According to a major survey, evangelicals are 37% of the population, Roman Catholics, 33%. 29% said they are unaffiliated believers and 1% identify as non-believers.
Matthias Boehning shares his impressions after attending the COP27 global climate conference in Egypt. He represented the World Evangelical Alliance.
After two years of war, with thousands killed and millions displaced, the Ethiopian authorities and native groups in Tigray have pledged to cease hostilities.
The regime claims that the premises are illegal and needed for mothers with over 3 children who do not have a home. The church has been there for 30 years.
Other 20 Iranians could face death sentences soon. Around 320 have died in clashes with the Iranian security. Christians support the prostests.
Four Christians women were arrested on charges of fraudulent conversion and remained in jail for over a month, but the threats and harassment continue.
The country concludes an electoral process that does not resolve popular polarisation, one of the main challenges that the new government will have to face.
The death of Mahsa Amini sparked protests across Iran. Christians inside and outside the country demand “an end to imposition and discriminatory laws”.
Many Christians arrested and charged for belonging to “illegal” groups.
Both Spain and the Netherlands have reached agreements with the Northern African country. “Moroccan Christians are excluded from many areas”, says a believer.
The WEA organised an event to prepare the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) 2022, which will take place on November 6 and 13.
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.
The country faces new elections amid increasing polarisation. "The dispute over the evangelical vote has become very important", say analysts.
As everything gets ready for the largest football event, Christians pray to see a change in the absolutist emirate.
Amid a complicated diplomatic situation in Algeria, evangelicals call on the EU to “push for increased freedom of religion” in the country.
The victims were bathing in a river during a spiritual retreat when the water level rose abruptly.
Two thirds voted "yes" to the new Family Code promoted by the regime. 20 evangelical denominations asked to vote against.
When the five evangelical church planters refused to renounce Christ, Muslim extremists seized them and let them drown in central Uganda’s Lake Kyoga.
The Cuban regime hopes to validate the “Code of Families” through popular approval. Churches have been active in proposing changes to the project.
The ILC is an association of Lutheran churches with “an unconditional commitment to the Bible”. Juhana Pojhola is part of the open case against Finish MP Päivi Räsänen.
The Supreme Court of India has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to obtain information from 8 states.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
Nearly a hundred people have been killed in recent days after the military confrontation between the two countries resumed.
Since mid-June, floods of “apocalyptic proportions” have caused overflowing waters throughout the country, leaving over 1,200 people dead and affecting 33 million.
Around 15,000 joined the march organised by evangelical groups. They asked to protect children from gender ideology initiatives in schools.
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