Italian evangelicals request more liberty

Milla Ling-Davies  |  World
Date posted:  1 Feb 2024
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Italian evangelicals request more liberty

Georgia Meloni, Italian Prime Minister

The president of the Italian Evangelical Alliance (IEA) has called for more religious freedom in Italy.

In his lecture on religious freedom at the University of Padua on 20 November 2023, IEA president Giacomo Ciccone declared that, despite constitutional guarantees in the country, ‘religious freedom is still caged in a political-religious culture that has not yet accepted religious pluralism’.

He spoke about the active role evangelicals have historically had in defending religious freedom in the world and in Italy, before opening a group discussion on two recent government acts against Italian churches – including the still-pending case of the evangelical Breccia Di Roma church (see more here).

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