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Italy: Rally for Religious Liberty in Rome

Jul 5, 2007

A THOUSAND PEOPLE FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN ROME 2007 marks the second centenary of Giuseppe Garibaldi?s birth (1807), the popular Italian general that helped the country to be united with his 1,000 committed men. Some observers suggested a comparison with the thousand people who gathered i

Malaysia: Image and Substance

Jul 5, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal In the recent WEA Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin entitled "Malaysia: At the Crossroads" it was noted: "Elections are due in Malaysia before early 2008. Many people are disenchanted with the ruling party, UMNO, and PAS [Parti Isl

Egypt: Let the apostasy/liberty debate begin.

Jul 5, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal In April 2007 a lower court ruled against 45 Copts who had converted to Islam or been deemed Muslim on account of the conversion of a parent, but who wanted to officially return to Christianity. The lower court ruled that Muslims

Bangladesh: Grass Roots Hositility but a Hopeful Response

Jul 4, 2007

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | No. 436 | Wed 04 Jul 2007 On 12 June, 42 local new Christian converts from Islam were baptised in a river in Nilphamari district, north-west Bangladesh. The Compass Direct (CD) report went on to say mosque authorities in the village of Durbachari Bha

WEA Youth Commission News, July 2007

Jul 3, 2007

Summer Greetings, Youth Commission partners! Well, I know it’s winter in the South Pacific and Africa, but it’s summer here at “Headquarters” in sunny San Diego! Daryl and Paul are both taking some very welcome vacation. In fact, Paul and Toni are out the entire month o

Micah Challenge: Coordinators Update, June 2007

Jun 29, 2007

June 2007 (Issue 3) Dear Friends, This Update will be sent bi-monthly and keep you informed about the international campaign developments, plans and events. Micah Challenge campaigns mark the start of the Blow the halftime whistle campaign Australia, 16-19 June Voices for Justi

Egypt: Egypt to rule on apostasy - 1 July 2007

Jun 29, 2007

By: WEA RLC Principal Researcher and Writer, Elizabeth Kendal A hugely important appeal is presently being considered by Egypt\'s Supreme Administrative Court. The judgment is due to be handed down on Sunday 1 July. This apostasy case has had virtually no coverage in English language medi

Gordon Brown becomes Britain\'s new Prime Minister - by Christian Today U.K.

Jun 28, 2007

by Maria Mackay and Daniel Blake - Christian Today U.K. Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 15:24 (BST) Gordon Brown became the new British Prime Minister Wednesday, bringing an end to Tony Blair’s decade in power. Brown, who has waited 10 years for his turn as Prime Minister, met the Quee

WEA and Lausanne Formally Launch Partnership for Lausanne III: Cape Town 2010

Jun 21, 2007

For Immediate Release June 20, 2007 The Executive Chair of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelisation, Rev. S. Douglas Birdsall, and the head of the World Evangelical Alliance, Rev. Geoff Tunnicliffe, have formally launched their new partnership for the next International Congre

WEA International Director Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

Jun 21, 2007

  For Immediate Release June 20, 2007 On Friday, June 15, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) International Director Geoff Tunnicliffe received an honorary doctorate degree from Olivet University, a Bible-based institution of higher learning based in downtown San Francisco.