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Dec 2018
Adventist Review Online | “At the Forefront of the Promotion of Religious Freedom”

December 14, 2018 Events help Adventist Campus of Salève position itself as a leader in religious liberty issues. By: Inter-European Division, and Adventist Review On December 8, 2018, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Centre for Religious Freedom and Public Affairs (CILRAP) organized its second Human Rights Day at the Adventist Campus of Salève in Collonges-Sous- Salève, France.  Special guests included Jean Arnold de Clermont, president of the Pharos Observatory and former president of the Protestant Federation of France and......

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Dec 2018
Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approves student’s right to be absent from exams for religious beliefs :: Adventist News Network

Dec 13, 2018  |  Brasilla, Brazil  |  Felipe Lemos/ANN staff In a landmark decision, members of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies’ Constitution, Justice and Citizenship Committee (CCJ) approved the Clean Bill made by the Senate to Chamber Bill 130 from 2009 (originally Bill No. 2,171, of 2003, authored by federal representative Rubens Otoni)The approved text deals with the application of tests and attribution of attendance to students who are unable to attend school for reasons of freedom of conscience and religious belief. The content will, therefore, be incorporated into legislation by inserting......

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Dec 2018
Adventist Review Online | 12,000 Youngsters Reported Baptized in Inter-America as Year Wraps Up

December 13, 2018 Program celebrates success of the territory-wide Year of the Child and Adolescent. By: Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division News The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America celebrated the culmination of its Year of the Child and Adolescent initiatives and activities during a program broadcast online last weekend in Miami, Florida. The event drew church leaders and regional directors from across the Inter-American Division (IAD) territory on December 8, 2018, to wrap up a year that reinforced Christian values and encouraged youngsters to study, live, and share the message of the gospel......

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Dec 2018
Pacific Union College partners with Angwin Community to Protect Against Wildfire :: Adventist News Network

Dec 13, 2018  |  Angwin, California, United States  |  Pacific Union College Beginning in January 2019, Pacific Union College (PUC) plans to begin work on an approximately 3-mile shaded fuel break to protect the Angwin, California, United States, community of 3,500 residents. With financial support from community members and alumni, the college plans to construct a shaded fuel break on a prominent ridge between Pope Valley and Angwin, running from Howell Mountain road to the Las Posadas State Forest.  Angwin Volunteer Fire Department Chief J.R. Rogers explains, “A shaded fuel break is a great......

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Dec 2018
Adventist Review Online | Franco-Belgian Church Leaders Condemn Deadly Attack in Strasbourg

December 13, 2018 Regional Adventist president says violence, especially of religious nature, is “intolerable.” By: Pedro Torres, Inter-European Division, and Adventist Review On the occasion of the recent events that took place on December 11, 2018, in Strasbourg, France, the Seventh-day Adventist Church condemns all forms of violence, and even more so, if possible, those under the pretext of religious intolerance or the imposition of a religion. Franco-Belgian-Luxembourg Union region president Ruben de Abreu said violence, especially of a religious nature, has no justification. “The murderous act of violence that took place......

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Dec 2018
In Inter-America, Church begins effort to unify radio and television ministries :: Adventist News Network

Dec 13, 2018  |  Miami, Florida, United States  |  Libna Stevens/IAD Abel Márquez, communication director for the church in Inter-America and executive director of Hope Channel Inter-America speaks to church leaders on the importance of bringing together the more than 100 Adventist-operated radio stations across the territory together under the Hope Channel Inter-America brand. More than a dozen leaders from Inter-America met for the Hope Radio Advisory, held in Miami, Florida, December 4-5, 2018 Magnifying Glass View Larger In an effort to strengthen Seventh-day Adventist-operated radio stations throughout......

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Dec 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists in Peru Shine a Spotlight on Religious Liberty

December 13, 2018 Adventist Church’s religious liberty director Ganoune Diop honored at National Congress. By: Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Department Years of quiet diplomacy and careful public advocacy by Seventh-day Adventist Church members in Peru have yielded significant religious freedom gains, according to Ganoune Diop, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty for the Adventist world church. Diop visited the country in November 2018 to take part in a four-day series of events, which included a religious liberty conference, a training program for Adventist pastors, and visits with national government officials......

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Dec 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist College Celebrates 50 Years of Service in Papua New Guinea

December 12, 2018 Sonoma Adventist College follows a long tradition of support to the work of the church in the area. By: Malinda Kotoveke Philip, Adventist Record Sonoma Adventist College in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (PNG) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and school reunion. Former students from PNG and the Solomon Islands came together in September 2018 to commemorate the occasion. Pioneering principal Alexander Currie, his wife, Beverley, and two sons, Gavin and Philip, were special guests. For Sonoma, which grew from humble beginnings into a school affiliated with Pacific Adventist University, celebrating......

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Dec 2018
TED providing the key for the future of mission :: Adventist News Network

He started with the word ‘amazed’ on day 1 and concluded with ‘encouraged’ on day 5 — the final day of Trans-European Division Year End meetings in Bečići, Montenegro, 21 – 25 November 21-25. Artur Stele, joined the annual gathering of TED Executive Committee members as a representative of the General Conference.  He expressed amazement that, in a context where thousands of young people are leaving some of the struggling economies in eastern and central Europe, where the church is aging in other areas, and where all religious groups are daunted by......

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Dec 2018
Nuevo Tiempo TV Comes to Smart TVs through Global App :: Adventist News Network

Dec 11, 2018  |  Chile, South America Division  |  Angela Arias On June 1, 2017, Nuevo Tiempo signed a contract with Foxxum, the German international company that provides the app ecosystem (App Store) for certain brands of smart TVs. The company was tasked with creating  an app for Nuevo Tiempo to include TV signal, radio Nuevo Tiempo Chile signal, and videos content produced by Nuevo Tiempo Chile. After months of development and testing, the app is available for smart TVs. “For us, as a team, it is a great joy and privilege to......

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