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A Spanish evangelical church brought 3,500 pairs of shoes to a Croatian refugee camp. “People are relieved but also disappointed, they have not found the open arms they expected from Europe.”
In the middle of celebrations of his team, FC Barcelona player Gerard Piqué said: “Thanks Kevin Roldan, it all started with you.” These words provoked major controversy in the Spanish sporting media. Why?
A Spanish Christian ministry for deaf people, organises a Sign Language course in Barcelona. “Our society is not fully dedicated to the integration of deaf people”, one of the teachers says.
A young company based in Barcelona (Spain) creates digital apps to share biblical stories with children, whilst supporting missionary projects.
The criminal organisation exploited about one hundred Nigerian women. Prostitution and Human Trafficking are still major issues in Spain.
A study in 15 European cities confirmed the existence of socioeconomic inequalities in many of the main causes of mortality.
Michael W. Smith talked to Evangelical Focus in his visit to Barcelona. Prayer, the power of music and differences between the USA and Europe, some of the topics.
Several other big cities in Spain will have Mayors from newly created left-wing parties. Anti-poverty protestors defeat bipartisanship. Traditional Conservatives and Labour suffer big losses.
This is a historical sentence, because for the first time in Spain, it recognised the right of an evangelical pastor’s widow to receive a pension.
The singer talked to Evangelical Focus in his visit to Barcelona. “You just have a pinch yourself, how did these songs of mine found their way in all these countries all around the world?”
The event gathered more than 25,000 people over two days. In a festive atmosphere, the gospel was preached, and more than 1,700 people made a decision for Christ.
About 1,700 people took a decision for Christ in 'Festival de la Esperanza', an evangelistic effort which united more than 200 churches in Barcelona (Spain). Photos: Gabriela Pérez, MGala, BGEA.
About 1,000 people gathered to remember the victims of Germanwings Flight 9525. Although many had asked for a plural ceremony, it was a Catholic service. Evangelical, Jewish and Muslim representatives only spoke at the end of the ceremony.
Thomas Bucher, secretary general of the European Evangelical Alliance, “expected more respect towards victims who were not from a Catholic background.”
A 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a teacher in Barcelona. Christian educators and psychologists: it is a mistake to look for quick answers.
"Cervantes was a spiritual man, a believer, he read and assimilate the Bible deeply”, the writer and international speaker Juan Antonio Monroy says.
Foreign officials of 29 countries met in Barcelona to address “the heartrending drama of illegal migration.” Italy overwhelmed after 5.600 new migrants arrived at their coasts only in last weekend.
Most passengers were German tourists coming back from holidays in Spain. French President Hollande said that there are probably no survivors. Black box has been found.
“Politicians are not going to be able to answer the questions that the world is facing today”, Graham told Evangelical Focus. The evangelist introduced Festival of Hope in Spain and talked about secularised European societies.
Franklin Graham talks to Evangelical Focus about the upcoming Festival of Hope in Barcelona, the impact of the gospel in secularized Europe and Barack Obama´s migration reform.
Meetings helped “build relations” between Christian communities “for continuing local cooperation”. Impression from Czech Republic, Italy and Spain.