Summary of news from December 6, 2023

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Discover a summary of 5 news stories published on the InfoChrétienne website this Wednesday, December 6. A good way to have a global vision of what is happening in the world, particularly in the Christian sphere.

The CNEF votes on a historic text “for missional momentum” during its plenary assembly

Tuesday, December 5, the plenary assembly of the National Council of Evangelicals of France (CNEF) took place at the Palais de la Femme in Paris. On this occasion, the evangelical body voted to adopt a historic text "for a missional momentum for the evangelicals of France", committing its members to unite for the proclamation of the Gospel.

Risk of lead poisoning on the Notre Dame construction site: a senator requests the intervention of the Pope

Monday, December 5, Anne Souyris, environmentalist senator from Paris, requested a private audience with Pope Francis to "present to him the issues for human health and the environment of the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral". She estimates that this rehabilitation, carried out with nearly 500 tonnes of lead, raises ecological and health questions.

Public funding of Catholic school sparks conflict in Oklahoma

In a first in the United States, a public religious charter school should receive state funding. Associations for the separation of church and state are up in arms against the project, and the attorney general of Oklahoma has just joined them by filing a lawsuit to overturn the green light given to the creation of school.

Vice-president of the Protestant Church of Algeria sentenced to one year in prison

The vice-president of the Algerian Protestant Church (EPA), Youssef Ourahmane, was sentenced on appeal to one year in prison and a fine of 100 DZD (approximately €000) on November 665. Accused of having organized an unauthorized religious worship in March in an unapproved place, the pastor finds himself in violation of law 19/03.

Sound of Freedom still showing in cinemas

Alejandro Monteverde's film Sound of Freedom, a powerful cry of protest against human trafficking, is still in theaters! It tells the true story of Tim Ballard, played by Jim Caviezel, a former US government agent who quits his job to devote himself to the fight against child trafficking.

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