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Thousands of Adventists respond to the Zika virus in Brazil

Members of all ages are mobilizing resources to act against a virus that the World Health Organization has declared a "global public health emergency."

Goalkeeper stuns Brazil’s sporting world by refusing to play on Sabbath

Brazil's player of the year says he chooses God over his career.

ADRA Brazil responds to the worst environmental disaster in Minas Gerais

A toxic mudslide has left hundreds of thousands of people without drinkable water, and has rendered local water supplies untreatable.

Former leader of the Adventist Church in South America dies at 75

Leader remembered for having a "clear focus on mission and appreciation of people"

‘Hope Brazil’ initiative empowered Adventists to serve, share mission during World Cup

Volunteers assisted with blood donation drives, distributed literature

‘Hope Brazil’ initiative empowered Adventists to serve, share mission during World Cup

Volunteers assisted with blood donation drives, distributed literature

Adventists stage anti-abuse campaigns throughout South America

Coordinated program is biggest implementation of world church initiative Aug 29, 2013 Brasília, Brazil ANN staff Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists took to the streets as activists against abuse in scores of cities throughout South America last Saturday.

In Brazil, Adventists demonstrate Christian hospitality

Acts of kindness connect with Catholic youth in town for World Youth Day Aug 1, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ASN staff/ANN staff Seventh-day Adventist young people in Rio de Janeiro demonstrated Christian hospitality this week when they offered 170 Catholic youth in town for World Youth Day a place to stay. Adventist young people from the Rio de Janeiro Central Adventist Church share a meal with Catholic youth in town for the World Youth Day and Pope Francis’s visit. [photo: Fabiana Bertolli] The Italian Catholics were part of the World Youth Day Pilgrimage, which saw thousands of young Catholics worldwide travel to Rio de Janeiro for a week to celebrate the diversity of the Catholic Church and deepen their personal spirituality.

Adventist health leaders welcome new U.S. cigarette warning labels

Seventh-day Adventist health leaders welcomed the United States' new policy requiring of cigarette manufacturers to add new graphic warning labels on cigarette packs and advertising by October of next year. The new warning as it would appear on a cigarette package. [photo courtesy FDA] U.S.

Adventists share hope, donate blood in wake of school shooting

An Adventist pastor delivers a street-side message just outside a Rio de Janeiro school where an April 7 shooting left 12 students dead. The message was part of an outreach effort in which church members donated blood to recovering victims and distributed encouraging books to neighbors
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