% of the population in 2021.
Fulani extremists attacked several towns, burning more than 100 houses. 53 Christians were kidnapped and are still held captive.
Evangelical Christians should stand up for people who are unjustly forcibly recruited, sent to the front, and forced to kill against their declared will and conscience.
The first in a five-part series about a Norwegian’s perspective on the changing dynamics of Christianity in America. The journey starts in Tennessee.
An interview with Albanian evangelical pastor and philosopher Akil Pano, who is defending in court his right to express Christian views on family and marriage. “People are scared, trying to be polite and politically correct”.
Watch a 12-minute-long in-depth report made by the Finnish National Television (with English subtitles).
Watch this 12-minute-long in-depth report made by the Finnish National Television.
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