Today (November 25th) is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Not exactly a day to ‘celebrate’ so much as to lament, that all round the world, women live with abuse and girls grow up in fear. In some cultures, women are still seen as inferior in intelligence and stren
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is grieved by the multiple attacks in Paris and Beirut that reportedly took some 170 innocent lives and wounded many more. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the WEA, said: “We condemn these coward acts of terrorism in the strongest terms and express our dee
Historic Gathering of Global Christian Leaders Urges Churches and Governments to Address Growing Concern for Persecution of ChristiansNov 13, 2015
In response to increasing 'discrimination, persecution and violence' against Christian communities around the world, a historic consultation of Christian leaders has called on churches globally to pray, support and be in solidarity with those suffering persecution due to their faith. An initiative o
This December the global evangelical creation care community will be gathering in Paris for the UN’s climate negitiations, otherwise known as COP21. Activites have been planned by the French Evangelical Alliance and a consortium of groups, including a one-day conference on climat
WEA Refugee Task Force Calls for Prayer and Support for Local Churches Serving Refugees at the Front LinesOct 27, 2015
The Refugee Task Force of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls on churches and believers to pray for and support local churches that are serving refugees in camps and other places along migration routes. From the beginning, churches have been providing for refugees’ physical, emotional and spi
Sant’Egidio campaigns against the Persecution of Christians at its International Meeting for Peace At the International Meeting for Peace organized by the Catholic community Sant’Egidio, one of the largest interreligious meetings for dialogue in the world with leaders of all world
Immediate Release 12th October 2015 An Alert for an Integral Response was raised on 30th September 2015 for increasing food insecurity in East Africa, with Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan especially affected. Extreme weather patterns, caused by a particularly strong El Niño, are causing
Key women leaders representing churches across five continents have set out a global strategy for the next two years to promote women in leadership and to address key issues facing communities.
Upon the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican Synod, the World Evangelical Alliance’s representative at the Synod, Thomas Schirrmacher, has called upon the international Christian community to demonstrate more solidarity with persecuted Christians in the Middle East and around the world.
Syrian refugees coming ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos Academics are calling it Europe’s “migrant” crisis, and some sympathetic media are terming it as the continent’s “refugee” crisis, both focusing on the “problem” faced by Euro