Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Catholic weddings decreased by 50% and baptisms by more than 30% in the last ten years. The public funding of the Roman Catholic Church increased by 3,4%, despite the generalised budget cuts.
There are certain things which seem to open suddenly a new dimension to us: a brief moment of eternity.
The festival in Falkirk was organised in partnership with about 200 churches.
The popularity of the powerful President is falling strongly. “None of the parties have mentioned religious freedom” in the campaign, says Turkish Protestant Pastor Ihsan Özbek.
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe has collected over 2200 cases since 2006.
Šárka Berankova works as a civil engineer living in Prague. She heared the gospel in Spain, the UK and Colombia. “God surrounded me with Christians, even before I knew anything about faith”.
The blaze started in an old nightclub nearby. Around 40 people were evacuated.“Building or no building, the church will worship God and serve our community”, the pastor says.
The owners of the Christian television broadcaster from the UK say they are ready to defend their rights in the courts.
Telecinco links the church leader to a police macro-operation against child pornography. Evangelical representatives ask the national tv broadcaster to rectify publicly.
The film tells the stories of three refugees and the friends they met in Hungary, France and Denmark. A set of materials are offered to start honest conversations about the challenges and opportunities of the refugee crisis.
The ceremony was attended by local and regional authorities. The President of the Andalusian Parliament highlighted the advances that the Reformation brought to the society.
Italy and Malta had refused to take the humanitarian ship in. New Spanish government offers Valencia as a safe harbour.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance praises many aspects of the law, but fears the religious freedom of civil servants will be restricted.
The government accuses the Muslim leaders of promoting radical Islamism and Turkish nationalism. The 2015 Islam law will banned foreign funding of mosques.
“Europe is perhaps the greatest challenge for Christian mission today”, says the planning team of the gathering to be held in Germany in 2020.
The word ‘Bible’ became trending topic (TT) on Twitter after Pedro Sánchez decided to exclude religious symbols in his presidential inauguration. Meanwhile, a leftist party quoted Exodus and Proverbs to denounce corruption.
Volunteers working with the Christian association Valoare Plus set up support groups in secondary schools to mentor teenagers in risk of being trafficked for pornography and prostitution.
“Not only are low-cost, but they offer holistic health care for all individuals, and more importantly, they create community”, a study about the church’s impact on health and care says.
There is something deeply wrong with a society that rejoices so glibly over the killing of the unborn.
The second act is often the place of the false project, where the protagonist pursues a wrong goal before realizing what his true need is.
The no-confidence motion has passed with the support of 180 MPs. There was one abstention and 169 MPs voted against it.
Some of the ideas about mission and society shared at the #2018ELF conference in Poland.
The Mayoress of the city, Ada Colau, said: “This is an act of justice with Protestantism and with the city, which cannot deny that part of itself”.
Producers will help cover the costs of clean-up and waste management for items such as food and drinks containers. “Single use plastics are not a smart economic or environmental choice”, says the European Commission.
The moves could see the Confession being removed, replaced or changed in as little as 5 years - a significant development for the minority group of evangelicals who remain in Scotland’s national Kirk.