The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
On October 20th, single-file lines of people dressed in black will fill the streets of more than 400 cities across the world. Loida Muñoz: “Criminal organisations buy and sell people”.
Yazidi activist and sexual slavery survivor, Nadia Murad, and Congolese gynaecologist, Denis Mukwege, won the Nobel Peace Prize.
The sexual abuse crisis has been on the table in a dramatically growing way since the years of Benedict XVI. The problem is systemic and pervasive.
The laws punishes human trafficking, but prostitution remains unregulated. Christian organisation Esclavitud XXI hopes the Nordic Model will be adopted soon.
“This is a social problem, and the church as the body of Christ can be an answer”, says María Mercedes Páez, coordinator of pro-life organisation Aesvida.
Three universities have researched the cases implicating 1,670 priests in sexual abuse. Most victims were male and 13 years old or younger.
When we meet them, we begin by showing them that there is a way of hope, because they all want to get out of their situation.
Helping survivors of human trafficking in Thailand
Christian ethnic minorities have long suffered in Burma, where the government has recognized the special status of Buddhism.
Pursuing the flourishing of women through Imago Dei.
The Bible shows us examples of legitimate opposition to the abuse of power by those in authority, and it is not simply limited to the subject of preaching the Gospel.
How Sanjayan is making a stand against ragging in Sri Lanka.
How is it possible to conceive that intelligent people could worship Osho as a god? Because, like Sheela, by worshiping him they were serving themselves.
The most viewed television broadcaster falsely accused an evangelical pastor of pederasty.
The Belgian city of Ostend will convert an abandoned hangar into a brothel. “Many prostitutes think they are protected, but they are not”, says a Christian social worker in the region.
Telecinco links the church leader to a police macro-operation against child pornography. Evangelical representatives ask the national tv broadcaster to rectify publicly.
“Ignorance and the lack of resources cause many people to remain isolated”, psychologist Silvia Villares says. She has organised a forum with experts.
John Stevens, National Director of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in the UK, examines the particular challenges to sexual integrity that Christian leaders face.
“The reasons why somebody might have sex with a prostitute are very different from the reasons why somebody might want to have an affair with a member of their congregation”. An analysis by John Stevens, National Director of FIEC (UK).
The archbishop of Canterbury answered the questions of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. “The Bible is utterly, brutally blunt about the difference between forgiveness and the consequences of sin”.
“We will hear deeply painful accounts of abuse, of poor response, and of ‘cover-up’”, Bishop Peter Hancock told the General Synod.
Christian Aid took action after two sexual misconduct cases were reported in 2017. Organisations under suspicion could lose European Union funds.
A short film shows the work of Pastor Gennaro Chiocca among victims of trafficking in Italy, the European country with the highest rate of prostitution.
More than 32,000 cases of human trafficking have been analysed by Polaris, a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery.
The 16-year-old girls had been offered jobs as kitchen assistants. An increasing number of exploited women in Spain are nationals.