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The Evangelical Alliance says “it is questionable to extend the Penal Code only for a specific group of people”. The next socio-political debate around the corner is the ‘marriage for all’ law.
Digital persecution is on the rise, the WWL 2020 shows. Asia Bibi’s release was one of the the good news.
“I forgive you. I want the best for you, and the best would be to give your life to Christ”, a 18-year-old said to the woman who killed his brother, after she was sentenced to 10 years.
Candles can be vulnerable, but they can also burn brightly, lighting up a room, changing darkness into light.
Jesus taught his disciples to love their enemies, and pray for those who persecute them.
The documentary tells the murder of nine members of Emanuel church in Charleston in 2015 and how survivors and families forgave the shooter. “Forgiveness comes from the Cross”, says filmmaker Brian Ivie.
The resolution, approved by consensus, hopes to “help combat hate crimes and acts of violence related to religion or belief, and further strengthen inter-religious dialogue”.
Politicians and organisations say freedom of speech and religious freedom could be restricted if “sexual orientation” is given a special protection in the Penal Code.
The evangelical body New Zealand Christian Network (NZCN) urged people “to pray for all the families affected, and to offer them support in every way possible”.
Eighty journalists were killed this year. “The hatred of journalists is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians” and “amplified by social networks”, a RSF report says.
Christians in Parliament published a consultation which “seeks to explore how living out Christian faith in UK interacts with public institutions”.
“As a Christian, the principle of loving my neighbour leads my way of life”, says Norbert Valley. He has received the support of the Evangelical Alliance.
The Special Committee on Terrorism proposes to “ban and remove all religious literature within their territory that incites to violent and terrorist acts”,
Blackpool Transport removed promotions for the event, after social media pressure from LGBT groups. “I am not coming to preach hate, I’m here to preach about Jesus”, Graham said.
The Annual Report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU is a narrow document, that misses some of the key elements related to the very topic that it purports to address.
Jesus taught a spiritual lesson that we often forget: what there is inside us is what really matters.
The Anglican Archbishop also asked religious groups to be “honest” and admit the “profound differences in what we believe and in the outworking of our faith.