Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB)

Understanding the Times : Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week 2022

Understanding the Times : Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week 2022

We have produced daily devotional videos to help you each day of Suffering Church Action & Awareness Week to focus …
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A Delegation from the Diocese of Truro On a Visit to MECC in Beirut

A Delegation from the Diocese of Truro On a Visit to MECC in Beirut

H.E. Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen: guaranteeing the religious freedom in Lebanon is good news for the country, the region and …
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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church : 6 Nov, ONLINE

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church : 6 Nov, ONLINE

This is an important opportunity to stand with Christians across the world from multiple denominations and organisations to pray with …
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Why Our Religious Freedom Matters

Why Our Religious Freedom Matters

Lecture given by Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, and Author of the FCDO’s independent review of persecuted Christians, …
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Understanding the Times: Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week : 22 Oct, Swindon & ONLINE

Understanding the Times: Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week : 22 Oct, Swindon & ONLINE

Please join us for our Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week Launch …
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‘Boris’ successor must tackle FORB abuses’

‘Boris’ successor must tackle FORB abuses’

In the build-up to the UN’s International Day to Commemorate the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or …
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Faith and Frontiers: Christian Responses to the Migration Crisis : 17 Sep, ONLINE

Faith and Frontiers: Christian Responses to the Migration Crisis : 17 Sep, ONLINE

This conference will explore the Christian response to those who seek asylum and refuge …
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International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief: London 2022

International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief: London 2022

Latest news from the Conference being held on 5-6 July …
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Open Doors warns of rapidly growing threat of digital persecution against Christians

Open Doors warns of rapidly growing threat of digital persecution against Christians

A new report by Open Doors UK, Digital Persecution – The New Frontier for Freedom of Religion or Belief, has …
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The Rise of Global Christian Persecution: Truro Conference June 2022 : Proceedings

The Rise of Global Christian Persecution: Truro Conference June 2022 : Proceedings

Proceedings of the recent Conference in Truro at which six of the UK’s leading experts addressed the growing and global …
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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom’s 2022 Annual Report

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom’s 2022 Annual Report

In its 2022 Annual Report, USCIRF recommends 15 countries to the State Department for designation as “countries of particular concern” …
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MPs debate violence in Nigeria following church massacre on Pentecost Sunday

MPs debate violence in Nigeria following church massacre on Pentecost Sunday

The House of Commons held on debate on the growing violence in Nigeria following the attack to a Catholic church …
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Watch all episodes: ‘Why Christians should speak up for all faiths’​

Watch all episodes: ‘Why Christians should speak up for all faiths’​

This week we wrapped up our online series with the Bishop of Truro, which explored why Christians should be at …
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China's internet clampdown is step closer to 'cancelling Christianity'

China’s internet clampdown is step closer to ‘cancelling Christianity’

Christian websites in China have been suspended as new digital content …
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“Changemakers” course will help empower the grassroots for freedom of religion or belief

“Changemakers” course will help empower the grassroots for freedom of religion or belief

A new “Local Changemakers Course” is being released by the Freedom of Religion or Belief Learning Platform to help empower …
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UK to host international conference to promote freedom of religion or belief this July in London

UK to host international conference to promote freedom of religion or belief this July in London

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will host a global summit to promote freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) …
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Barnabas Fund Supporters' Meeting : 11 Jun, ONLINE

Barnabas Fund Supporters’ Meeting : 11 Jun, ONLINE

Incluidng updates on the emerging needs of the suffering Church at present, and Barnabas’ response, particularly in Ukraine, Afghanistan and …
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Struck Down But Not Destroyed: 20 Years of Prayer and Protest for Eritrea: 19 May

Struck Down But Not Destroyed: 20 Years of Prayer and Protest for Eritrea: 19 May

Stand with us alongside our Eritrean friends in prayer and protest to mark 20 years since the beginning of a …
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Why Christians should speak up for people of all faiths: 13 Apr-25 May, ONLINE

Why Christians should speak up for people of all faiths: 13 Apr-25 May, ONLINE

Protecting an individual’s right to choose what and who they believe in is articulated in Genesis 1 and 2, but …
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The Forgotten Women: Persecuted Women and Girls from Religious Minorities : 8 Mar, ONLINE

The Forgotten Women: Persecuted Women and Girls from Religious Minorities : 8 Mar, ONLINE

Alongside first-hand accounts from survivors of sexual violence and forced conversion, the event will unpack further research into persecution of …
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Film: Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years : free to stream 11-13 Apr

Film: Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years : free to stream 11-13 Apr

Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years is the story of how God’s love transformed an ambitious, atheistic hedonist into one …
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Lift Up Your Voice: Humanity : 3 Feb, ONLINE

Lift Up Your Voice: Humanity : 3 Feb, ONLINE

An evening listening and learning from the voices of those who are persecuted for their faith …
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All for Jesus - A persecuted discipleship study course : 2-30 March, ONLINE

All for Jesus – A persecuted discipleship study course : 2-30 March, ONLINE

Join Release International’s Head of Content and Theology Kenneth Harrod for a five week study course to understand persecution theology …
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#RedWednesday: Falmouth Justice and Peace Action Group Service : 24 Nov, Falmouth

#RedWednesday: Falmouth Justice and Peace Action Group Service : 24 Nov, Falmouth

Marking Red Wednesday with a simple service to remember the sufferfing church and those persecuted for their faith. All welcome …
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Global Prayer Watch: Climate Change and the Persecuted Church : 6 Nov, ONLINE

We will be praying during the UN’s COP26 conference in Glasgow for God’s purposes for climate change.  We will also …
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Launch of Suffering Church Action & Awareness Week (SCAAW) 2021 : 30 Oct, ONLINE

Launch of Suffering Church Action & Awareness Week (SCAAW) 2021 : 30 Oct, ONLINE

Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund, will speak on A Suffering Church in an Age of Uncertainty …
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G7 Prayer Breakfast: The Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) for All : 13 Jun, ONLINE

G7 Prayer Breakfast: The Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) for All : 13 Jun, ONLINE

Nury Turkel, a U.S. Commissioner on International Religious Freedom will address a G7 prayer breakfast in Cornwall on Sunday 13th …
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Standing up for religious freedom: What it looks like and why we should fight for it : 19 May, ONLINE

Standing up for religious freedom: What it looks like and why we should fight for it : 19 May, ONLINE

ACN is joining forces with Catholic Voices (CV) to host a webinar on Wednesday, 19th May at 6pm – a …
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Launch of ACN’s ‘Religious Freedom in the World Report 2021 : 20 Apr, ONLINE

Launch of ACN’s ‘Religious Freedom in the World Report 2021 : 20 Apr, ONLINE

We invite you to the virtual launch of ACN’s Religious Freedom in the World report, which assesses the extent that …
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Eight Contemporary Pressures on the Persecuted Church : 27 Mar, ONLINE

Eight Contemporary Pressures on the Persecuted Church : 27 Mar, ONLINE

This remote event is an opportunity to hear directly from Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund, Caroline Kerslake, …
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How valuable are the EU's external FoRB activities? A conversation with the EEAS : 17 Mar, ONLINE

How valuable are the EU’s external FoRB activities? A conversation with the EEAS : 17 Mar, ONLINE

The webinar will discuss the EEAS’ policy initiatives in defending and promoting freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) around the …
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Set Your Captives Free - #RedWednesday : 25 Nov, ONLINE

Set Your Captives Free – #RedWednesday : 25 Nov, ONLINE

On the day of #RedWednesday, join us for the launch of our Set your Captives Free report which explores four …
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Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week: SCAAW Live : 31 Oct, ONLINE

Suffering Church Action and Awareness Week: SCAAW Live : 31 Oct, ONLINE

For the first time in the 24 year history of Barnabas Fund’s annual event for the suffering Church, we will …
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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church : 15 Nov, ONLINE

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church : 15 Nov, ONLINE

This special online event will feature testimony from China, India and Nigeria, so save the date, tell your friends …
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New BARNABAS TODAY website launch : 5 Sep, ONLINE

New BARNABAS TODAY website launch : 5 Sep, ONLINE

Barnabas Today will be a platform for resources written from and for situations of suffering, to bring hope and encouragement …
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Faith on the Frontline Webinar : 7 Jul, ONLINE

Faith on the Frontline Webinar : 7 Jul, ONLINE

What would you do if your church was raided by police and Bibles made illegal? Despite facing hostility and risk, …
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Barnabas Fund Supporters’ Afternoon : 20 Jun, ONLINE

Barnabas Fund Supporters’ Afternoon : 20 Jun, ONLINE

This remote event is an opportunity to hear directly from Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, Founder and International Director of Barnabas Fund, …
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