Deconstructing Racism as A Multifaceted Dehumanizing Personal and Social Disease
Posted July 9, 2020
Covid Lessons—Traveling Safe
Posted July 7, 2020
PARL’s experience and work during the chaos of Covid-related travel restrictions have helped us distill a few general “best practices” for church employees and members who plan to resume travel—either for work or mission service—once the pandemic ends.
Thinking ‘Adventistly’ About Politics
Posted May 11, 2020
I first came across the unusual but useful adverb “Christianly” in an article published last year about the role of faith in politics. In an interview, Michael Wear, a former director of President Obama’s White House faith-based initiative, said Christians have a special responsibility to speak up about issues of public policy.
As the World’s Attention is Focused Elsewhere, Religious Freedom Abuses Continue
Posted May 4, 2020
The release of the 20th annual report on international religious freedom by a US watchdog agency highlights troubling trends, say Adventist advocates
Religious Liberty in a Time of Crisis
Posted April 9, 2020
As authorities around the world struggle to respond to the global spread of COVID-19, governments at every level—from local to national—have issued new and, in some cases, unprecedented, directives that touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives.
Not Everything Published Online is Truth
Posted January 6, 2020
There are allegations presented Online as if they were true, but which are in fact fabrications maliciously put together to discredit the GC and its leadership.
Adventist Religious Liberty Advocates Urge Support for Resolution Against Blasphemy Laws
Posted December 12, 2019
A proposed Congressional resolution calling for the repeal of anti-blasphemy and apostasy laws worldwide will shine a much-needed spotlight on the destructive impact of these laws, according to the Seventh-day Adventist world church’s representative on Capitol Hill.
Pivotal Sabbath Accommodation Case Takes One Step Closer to the Supreme Court
Posted December 11, 2019
The US government’s top Supreme Court lawyer recommended to the Court on December 9 that it should hear a case with potentially far-reaching implications for Sabbath-keepers in the workplace.
With Religious Freedom Under Threat, Is There a Way Forward?
Posted December 11, 2019
Seventh-day Adventist advocates are working to protect this vital human right within a culture that has grown skeptical of many religious freedom claims.
Archive of Recent News
- 2016 Updates
- Why does the Seventh-day Adventist Church have a presence in the public sector?
- 'Religious Freedom Is a High Priority for Church,' Adventist Representative Tells UN Envoy
- Background Information About PARL's Interfaith Activities
- No more Sabbath classes for nursing students in Bangladesh
- Adventists in Western Switzerland Hold First Religious Liberty Day
- Adventist Ambassador to Take on High Judicial Role
- Theology Students in France Learn the Fundamentals of Public Affairs
- Ambassador Says Church Offers Tremendous Resources to International Community
- Adventist Leader Discusses Sexuality at UN Conference
- Adventists Observe Day of Prayer as Russia Moves to Limit Missionary Activity
- Adventists Hold High-Level Moscow Talks About Law Restricting Missionary Work
- South American Training Event Series
- Swiss Adventists Promote Dialogue as Path to Peace
- South American Training Series Equips Defenders of Religious Freedom
- Adventists to Partner with Newseum for Religious Liberty Summit
- At Moscow Forum, Adventists Join Other Faiths in Decrying Religious Extremism
- Adventist Speaker Underscores Human Dignity to African Union Leaders
- Are You Ready For Religious Liberty Sabbath?
- 2015 Updates
- Adventists are a ‘blessing to society,’ says new director for Public Affairs and Religious Liberty
- Annual Religious Liberty Dinner Draws Thought Leaders, Policymakers
- Miami-based Adventists Honour Jamaica's Nigel Coke For Religious Liberty Work
- UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Appreciates the Adventist Church’s Global Work
- Restoration Praise Center - Religious Liberty Day - Panel Discussion
- 2014 Updates
- 2012 Updates
- 2011 Updates
- 2010 Updates