The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP), a WEA Global Partner, are calling upon churches around the world to observe World Refugee Sunday on June 16 and 23, 2013, as a day to remember and pray for those who are persecuted and oppressed around the world.
The Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church Thanks WEA for Its Work on Behalf of Christians Facing DiscriminationMay 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 SILApr 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 TradeApr 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 ChristiansMar 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,
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
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.
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
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
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