In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
New law could officialise same-sex civil unions and give right to adoption in specific cases. Evangelical pastor Stefano Bogliolo: “If we put our hands on the architrave of a society, the family, sooner or later the building will collapse.”
Thomas Bucher, Greg Pritchard, Evi Rodemann, Jeff Fountain and Stefano Bogliolo give their views on the first anniversary of Evangelical Focus.
What should the Church of Christ do, but keeping on supporting God’s Word position, which includes homosexuality among the behaviours that separate man from God? An opinion from Italy.
The announcement of Pope Francis, of his decision to hold a “special Jubilee”, has taken everyone by surprise: the Vatican experts, newspapers, politicians, but even the same Catholic hierarchy.
“We need people with a vocation in the public square who can influence society with the gospel”, says Italian Evangelical Alliance’s Stefano Bogliolo.
Even though I feel horror at the barbarity of Islamist terrorists, I could not recognize myself in the slogan 'Je Suis Charlie', but not because I feel offended by the blasphemous cartoons but because to me, true freedom is not saying or drawing whatever comes to our mind.
The problem is particularly felt in Lombardy, due to a regional planning law, of 2005, commissioned by the Lega Nord, which prevents the use for purposes of worship of buildings that are not born with the intended use. There are already over a dozen places of worship forced to close.