This section contains topics that are currently being discussed in the Church: the new marriage law, euthanasia, offering shelter to undocumented migrants, Church finances and sexual harassment. Each article presents a brief overview of the topic, background information and the debate it has raised in the media.
The amended Finnish Marriage Act entered into force on 1 March 2017.
The word ‘euthanasia’ comes from the Greek word, whose literal meaning is ‘a good death’, and it refers to quietly…
The Christian faith involves helping those in need, regardless of their nationality, religion or gender.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland has been ordaining women for thirtyfive years.
The Church has also reviewed its instructions and practices in intervening in cases of sexual harassment to ensure that they…