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Statement from the World Evangelical Alliance on the situation in the Ivory Coast

Apr 4, 2011

News ReleaseApril 4, 2011The World Evangelical Alliance is deeply concerned about the growing violence, loss of life and humanitarian crisis in Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). A civil war between the forces of international recognized president Alassane Ouattara and the forces of incumbent pr

The World Evangelical Alliance condemns the killings of United Nations workers in Afghanistan and the actions of Terry Jones

Apr 1, 2011

News ReleaseApril 1, 2011In the strongest terms the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns the senseless killings of United Nations workers in Afghanistan by those who were protesting the burning of the Qur’an by Terry Jones.Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Chief Executive Officer/Secretary General o

WEA and Crossroads seeking 1,000 Citizen Journalists

Mar 23, 2011

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO – March 23, 2011. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and Crossroads Christian Communications Inc. (Crossroads) are excited to announce a new partnership that will enhance the voice and message of Christians on the global stage.  The two organizations are collabor

Now is the time to stand with the Church in Japan

Mar 12, 2011

News ReleaseMarch 12, 2011The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins the Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA) in expressing shock and grief at the tragedy and devastation caused by the earthquake yesterday.  The WEA has communicated its love and deep concern to the people of Japan through its member

World Evangelical Alliance grieves senseless murder of Minister Shahbaz Bhatti

Mar 2, 2011

News ReleaseMarch 2, 2011The World Evangelical Alliance is grieving the loss of Pakistan’s Minister for Minority Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti, who was assassinated today in Islamabad. The WEA condemns in the strongest terms this senseless act of violence and urges the government of Pakistan to bring

The WEA asks people of goodwill to encourage all leaders to respect the human rights of their people

Feb 27, 2011

February 27, 2011As the violence continues in Libya and other parts of the Middle East, the WEA pleads with Christians globally to continue to pray earnestly for the region.The WEA is deeply saddened by the loss of life in the region as a whole, and pleads with all those who exercise power over othe

Pakistan government reappoints Shahbaz Bhatti as Minister for Religious Minorities

Feb 17, 2011

News ReleaseFebruary 17, 2011On February 11, 2011, the Pakistan government reappointed Mr. Shahbaz Bhatti as Minister for Religious Minorities. Mr. Bhatti’s reappointment came after President Asif Ali Zardari’s cabinet was downsized from 60 to 22 ministers. Mr. Bhatti, who has served as

WEA Religious Liberty Commission Statement: Execution Trial of Afghan Convert is Illegal

Feb 12, 2011

February 12, 2011 The trial of an Afghan man, Said Musa, who may face execution for converting to Christianity, violates the 2004 Constitution of Afghanistan – and must be stopped. Forty-five year-old Musa was arrested after a television station in the capital city of Kabul broadcast

World Evangelical Alliance: Urgent Call to Prayer for Egypt

Feb 2, 2011

The WEA communicated to the Evangelical Fellowship of Egypt (EFE) its concern over the current unrest in the country and asked how the WEA community can effectively pray. The EFE confirmed that the church all over Egypt is united in prayer for the country and called on the church globally to pray

The WEA fully supports the Cape Town Commitment

Jan 28, 2011

News ReleaseJanuary 28, 2011We want to let you know of a tremendous resource for the global Church.The 'Cape Town Commitment: A Confession of Faith and a Call to Action' is now available online.  We have been privileged to work with the Lausanne Movement at every step of the way in the development o