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Prolific UN Special Rapporteur for Religious Freedom or Belief Ends Final Mandate

Aug 17, 2016

In June a new United Nations Special Rapporteur for Religious Freedom or Belief has been appointed to succeed Prof. Dr. Heiner Bielefeldt. We want to use this opportunity to look back on his mandate and to appreciate his action for the benefit of freedom of conscience and religion.

Caring for the Vulnerable - by Bishop Efraim Tendero

Jul 20, 2016

In order to care for the vulnerable, we have to start with the biblical basis for caring for those who are suffering or disadvantaged. Here’s what we learn from the book of Isaiah:

When Sex Is Monstrous Terror - Amanda Advocates

Jul 18, 2016

Along the dusty roads in Bukavu Eastern Congo (DRC), tiny women walk huddled over with 30kg loads of firewood. They are human beasts of burden forced into this tough work because they are victims of poverty and violence. Many have been raped, some are widows, which means they face social rejection a

Fifth Anniversary of “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World” Celebrated in Rome

Jul 18, 2016

At the invitation of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID), on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the document “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct,” officials from the Roman Curia and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Italy, represen

WEA Expert on Human Trafficking and Freedom of Religion Re-Elected as President of the International Society for Human Rights

Jul 18, 2016

The International Council of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) unanimously re-elected Thomas Schirrmacher for a second term as president at its two-day session in Bonn, Germany.

WEA Supports EAUK in Call for Unity and Reconciliation After the Leave Vote

Jun 25, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) supports the Evangelical Alliance of the United Kingdom (EAUK) in their call for unity and reconciliation after the UK voted to leave the European Union. The EAUK issued the following statement:

WEA Searches for New Head of Alliance Development Department, Accepts Applications Until July 11th, 2016

Jun 23, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is looking for a new head for its Alliance Development Department. The role is key to accomplishing WEA’s mission of establishing and strengthening regional and national Evangelical Alliances, who in turn enable their national Church to advance the Good News of J

WEA’s Stance on Political Election Campaigns

Jun 23, 2016

In response to recent inquiries about WEA’s stance on the current presidential elections in the United States, the WEA reiterates its non-partisan approach to political issues. As an association, the WEA includes a wide range of denominations, churches, and organizations in the United States and in

Volkmar Klein and Thomas Schirrmacher visit the new Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia in the State Department in Washington

Jun 17, 2016

(Bonn, 18.05.2016) On the occasion of their participation in the 2016 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, two members of the Central Council o Oriental Christians in Germany (Zentralrat Orientalischer Christen in Deutschland, ZOCD), namely the Member of the German Bundestag Volkmar Klein and