The Costa Rican Evangelical Alliance Federation calls on the government to defend the right to life and the sovereignty of the state.
“The bill will result in human life being valued on its efficiency and utility, and increase pressure on the vulnerable”, religious leaders say.
A statement by the Ukrainian, European and World Evangelical Alliances. “Jesus challenges us to stand with the vulnerable, even when that means confronting our own group and our own leaders”.
The decision to bless same sex unions “disqualified the Church of England from leading the Anglican Communion”, says the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches.
“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 evangelical organisation says local and national authorities undermine the foundations of the family, erode the authority of parents, and divert children from an “adequate sexual education”.
Spanish evangelicals denounce that “fundamental freedoms are at risk”, due to “authoritarian” legislative initiatives and “demand for all the right to think differently and to freely express it”.
The Winter Olympics begin this week amid complaints about the Chinese regime's “massive abuses” of minorities and the strict surveillance of its citizens.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance says that the measure “is disproportionate, as the evangelical churches have implemented other effective protection measures from the outset”.
Ten years after it was signed, the European Evangelical Alliance urges countries “to take seriously the harm done to women and girls” in practices such as sexual exploitation, domestic abuse or equality.
The Evangelical Council of Catalonia defends “non-violence as a tool for transformation” and asks Christians to “pray for social peace”.
The ministry encourages victims and current or former employees to provide any information they have. The UK branch of RZIM will also change name and sever ties with the global brand.
Police officers entered New Life Church in Minsk to evict the building. The evangelical community had supported pro-democracy protests. “If one member suffers, all suffer”, evangelical denominations say in a joint statement.
In a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council, the WEA also addresses the deteriorating environment for religious minorities in India and the incitement to violence of anti-conversion laws.
It is the first Norwegian denomination outside of The Church of Norway that condemns attitudes and actions that have inflicted violations, injuries and suffering on LGBT people.
“We clearly reject conspiracy theories and behaviours that lack solidarity”, a statement signed by free churches and the Evangelical Alliance says in response to the Covid-19 situation.
A request to reopen places of worship was recently rejected without a justification. The Algerian Protestant Church (EPA) invites Christians worldwide “to join us to pray for Algeria”.
“Marchons Enfants!” called to stop a law that, they believe, threatens the dignity and rights of children.
Late Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias has been accused of sexual misconduct by several women who worked in a spa he owned.
Evangelical organisations call for action to preserve biodiversity in the statement ‘Faith Call to Action for the UN Summit on Biodiversity’.
Several representative entities endorse a document adapted from the original signed by international scientists, which calls Christians to act with spiritual wisdom in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
A group of concerned pastors from 50 churches published an “Open letter to the Belarusian people”. They address political leaders, warn them of any misuse of power, and point towards the ultimate responsibility of all Belarusians before God.
“Scientists are vilified and their findings ignored, while conspiracy theories go viral. Sadly, Christians seem just as susceptible to these trends”, says a statement signed by researchers and church leaders.
The main evangelical churches release a joint statement calling Christians “to unite in prayer for our country [...] our hope is the Lord Jesus Christ”.
Government buildings and the Post Office supported the Pride. AEE: “We want diversity, plurality and respect in Spain. But, above all, absence of impositions and demagogic discourses about disobeying the law”.