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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 ...

Flood Victims Assisted by Adventist Community Services

Roan Mountain, Tennessee, USA ... [ANN] Adventists are at the forefront of disaster relief in providing assistance to victims of last week’s flooding in Tennessee, reports Adventist Community Services...

Security Officer Shot Dead at Loma Linda

Loma Linda, California, USA ... [ANN] The peace and tranquility of the Seventh-day Adventist Loma Linda University and Medical Center campus was shattered by gunfire January 15. Ken Kuck, captain of ...

Adventists Want to "Make Gospel Relevant"

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] In a bold attempt to "make the gospel relevant" to peoples of widely different backgrounds and customs, Seventh-day Adventist leaders and Global Mission Study Ce...

Dominican Adventists Expand Radio Coverage

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ... [ANN] As part of an ever-increasing network, Seventh-day Adventists in the Dominican Republic are expanding the coverage of their radio broadcasts. "We have insta...

Adventist Youth Director Receives MBE

Honiara, Solomon Islands ... [ANN] The Associate Youth Director for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, Pastor Haikiu Baiabe, was one of three Solomon Island nationals named by the ...

Adventists Support Russian Religious Liberty Watch

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist leaders involved in the International Religious Liberty Association met with well-known journalist and Russian religious liberty reporter L...

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