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WEA Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Beirut, Calls Churches to Pray for France and Lebanon

Nov 14, 2015

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 Christians

Nov 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

WEA Refugee Task Force Calls for Prayer and Support for Local Churches Serving Refugees at the Front Lines

Oct 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

Historic Step Towards a World Without Orphans

Oct 19, 2015

For the first time in history, a Global Forum for a World Without Orphans will be held on 11-14 February 2016 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Five hundred leaders from sixty countries will gather to activate, connect, and equip the Body of Christ worldwide to address the orphan crisis and lead the global

WEA Establishes Special Task Force on Refugee Crisis to Coordinate Global and Grassroots Response

Sep 27, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has established a special task force on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. Focused on facilitating a coordinated response from the global to the grass roots level, the task force will strengthen the collaboration between various Evangelical

WEA Submits Brief on the Evangelical Community and Humanitarian Development to United Nations World Humanitarian Summit

Aug 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in collaboration with several of its global partners participated in the preparation for the United Nations’ (UN) World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) by submitting a comprehensive paper on ‘the unique and essential role of the evangelical community in

Executive Director of WEA Religious Liberty Commission Awarded Honorary Title in Sri Lanka

Aug 17, 2015

Rev. Godfrey Yogarajah, Executive Director of the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and General Secretary of the National Christian Evangelical Alliance in Sri Lanka (NCEASL), was conferred the national honorary title of “Deshamanya” by the government of Sri

WEA Welcomes Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Care of Creation

Jun 26, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes Pope Francis’ encyclical ‘Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home’ as a theologically rich and morally challenging document. Serving some 600 million evangelicals, the WEA encourages its constituency to use this opportunity to reflect on the Biblical cal

WEA Secretary General Sends Open Letter to Old Oriental Churches and Christians in Commemoration of Armenian Genocide in 1915

Apr 23, 2015

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero sent an open letter to old oriental church leaders and Christians, affirming that WEA’s constituency of some 600 million evangelicals will join the global 100-years commemoration of the genocide of the Armenian people that began on

WEA Leadership Meets with UN Secretary General to Discuss Partnership on Issues of Common Concern

Mar 12, 2015

In the first week of his tenure, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Bishop Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss ways to strengthen partnership on issues of common concern. Bishop Tendero affirme