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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...

College Students Aid Church Outreach in South Africa

Umtata, South Africa ... [ANN] When Newbold College students Alexander Gregg and Jennifer Dodge stood in Transkei College of Education in Umtata, Eastern Cape, South Africa in December, to say a publ...

Church Provides Emergency Centers for Victims of North American Ice Storm

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada ... [ANN] In the wake of the ice storm that hit Canada last week, Seventh-day Adventists are providing emergency assistance in what news media are describing as "the most expen...

Adventist Church in Korea Growing Despite Economic Crisis

Seoul, South Korea ... [ANN] Though Korea’s economic crisis is severely impacting the nation, the Seventh-day Adventist Church still anticipates growth, according to church officials. "To date we have...

Tibetan Scholar Visits Adventist World Headquarters

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Zhaga, a Tibetan-born scholar, visited the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters on January 6 to discuss religious liberty and the treatment of religi...

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,...

New Satellite Spanish Network Will Serve the Americas

Costa Rica ... [ANN] A new network in the Spanish language will soon be delivering Adventist World Radio (AWR) programming to more than 40 local radio stations and several international shortwave stat...

Broadcasts Begin on Direct-to-home Satellite in Europe

Bracknell, England ... [ANN] Since the first of January 1998, listeners in Europe are able to tune in to Adventist World Radio on direct-to-home satellite radio. "This is AWR’s first foray into the e...

Adventist Aid Agency Makes Nepalese Children Smile

Kathmandu, Nepal… [ANN] A 29-member medical team from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Japan performed 52 surgical operations on children in Nepal between November 16 and December...

Former Adventist Pastor Held on War Crime Charges Now Released

Laredo, Texas… [ANN] Former Seventh-day Adventist pastor Elizaphan Ntakirutimana arrested in September 1996 was released on December 17, 1997, by a federal magistrate in Laredo, Texas, U.S.A. Ntakirut...

ANN: A Review of the Year

As the old year turns on its hinge to close another chapter of human history, it’s natural to reflect on the year’s events and their meaning. This brief review points out some of the highlights and tr...

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