Seventh-day Adventists in Brazil promote religious liberty amid pandemic conditions
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Fernando Torres, with Jenifer Costa) on May 31, 2020 at 12:30 pm
An annual observance of State Religious Freedom Week in the Brazilian state of São Paulo took on special significance in 2020 due to the global pandemic and lockdown. The São Paulo Legislative Assembly, or ALSEP, hosted a multi-day meeting on “Religious Freedom in the Pandemic.” Dr. Damaris Moura, a state deputy and member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Brazil, chaired the event, which featured several national and international experts and religious movement representatives. Notable...
When pandemic cut blood supply, Korea’s Seventh-day Adventists stepped in
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Northern Asia-Pacific Division) on May 31, 2020 at 12:30 pm
A Seventh-day Adventist congregation in Cheonghak-ri, a village in South Korea’s Gyeonggi region, held a blood drive to help replenish stock diminished by the coronavirus pandemic. On a recent Sabbath morning, a blood donation bus from the Korean Red Cross arrived at the parking lot of the Cheonghak Seventh-day Adventist Church, after a deacon, Seong KiYeol, organized the effort. Seong, a nurse at a Seoul hospital, had asked a blood supplier to deliver blood to the facility and was told he’d...
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