In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
The Evangelical People’s Party in Switzerland will be 100 years old in 2019. Perceived as centrist, almost all of its membership comes from the Protestant Church and free evangelical churches.
Voters said “no” to an initiative to end licence fees for the public television and radio. Christian contents could have disappeared if it was passed, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
Christians in Switzerland join the debate about religious freedom and security. A ban would affect a minority of Muslim women.
The canton of Zurich calls its cities to prohibit the Salafist campaign “Read!” because it makes an apology of radical Islamism.
Ahead of the referendum, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and two Evangelical Parties oppose the proposition of allowing more research in medically assisted reproduction.
Party offers “debate” and condemns violence. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance and other Christian organizations in the same building also affected.
Swiss backed the constitutional amendment which allows the genetic testing of in vitro fertilization embryos. Evangelicals had voiced their opposition.
Referendum on Sunday 14th unites evangelical parties EVP and EDU, and the Evangelical Alliance. Catholics and Reformed church encourage the same vote.