Summary of news from December 1, 2023

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Discover a summary of 5 news stories published on the InfoChrétienne website this Friday, December 1st. A good way to have a global vision of what is happening in the world, particularly in the Christian sphere.

Sudan: the Church plays an essential welcoming role for the millions of displaced people

In Sudan, since the April 15 coup, more than 6000 civilians have been killed and 7.1 million have been forced to flee. In this context of crisis, churches become shelters and provide material and spiritual support to populations, although some are subject to vandalism and looting. 

Tribune: “No, Armenia no longer has anything to negotiate with Azerbaijan!”

Discover an article by Pascal Portoukalian, a French Christian of Armenian origin, living in Yerevan (Armenia) for a year.

Torrents de Vie: after investigation, the CNEF considers that there was no crime

Under fire from criticism since the end of August following reports accusing it of practicing conversion therapy, the evangelical association Torrents de Vie was subjected to an independent internal investigation. According to the CNEF, the verdict of this investigation indicates that the crime known as “conversion therapy” was not committed by Torrents de Vie.

Cop 28: cults call on Emmanuel Macron for “drastic and immediate” action

The leaders of the main religions in France called on Emmanuel Macron to express their “concerns” about the climate and call for “drastic and immediate” action, we learned on Thursday on the opening day of COP 28. Linking the climate crisis to “a real spiritual and civilization crisis”, they therefore plead for “a revolution of sobriety”.

See you on Sunday on France 2 for an episode of “Ma Foi” on kindness

See you on Sunday December 3 at 10 a.m. on Présence Protestante (France 2) to talk about kindness in a new episode of “Ma Foi…”, with Jacques Poujol, pastor and trainer in helping relationships, and Jacques Verseils, shepherd in Mialet, in the heart of the Cévennes.

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