Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Wilson: pray for victims of extremism

Seventh-day Adventist Church president Dr Ted Wilson released a statement on Friday expressing concern over the persecution of religious minorities in Iraq and Syria.

Church encouraged by ‘Hobby Lobby’ decision

Leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division said they are “encouraged” that today’s ruling by the US Supreme Court reaffirms the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which safeguards broad religious liberty protections.

Policy not politics

“Many deplore the wrongs which they know exist, but consider themselves free from all responsibility in the matter. This cannot be. Every individual exerts an influence in society.”—Ellen White

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.

Adventist sentenced to life in prison

A court in Pakistan sentenced a Seventh-day Adventist man to life in prison for allegedly defaming the Prophet Muhammad in a case that falls under the country’s controversial blasphemy laws.

Day of prayer announced for Monteiro

The General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is calling on its members to join in a worldwide day of prayer for imprisoned pastor António Monteiro on July 27.

Fijian ambassador visits the GC

The Fijian ambassador to the United States met with Adventist church officials at the General Conference’s (GC) headquarters in Silver Springs, Maryland on May 15 to discuss the South Pacific island nation’s draft constitution.

Adventist pastor still in Togo prison

A year after Seventh-day Adventist Pastor Antonio Monteiro was imprisoned in Togo on unsupported charges, church lawyers and human rights activists are redoubling efforts to secure his release.

Church launches Christmas Monteiro Operation

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, the Seventh-day Adventist Church is continuing to rally support for two Adventists currently imprisoned in the West African country of Togo.

Adventist president calls for day of prayer

Seventh-day Adventist world church president Ted Wilson today called for an International Day of Prayer and Fasting on December 1 to rally support for the release of two Adventists currently imprisoned in the West African country of Togo.
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