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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

Argentina: an epic faith

Jun 17, 2016

If you think you have grasped the history of Argentina by seeing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, or having heard “Don’t cry for me, Argentina,” at least do a Google search. The roller-coaster story of politics and economics in this eighth- largest country in the world is

WCC and WEA meet and explore areas of future cooperation

Jun 17, 2016

BQ 416 – No. 21/2016 By Peter Kenny (Bonn, 11.06.2016) The leadership and representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have met in the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, Switzerland to explore and discuss possible areas of future

Gordon Showell-Rogers Leaves WEA to Pursue New Ministry Opportunities

Jun 16, 2016

After faithfully serving the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) as Associate Secretary General for the past six years, Gordon Showell-Rogers is leaving the WEA at the end of June to pursue new ministry opportunities. The WEA family is grateful for his contribution to building One Alliance and wish him

WEA Joins National Association of Evangelicals in Lamenting Orlando Victims

Jun 15, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) in lamenting the loss of lives in Orlando. In a statement, the NAE which is WEA’s national member body in the United States, ‘expresses deep sadness over the senseless murders of at least 50 people in an Orland

Venezuela: A Nation Stumbling to Collapse

Jun 10, 2016

What do you do when your country is in free fall? When lineups for basic foodstuffs wind around the block, and hours later when you get your turn, the shelves are bare? When the police stop you anywhere and everywhere, peering into your vehicle, checking your status? When homicides in the ca

Italian Ruling on Religious Discrimination Shows Importance of Global Institutions

Jun 10, 2016

The quest for religious freedom is often associated with authoritarian regimes but a recent case in Italy shows that in democracies people can also be persecuted for their beliefs. Like the former High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay used to say: “You can have rule of law and no h

Whatever happened to wearing Sunday best?

Jun 10, 2016

By Amanda Jackson, Executive Director WEA Women's Comission  When I was a girl (OK, it was a fair while ago) we all wore our best clothes to church. My mum made me a Sunday-best-dress – one for summer and one for winter all through my childhood. As the youngest of three g

WEA International Council Member Awarded Prestigious Caciques Crown of Honour in Guyana

May 31, 2016

Rev. Dr. John Oswald Smith, member of the International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and Chair of the Evangelical Association of the Caribbean (EAC), was awarded the prestigious Caciques Crown of Honor by the President of Guyana. He was honored for his ‘long and dedicated ser

Stories Make Life Richer

May 16, 2016

“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” - Rudyard Kipling So you’ll be pleased to know that I am going to tell you two stories about remarkable women that I heard at the weekend. That makes them ‘herstories’, not histories.