Religious Freedom Serviço at the Seven Day Adventist Church
Among the various leaders who participated, Pr. Edson Rosa, gave the sermon, he is the responsible for the South America region. Dr. Alcides Coimbra, gave the report about the activities of the Adventist church did to promote the religious freedom. O Pr. Carlos Enoc Pollheim, director of the São Paulo Association of Religious Freedom and Communication. Pastor Almir de Oliveira, from the Paulistana Associação and Pr. Jefferson Castilho, from the Paulista do Vale mission. Dr. José Ricardo, from Santo André City Council. The former São Paulo State Secretary of Justice, Dr. Hédio Silva Jr. is helping to defend the Adventist members who are keeping the Saturday as a holiday, through Court case in the Supreme Federal Tribunal. More than 800 persons, many of them students, from all regions of Brazil, participated at the event and attended lectures of Dr. Wilson Endruveit, Theologian, ex-rector of the Latin América Teology Seminary.
The International Religious Liberty Association, (IRLA) was founded in 1893, by the Seven Day Adventists. The last World Congress was in South Africa. The professor Samuel Luz, is the national coordinator in Brazil.
Professor Euler Bahia, rector of the Adventist University Campus (Unasp) was pleased with the success of the event.
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