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President of India Commends Adventists

New Delhi, India ... [ANN] During a meeting with Ron D. Watts, leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in southern Asia, the President of India, Shri K. R. Narayanan commended Adventists for the co...

Adventist University Website Receives 1.3 Million Hits

Loma Linda, California, USA ... [ANN] The website serving Loma Linda University and Medical Center received over 1.3 million hits overall in the year to January 1998, reports the university’s newspape...

Video Outreach Success for Adventists in Africa

Bulaweyo, Zimbabwe ... [ANN] Using video programming as an innovative tool, Seventh-day Adventist Global Mission pioneers are finding success in sharing the church’s message with villagers in Zimbabwe...

West Indies College Educators Receive Fulbright Scholarships

Mandeville, Jamaica ... [ANN] Two of the three Fulbright Scholarships awarded in Jamaica this year were presented to Seventh-day Adventist educators from West Indies College, reports The Gleaner, a Ja...

President of Adventist Church to Visit Cuba

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Robert S. Folkenberg, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with world headquarters in Silver Spring Maryland, USA, will visit Cuba February 23 through 2...

Massive Growth Experienced by Adventist Church in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico ... [ANN] In what the Seventh-day Adventist Church is calling a "Festival of Baptisms," more than 7,000 new church members were baptized in services held in Mexico late January 199...

Adventists to Observe 50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventists around the world are to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by declaring Friday, December 11...

German Adventists Voice Regret at Parliament's Failure to Ban Public Smoking

Bonn, Germany … [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist Church health experts and leaders expressed disappointment at the German Parliament’s vote on Thursday, February 5, not to ban smoking in public places. Aft...

German Adventist Association Puts Church on Internet

Darmstadt, Germany ... [ANN] As part of a year-long project, Seventh-day Adventist website developers have successfully established the Church's presence on the Internet. At a special conference of th...

Researcher at Adventist University Conducts Migraine Headache Study

Loma Linda, California, USA ... [ANN] Limiting the intake of fatty foods can reduce the frequency and intensity of migraine headaches, according to research conducted by a recent graduate of the Schoo...

Adventist Among Dead in Jamaican Floods

Portland, Jamaica ... [ANN] A Seventh-day Adventist was one of four who died in a mudslide caused by heavy flooding in Portland, Jamaica, on January 4. Mr. Dyce, of the Adventist Church in Stanton, wa...

Adventist World Radio Gives China New Hope in Year of the Tiger

Bracknell, England ... [ANN] On January 28, the first day of the Chinese New Year of the Tiger, Adventist World Radio (AWR) began broadcasts on medium wave to China. "This opportunity to use medium wa...

United States: Seventh-day Adventists Support Tobacco Tax Initiatives

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] The Seventh-day Adventist Church joined with 22 denominations and associations supporting the Interreligious Coalition on Smoking or Health in urging President Clinton...

UN Official Urges Adventists to Support Human Rights

Spencerville, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] United Nations Special Rapporteur, Professor Abdelfattah Amor, urged Seventh-day Adventists to continue giving strong support to human rights and religious freedo...

Adventist Leader is First European to Visit UNITA-held Territory in 23 Years

Luena, Angola ... [ANN] The first European to visit the UNITA-controlled town of Luena in Angola since 1975 was an Adventist leader on his way to church meetings, reports Maurice Verfaillie, Communica...

Romanian State Officials Consult on New Religious Law at Adventist Church Headquarters

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] High-ranking state officials from Romania visited the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters on January 27 to a ttend a consultation sponsored by the In...

Poland Honors Adventist For International Contributions to Peace and Human Rights

Washington, D.C., USA ...  [ANN] Veteran Seventh-day Adventist leader Dr. B. Bert Beach was honored by the state of Poland in a ceremony today (January 23) at the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C. Ma...

Polish President to Honor Adventist Leader for Religious Liberty Contribution

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Dr. B. Bert Beach, director of Inter-church Relations at the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA is to be honored by ...

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