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Published:
May 20, 2019

Early arrivals at the Saturday program for the Symposium on Genocide could walk through the small exhibition in the lobby featuring historical information on Rwanda, photos of the memorials and quotations from survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, and displays of Rwandan cultural memorabilia before entering the auditorium for the afternoon program.

Published:
May 19, 2019

SILVER SPRING, MD – During a recent summit held in Geneva, Switzerland, Jonathan Duffy, president for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joined hundreds of interfaith world leaders to discuss fostering inclusivity and countering hate speech to enhance the protection of religious minorities, refugees, and migrants.  

Published:
May 17, 2019

Pastor Julio Palacio, president of the Adventist Church in West Venezuela passed away suddenly on May 16, 2019.

Published:
May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the North American Division issued a joint statement in response to the Equality Act, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 17 and is currently awaiting consideration by the U.S. Senate.

Published:
May 17, 2019

Seventh-day Adventist world church president Ted N.C. Wilson has issued an urgent appeal for prayer following the recent arrest and detention of 22 Adventist leaders and members in the central African nation of Burundi.

Published:
May 16, 2019

After Tennessee Governor Bill Lee denied clemency to Donnie Edward Johnson on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the Riverside Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church has decided to hold a prayer vigil for Johnson, an Adventist on death row for murdering his wife more than 30 years ago. Johnson, who holds Bible studies inside the prison and started a radio program called "What the Bible Says,” is an elder of Riverside Chapel, and a part of the church’s prison ministry.

Published:
May 15, 2019

In this week’s news round-up, the Governor of Tennessee denies clemency for Donnie Johnson, an Adventist elder on death row, a U.S. Army health clinic is named for Desmond T. Doss, Florida Governor signs school voucher program at Adventist school, DeVon Franklin’s wife, actress Meagan Good, discusses how judgmental Christians have pushed her away from church, and Oakwood Aeolians sing for crash victim’s daughter.

Published:
May 14, 2019

"This is 'Day Number 4' in this highly unjust and illegal interference by the Burundi government into the ecclesiastical activities of the Seventh-day Adventist Church by arresting our duly-appointed Burundi Union president. Please pray intently and unceasingly around the globe for religious freedom for God-fearing church members in Burundi."

Published:
May 13, 2019

Worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders have asked for mercy for an Adventist on death row in Tennessee. Leaders are asking for church members to pray for Donnie Edward Johnson, scheduled to be executed on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Published:
May 13, 2019

Leonard Bailey, MD, the renowned Loma Linda University Health surgeon who garnered international media attention in 1984 for transplanting a baboon’s heart into a human infant known as “Baby Fae,” the research from which spawned human-to-human infant heart transplants and other cardiac treatment breakthroughs, died on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the age of 76 following a battle with cancer.

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