A Christian politician, Anthony Naveed has achieved a major political milestone after he was elected as the first Christian Deputy Speaker of the Sindh Provincial Assembly on Sunday.
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French evangelicals launch website offering listening service and educational resources for victims and witnesses of sexual violenceBy CDI Staff
In the summer of 2022, members of the National Council of French Evangelicals (CNEF) launched a website (Stop-Abus.fr) where victims and witnesses of sexual abuse can report abuse and find more information on sexual abuse with links and sources curated by CNEF. The site also provides resources on how to manage sexual abuse and misconduct within Evangelical churches and organizations.
As young adults are getting married and entering parenthood later in life than their parents' generation did before them, a new Pew Research study finds that among young adults without children, men are more likely than women to say they want to be parents someday.
Two years after Russia invaded Ukraine, families in the country are desperate and looking to the Church for support, putting clergy under huge pressure.
Church leaders accused of deliberately supporting conversion testimonies for asylum seekers wanting to take advantage of asylum statusBy CDI Staff
On January 31 in London, a young woman and her child were attacked with acid by an asylum seeker from Afghanistan. He was granted asylum status after a local priest supported his testimony of conversion to the Christian faith. Some British politicians have responded by accusing churches of helping migrants avoid deportation by deliberately fast-tracking conversions.
44% of trans-identified individuals report ‘serious psychological distress,' one-third experienced homelessness
The U.S. Transgender Survey from the National Center for Transgender Equality assessed 92,329 people who identify as trans or nonbinary from Oct. 19 through Dec. 5, 2022. The survey included more than 84,000 people aged 18 and older and was also open to individuals aged 16 and older.