Leaders and participants at the 8th International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) World Congress reaffirmed their commitment to promoting religious freedom and seeking peaceful coexistence as the three-day conference concluded in Hollywood, Florida United States, on August 24.
IRLA’s 8th World Congress opens with appeals to extend religious freedom to everyone.
The IRLA’s 8th World Congress—the first to be held in North America—took place in Hollywood, Florida, August 22-24, 2017. It was our most internationally diverse Congress yet, with some 550 attendees and guests, coming from 65 countries and six continents. Here are some of the videos and materials that were presented at this event, which focused on Religious Freedom and the Hope for Peaceful Co-existence.
The International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) has expressed grave concerns about Russia’s recent clampdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses—one of many minority religious faiths operating in that country.
PARL director Dr. Ganoune Diop addressed Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders from around the world who were gathered at the General Conference for an annual administrative meeting April 11 and 12. Over the course of the two mornings, Dr. Diop presented devotionals focused on the book of Revelation, and explored key themes related to the work of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty. His presentation notes are available for download here.
This ongoing series of short video messages provides insights into the art and science of sharing the love of God with all people, especially with people of influence, decisions makers and public officials. Dr. Ganoune Diop, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty for the Seventh-day Adventist world church, offers reflections on vital issues related to engaging others on spiritual matters.