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Adventist Church Number Two in Russia; Tells of Visa Problems

Moscow, Russia ... [ANN] Following the requirement of the new Russian law that went into effect October 1, 1997 requiring re-registration of all religious groups, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has ...

Nairobi Bomb-blast Victims Aided by Adventist Volunteer Nurses

Nairobi, Kenya ... [ANN] In the aftermath of the terrorist bombing of the American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 7, a volunteer nurse shares her experience of "the day after." Writing on August...

One Third of Americans Going Nowhere

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] A recent Harris opinion poll of 1,011 Americans revealed that 64 percent believed they were going to heaven, according to a report in Religion Today. Only 2 perc...

Global Mission Works in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil ... [ANN] The concept of Global Mission, a Seventh-day Adventist outreach program to the world, is working in Brazil, says Edson Rosa, secretary for the Adventist Church in southern ...

'Church Village' Discovered in Vietnam

Vietnam… [ANN] A letter to the host of the radio programs on Adventist World Radio/Asia (AWR) from the leader of a group of people deep in the jungles of Vietnam led to the discovery of a village of 2...

Religion is Good for You: Official

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Recent press reports linking religious faith with health benefits only confirm what Seventh-day Adventists have known and taught for more than a hundred years, a...

Indian Church Leader Dies

Hosur, India ... [ANN] People from all over India gathered at Pune on Tuesday, August 11, 1998, to give Dr. M. E. Cherian a touching farewell. Former president of the Southern Asia Division of Seventh...

"Guerrilla Rainstorms" Hit Korea

Seoul, Korea ... [ANN] The highest rainfall and the worst flooding in 78 years hit Korea this month, with heavy rain almost every day. In Seoul and Kyonggi province, hardest hit by the flooding, more ...

Maryland Governor and Adventist Church World President Share Concern for Children and High Values in Society

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Meeting at the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters, on August 12, the Governor of Maryland and the president of the Adventist Church shared their con...

Adventist Protests Growing Religious Intolerance in Europe

Oslo, Norway ... [ANN] Speaking at the Oslo Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief on August 14, John Graz, Secretary General of the International Religious Liberty Association, protested the inc...

ADRA Responds to Los Angeles Times Article

Following the report in the Los Angeles Times yesterday on the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its mission (for response click here), another report printed today by the same paper investigated the w...

A Response to Los Angeles Times Article

In its first in a two-part series, the Los Angeles Times ran an article today (August 13) under the headline "Currents of Change Roil Seventh-day Adventists" [www.latimes.com]. The Seventh-day Adventi...

Maryland State Governor Meets With Adventist World President; Shares Concerns

Robert S. Folkenberg (L), president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, with Maryland Governor Parris N. Glendening at the World Headquarters of the Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, today...

61 Join Adventist Church in Santiago Jail

Santiago, Chile ... [ANN] Sixty-one prisoners held in the Ponte Alta prison in Santiago joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church on June 18. The prisoners, serving sentences for crimes including homici...

Interactive Bible Program in Bolivia

Cochabamba, Bolivia ... [ANN] A brand-new interactive Bible program commenced August 1 in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Volunteers from the Seventh-day Adventist Church started the pilot project called "Peace ...

Anti-drug March Brings Puerto Rican Capital to a Standstill

San Juan, Puerto Rico ... [ANN] The two-hour long parade by 6,000 young anti-drug marchers through San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico brought traffic to a standstill and impacted the city’s half-million...

President of Malawi Aids Church School, Pledges Continued Religious Freedom

Lilongwe, Malawi ... [ANN] Dr. Bakili Muluzi, president of Malawi, presented Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders with funds to assist refurbishment work at the Matandani Secondary School, and pledged...

European Anti-cult Movement Challenged by Italian New Religions Expert

Dr. Massimo Introvigne (L), accompanied by Dr. John Graz, director of the Adventist Church’s Public Affairs and Religious Liberty department Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] The activities of th...

Fighting in Congo May Force Missionaries to Leave; Adventist Church Member Reported Killed

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Renewed fighting in the Congo may force missionaries to leave the country, reports Lowell Cooper, associate secretary at the Seventh-day Adventist Church World H...

Spiritual Retreat Feature: Prominent Women Speakers

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ... [ANN] A Women’s Retreat at the Caribbean Union College will feature eminent women speakers: Oma Panday, wife of the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, Lady Carlisle, wife...

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