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Global Christian Leaders Call on G20 to Tackle Tax Evasion

Jun 27, 2014

Christian leaders representing over 1 billion people from 170 nations have sent an Open Letter to heads of the G20, calling for urgent action on corruption and tax evasion. This historic anti-corruption initiative by the global Church comes at a decisive political moment as finance ministers meet in

Participate in WEA's Upcoming FREE Webinar: The Global Refugee Crisis and the Local Church

Jun 24, 2014

Hear first hand from Christians serving forcibly displaced people in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East. Explore how local churches can make a difference in the lives of the refugees, internally-displaced people and asylum-seekers.

WEA Rejoices over Release of Meriam Ibrahim, Continues to Pray for the Persecuted

Jun 23, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) rejoices over the release of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim who has been imprisoned in Sudan since the middle of May. Falsely charged with apostasy and adultery, this mother with her young child and newborn were held captive for weeks, as the world watched in disbelief.

Director of IIRF Speaks at Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice on Freedom of Expression and Conscientious Objection

Jun 19, 2014

“Religion is part of one's personality. It is not like a car so that you arbitrarily can restrict its use from time to time,” claimed Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher in a lecture in Brazil’s Supreme Court. The lectures were attended by about 400 congressmen, members of the government, government staff, repr

WEA Sends Greeting Message to FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

Jun 12, 2014

In a greeting message for the Opening Ceremony of the FIFA World Cup that started today in Brazil, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) highlights the uniqueness of this sports event in bringing people together in diversity. However, the WEA also joins its national member body, Aliança Cristã Evangé

WEA Invites Churches around the World to Celebrate World Refugee Sunday on June 15 and 22

Jun 5, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) encourages Christians and churches around the world to remember and pray for refugees and forcibly displaced people on World Refugee Sunday, designated this year to fall on June 15 and 22. The WEA and the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) have prepared useful res

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Space Shrinking for Minorities in Burma

Jun 4, 2014

Burma’s Buddhist extremist groups have been in news for inciting violent attacks on the Muslim Rohingya minority. But instead of protecting the victims, the government has proposed laws that would restrict fundamental rights not only of the Muslims but also of Christians. A committee under the rulin

A Pastor with a Vision as Big as His Heart - Dispatch from Mozambique

Jun 3, 2014

An hour out of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, we pulled off the highway onto a trail which looked impassable. The local pastor, riding his All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), guided us through a maze of huts, open fields and bleating goats into a courtyard. We climbed out of the truck and came face to fa

‘Edinburgh 2010’ Introduces Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series

May 30, 2014

The Edinburgh 2010 Council that organized the centennial celebration of the Edinburgh 1910 conference introduces the ‘Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series’ as the most important and major step in following up on the conference four years ago. The Mission Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance (WE

WEA Mission Commission Concludes Global Consultation, Sends ‘Letter from Smyrna’ to the Global Church

May 23, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission (WEA MC) concluded its 13th Global Consultation in Izmir, Turkey. The triennial gathering held from May 12-16 brought together 210 missional leaders from 50 nations to focus on the theme ‘Gospel – Church – Witness’. One of the resulting documents is