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Central African Republic - Reconciliation through religion?

Apr 25, 2014

Currently, the violence-torn country in the heart of Africa is experiencing the worst crisis in its history. The harmful effects of religion being manipulated for political purposes are alarming. More striking is the campaign for peace of the religious leaders of the Central African Republic (CAR)

WEA Secretary General and Retired US Generals Send Letter to President Obama Urging Increased Support for Syria

Apr 25, 2014

As Christian leaders and retired military personnel, we are writing to encourage your administration to develop and present to the American public a comprehensive strategy for US engagement in resolving the ongoing crisis in Syria. With more than 140,000 people dead and 9 million driven from their

WEA Participates in United Nation's 58th Commission on the Status of Women

Apr 22, 2014

Every year, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), commissioned by the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Member states, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) participate in the CSW to evaluate the d

Easter Greetings from the World Evangelical Alliance

Apr 15, 2014

Easter Greeting from the World Evangelical Alliance

WEA Facilitates Formation of Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group; Announces Names of Group Members

Apr 4, 2014

At the request of Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has agreed to facilitate the formation and maintenance of a Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group (DFTOG). The group will provide external review of how Wycliffe and SIL implement the ten recommend

WEA Issues Brief Statement Concerning Sexuality, Justice and Christian Witness

Mar 20, 2014

In recent weeks the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has been asked to comment on the law in Uganda that criminalizes homosexuality and the international reaction to this law. The WEA recognizes that the issues are far greater and more complex than one nation’s law; that stereotypes within Christian

WEA Secretary General Urges Governments to Grant Official Recognition to Evangelical Churches in Israel and Palestinian Territories

Mar 19, 2014

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), spoke about the importance of peace building at the third ‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ conference hosted by Bethlehem Bible College in Bethlehem on March 10-14, 2014. He also met with Israeli and Palestinian government r

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: There’s Still Time to Check Rising Attacks on Tanzania’s Christians

Mar 17, 2014

Several incidents of bombing of churches and killing of Christians have been reported in Tanzania in the recent past. While the attackers are non-state actors, the government shares the blame for failing to deal with growing religious tensions in the East African nation. Attacks have increased in Za

WEA Calls for Prayer for Central African Republic, Highlights Conflict not of Religious Nature

Mar 14, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is deeply concerned about the large-scale human suffering in the Central African Republic (CAR) with thousands being killed, up to 1 million people displaced and half of the population in need of humanitarian assistance. However, the WEA is also concerned that na

IIRF Welcomes and Endorses Extensive Mention of Freedom of Religion in the German “Grand Coalition” Multi-Party Government Agreement: “Our Expectations are High!”

Mar 10, 2014

The International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) is delighted to see the frequent mention of freedom of religion in the grand coalition agreement among German political parties which will shape German policy in the coming years. International religious freedom is mentioned three times as a f