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IIRF in Support of Religious Liberty Partnership Statement on Nigeria

Jun 12, 2019

The International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) supports a Statement on Nigeria released by the Religious Liberty Partnership calling on Christians worldwide for prayer and action. Entitled the ‘Abuja Statement on the Crises in Central Nigeria’, the document states that though “there has be

Bp Efraim Tendero Sends Greetings from Bethlehem

Jun 4, 2019

The WEA Senior Leadership Team together with several regional leaders visited the Holy Land to listen to local evangelical leaders and hear their perspectives on the issues in Israel and Palestine. Standing in front of the Church of the Nativity, Bp Efraim Tendero, WEA Secretary General, shares gr

WEA-RLC Research and Analysis Report: Curbing the rise of violence against Christians in Burkina Faso

May 23, 2019

Recent attacks on Christians in Burkina Faso have indicated a new frontier for violence in the conflict-struck country. While Islamist militant groups such as Ansarul Islam have continued to attack any vestige of the State in the northern region of the country, other Islamist outfits, such as the Gr

WEA and Refugee Highway Partnership Encourage Churches to Participate in World Refugee Sunday on June 16 / 23

May 23, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) call on churches to participate in the upcoming World Refugee Sunday (WRS) on June 16 or 23 – the Sundays before and after the United Nation’s World Refugee Day. The 2019 WRS Resource Pack provides pastors and c

WEA Expresses Concern Over Attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka, Calls for Prayers

May 14, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its deep concern over the recent escalation of tensions in Sri Lanka and the violence targeting Muslim communities. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General and CEO of the WEA, said: “After the tragic and senseless bombings targeting Christians on Easter Su

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Securing the Future of Sri Lanka's Christians Following the Easter Attacks

May 7, 2019

The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka signaled the emergence of a new threat to the country's Christians. While in the past, extremist Buddhist and Hindu elements have carried out acts of intimidation and violence against churches in the country; attacks by radical Islamists on Christians were an u

An Unexpected Easter in Sri Lanka - by Brian Stiller

May 7, 2019

In split seconds, 253 were dead and hundreds were wounded, churches and hotels shattered as Islamist suicide bombers launched their Easter Day slaughter in Sri Lanka.

“Does Religious Freedom, Religious Harmony, and Interreligious Dialogue Contradict Absolute Truth Claims?”

Apr 29, 2019

The Associate Secretary General responsible for the interreligious dialogue of the World Evangelical Alliance has now made his speech at the dialogue conference of the governments of Azerbaijan and Germany in Berlin available in German and English. The topic “Does religious freedom, religious harmon

Statement of the WEA Religious Liberty Commission: Easter Sunday Attacks Targeting Churches and Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

Apr 29, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance, Religious Liberty Commission (WEA RLC) is deeply distraught and condemns in the strongest terms the Easter Sunday (21 April) terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka targeting the Zion church in Batticaloa, St. Sebastian’s church in Katana, St. Anthony’s church in Kochchikade a

Leader of Bombed Evangelical Church in Sri Lanka Offers Forgiveness to Attackers

Apr 26, 2019

In a press release earlier today, the Evangelical Alliance of the United Kingdom (EAUK) highlighted a brief video interview with the pastor of Zion Church, which was one of the targets of the Easter Sunday bombings. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) would like to give greater exposure to the movi