The Public Affairs and Religious Liberty department has released resources for Religious Liberty Sabbath, which the world church will mark on January 19, 2019.
Heartrending accounts of violence against refugee and migrant children set the tone for a unique gathering this month in Rome, Italy, which brought together representatives of more than 80 international faith groups and non-governmental organizations.
In September, Rwanda welcomed more than 500 religious freedom delegates and advocates from some 30 countries to the 3rd All Africa Congress and Festival of Religious Liberty. The two-day event began September 13 under the theme, “Hope for Building a Tolerant and Peaceful Continent.” It was organized by IRLA-affiliate organization, the All Africa Religious Liberty Association (AARLA), and brought together church leaders, government officials, and religious
Global religious leaders convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 26 for the fifth annual G20 Interfaith Forum. These yearly forums shadow the annual international “Group of Twenty” (G20) Economic Summit and aim to strengthen the voice of the world’s faith communities in addressing global political, economic and social challenges.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica recently appealed to employers in the private and public sectors to respect the constitutional rights of workers to enjoy freedom from religious discrimination.
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.