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Senator: Adventists religious freedom leaders

A senior US senator said religious freedom was under threat in the United States and around the world and praised the Seventh-day Adventist Church for playing a major role in defending it.

Wilson holds first meeting with UN chief

United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed concerns about growing religious intolerance worldwide during a private meeting with Adventist Church leader Dr Ted Wilson, and he invited the Church to work with the UN in helping people.

IRLA launches chapter in Jamaica

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has opened a Jamaican chapter of its International Religious Liberty Association, which defends the rights of all faiths, at a festival attended by senior government officials and thousands of other people in Kingston.

Adventist Church offers condolences

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has sent condolences to France and praised its government for supporting religious freedom after a terrorist attack on a satirical magazine killed 12 people in Paris.

Adventist protests in PNG

Thousands of people from a number of Christian denominations marched in the Papua New Guinea capital on Friday simply to say "thank you".

Religious liberty initiative kicks off in PNG

“We are delighted by the initiative of leaders to create the new PNG chapter of the International Religious Liberty Association,” states Dr John Graz, secretary general of the IRLA who is in Papua New Guinea for religious freedom events.

Religious Freedom Day set for October 27

Seventh-day Adventist church leaders and others who support religious liberty will participate in marking Monday, October 27 as International Religious Freedom Day (IRFD).

Adventist pastor abducted in East Ukraine

A Seventh-day Adventist pastor is missing after being abducted by gunmen during a communion service last Sabbath at a church in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, local church leaders said.

UN event boosts exposure of Adventist NGO

The Adventist-affiliated group AIDLR got a welcomed boost in visibility this month by organising its first event at the United Nations office in Geneva, organisers said.

Monteiro released from prison in Togo

Seventh-day Adventist pastor Antonio Monteiro was released from prison this afternoon in Lomé, Togo, ending a nearly two-year ordeal that kept him and four others detained on charges of conspiracy to commit murder.
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