Norwegian Adventist leader says hate must not prevail following attacks

Reidar Kvinge, president of the Adventist Church in Norway, said Friday’s national tragedy was “appalling” and urged members and the community not to let hate prevail. [NUC file photo] The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s top leader in Norway on Friday said the church and the community must not let hatred prevail following a national tragedy of nearly 100 people killed in a bombing and shooting spree. Separately, the denomination’s religious liberty director urged careful dialogue on the incident and cautioned that the ideology of the man who confessed to the acts should be referred to as “extremist” instead of “Christian Fundamentalist,” as several news reports had indicated

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