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WEA Expresses Concern over Bulgaria Draft Law Jeopardizing Religious Freedom

Nov 8, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses concerns over the current draft law put forward by Bulgaria’s parliament aiming at amending the Religious Denominations Act. If approved in its current form, it threatens to force evangelical churches and institutions to close or face unbearable and dis

WEA Opens Operations Office at Trinity International University near Chicago, IL

Oct 30, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the opening of its administrative office on the campus of Trinity International University (TIU). Based just outside of Chicago, Illinois, the campus is located 30 minutes north of O’Hare airport making it easily accessible for leaders worl

WEA Calls for Prayer for Leah Sharibu, Challenges Nigerian Government to Do More to See Her Freed

Oct 30, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) and the Nigeria Evangelical Fellowship (NEF) calls for prayer for Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl who has been held hostage by Boko Haram since the beginning of the year. They also urge the Nigerian gov

WEA Expresses Sorrow Over Attack on Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Calls for Prayer for Affected Families

Oct 29, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its sorrow over the tragic event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where a gunman killed eleven worshippers in a Synagogue. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General & CEO of WEA, issued the following statement:

Tällberg Foundation Awards 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize to the Central African Plateforme des Confessions Religieuses

Oct 26, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance and Caritas Internationalis congratulate the Plateforme des Confessions Religieuses de Centrafrique and its leaders, the President of CAR’s Evangelical Alliance, Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyamé-Gbangou, the Catholic Archbishop of Bangui, Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, and th

Global Christian Forum Secretary-elect Challenges Evangelicals to Reconsider Attitude towards Other Christian Traditions

Oct 24, 2018

Rev. Dr. Casely Essamuah, a Ghanaian-born evangelical pastor and the Secretary-elect of the Global Christian Forum (GCF), challenges his fellow evangelicals to embrace the opportunity to have fellowship with believers of other Christian traditions to strengthen their witness in Christ. In an intervi

Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network Participates in Global Conferences on Integral Mission & Resilient Communities and Climate Action

Oct 23, 2018

Greetings from the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network. Whatever part of the world you are in as you read this message, someone in your area, maybe even in your family, is suffering from the effects of the global environmental crisis. We have seen record-breaking rain and floods on almost every conti

“Listen to their Cry!” Join the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on November 4 and 11

Oct 23, 2018

Is Christianity a Crime to be Punished? Millions of Christians around the world are persecuted for their faith daily. From Pakistan to Kazakhstan, Nigeria to North Korea, Christians routinely face discrimination, harassment, violence and even death for their faith in Jesus. Their suffering is unimag

Faith Groups Gather to Discuss Children on the Move

Oct 16, 2018

This week a diverse group of organisations will come together for a forum at the Jesuit Curia in Rome where they will discuss how faith leaders can work together to end violence against children on the move.

Schirrmacher thanks 40.000 Ahmadiyya Muslims for the Engagement for Religious Freedom

Oct 16, 2018

WEA Associate Secretary General for Theological Concerns and Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), Professor Thomas Schirrmacher, thanked the 40.000 participants of the Ahmadiyya Jalsa Salana in Karlsruhe, the yearly meeting of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in Germany f