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The Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church Thanks WEA for Its Work on Behalf of Christians Facing Discrimination

May 17, 2013

The Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Ignatius Zakka I., along with several bishops and archbishops of his church, has publicly thanked the Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, for the work of the WEA on behalf of Christians facing disc

WEA Independent Bible Translation Review Panel Concludes its Work, Issues Report with Ten Recommendations for Wycliffe and SIL

Apr 29, 2013

In the light of various controversies about Bible translation, Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International approached the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in March 2012 to independently review their best practice in the translation of "God the Father" and the "Son of God." The WEA formed an indep

WEA Commends UN for Passing Global Arms Trade Treaty, Hopes for Significant Reduction of Illicit Arms Trade

Apr 3, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) commends the United Nations (UN) for passing the global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to regulate the international multi-billion dollar trade in conventional arms. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the WEA, said: „We congratulate both the United Nations and

The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance Calls for Help for Fleeing Syrian Christians

Mar 28, 2013

The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, has challenged the media, governments, and churches to take a serious interest in the fate of the Christians being chased from their homes in Syria. He noted, “I know that many people in Syria are suffering,

WEA Congratulates Pope Francis on his Election

Mar 14, 2013

The Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), extends his warmest congratulations to Francis, the newly elected Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. In a recent statement, Dr. Tunnicliffe affirmed his prayers for Pope Francis, who assumes the leadership of

WEA Respects Pope Benedict's Decision to Resign, Interprets It as Choice of Courage

Feb 11, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) respects the recent decision of Pope Benedict to resign from his leadership role. This is seen by the WEA’s leadership as a choice of courage, noting as he did the announcement that he was doing what he felt best for the Roman Catholic Church.

WEA Congratulates Dr. Michael Oh on His Appointment as Executive Director of the Lausanne Movement

Feb 9, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) congratulates Dr. Michael Oh on his appointment as Executive Director and CEO of the Lausanne Movement. “The WEA wishes Michael Oh God's richest blessing as he takes on this great new responsibility,” Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of th

WEA Appoints Tom Albinson as Ambassador for Refugees and Displaced People

Jan 22, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Albinson as WEA Ambassador for Refugees and Displaced People. In this new role, Albinson will strengthen WEA’s engagement with refugees, raise awareness of the reality of forcibly replaced people as well as represent

WEA Spokeswoman on Islam to Teach at Bonn State University

Jan 8, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance congratulates Dr. Christine Schirrmacher on the completion of her professoral thesis on ‚Apostasy in Muslim Theology’ and the beginning of her teaching career at the Islam department of the Friedrich Wilhelms State University in Bonn, one of the leading universities in

In the Middle of Advent and the Preparations for a Joyful Christmas, We Mourn, We Cry, We Pray

Dec 18, 2012

In the middle of Advent and the preparations for a joyful Christmas, we mourn, we cry, we pray. “A voice is heard in Connecticut, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan, in Colombia, in the DRC, in the Philippines… lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted…