Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Giving up on the Poor

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/19/2019 6:14:05 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Catholic League July 19, 2019   OPINION, July 19, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Catholic League president Bill Donohue: The greatest enemy of the poor are those who champion their cause. It sounds counterintuitive. How can this be? Because most of those who lead the charge against poverty have no personal stake in their cause. Unlike Mother Teresa, who made it clear that helping the poor must begin with those who carry their bann Source: Catholic League

Pelosi's Selective Catholicism

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/18/2019 5:12:04 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Catholic League July 18, 2019   NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a tweet from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: Nancy Pelosi loves to flaunt her Catholicism when it can be used to advance her political or ideological agenda. So it was when she used last Sunday's Gospel reading, about the Good Samaritan, to chide President Trump on his immigration policy. "It should be a sign to us Source: Catholic League

Planned Parenthood Disarray Not Unexpected, Critic Says

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/17/2019 3:56:04 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Life Decisions International July 17, 2019 FRONT ROYAL, Va., July 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Decisions International, a Planned Parenthood watchdog organization, has issued a statement regarding the ouster of Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen. "Leana Wen has the distinction of serving as PPFA boss for a shorter period of time than any other person," said LDI President Douglas R. Scott, Jr. "We are told Wen's departure is due to 'philosophical dif Source: Life Decisions International

New Gospel for Asia Report Targets Child Labor Exploitation, Enslavement

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/16/2019 5:36:00 AM
Yohannan calls for people to 'pray, engage and act' to end the 'staggeringly evil' exploitation of millions of children around the world THE EXPLOITED GENERATION: An estimated 218 million children worldwide as young as five years old are engaged in labor activities, including forced labor, prostitution and pornography, according to a new report released today by Christian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org/press/report-child-labor), urging people to "pray, engage and act." Source: InChrist Communications

Family in Taiwan Faces Grave Danger -- Their Family is Only One Week Away from Being Imprisoned and Tortured

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/10/2019 5:58:04 AM
Photo: Liao Qiang (in black) and Ren Ruiting (right) with three of their four other escaped family members. NEWS PROVIDED BYChinaAid July 10, 2019 MIDLAND, Texas, July 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- When Liao Qiang and his family of six arrived in Taiwan last week, it's because it was their only option for keeping their children safe.The family, which is affiliated with Early Rain Covenant Church, has been under constant surveillance from the Chinese authorities ever since a December cra Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Evangelist Alveda King - Independence Day 2019: Life, Liberty, Justice, Jubilee and Reparations Prayers

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/3/2019 5:35:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Alveda King Ministries July 3, 2019 ATLANTA, July 3, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: Zechariah 4:6 (NLT) "It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit, says the LORD of Heaven's Armies." Read full article HERE. Independence Day 2019 is tomorrow. Juneteenth 2019 is just behind us. We are currently celebrating 400 years of African American history, so it's likely not by accident that the "reparations d Source: Alveda King Ministries

Carlos and Rosemarie Evans: The Inspiring Story of a Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/2/2019 8:10:01 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Audra Jennings PR July 2, 2019 ORLANDO, July 2, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sustaining a military marriage is difficult, especially when deployments keep a family separated for prolonged periods. The strain is intensified when there is an injury. According to the PTSD Foundation of America, an estimated two-thirds of marriages fail for troops suffering from combat trauma. Carlos and Rosemarie Evans know first-hand. In "Standing Together: The Inspirational Story of a Woun Source: Audra Jennings PR

Dominican Sisters of Mary Respond to Continuous Requests to Share Community More Widely

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/1/2019 10:12:04 AM
Announcing Launch of New Global Platform 'LED' to Include State of the Art Studios NEWS PROVIDED BY Dominican Sisters of Mary July 1, 2019 MEDIA ADVISORY, July 1, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dominican Sisters of Mary announce the launch of a new global platform: WHAT- Lumen Ecclesiae Digitalor 'LED' is a new digital community/platform created as a response to many requests for a share in the beautiful and joyous life of the Dominican Sisters of Mary. The Sisters cannot be ev Source: GoLEDigital.org

Artist Lineup Announced for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau this Fall

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/27/2019 10:54:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Luis Palau Association June 27, 2019 TYLER, Texas, June 27, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The team behind CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau the large, multicultural music festival scheduled for October 5-6, 2019 has announced the artist lineup for this year's much-anticipated event. The festival will include performances by top Christian recording artists Blanca, Marisol Park, Ryan Stevenson, The Newsboys, Pat Barrett, and Lecrae. Additionally, award-winning cou Source: Luis Palau Association

Gospel for Asia Marks 40 Years of 'Revolution' in Missions, Eyes Future Ministry Growth

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/27/2019 6:23:00 AM
Founder K.P. Yohannan says 'so much more yet to do' as missions agency celebrates anniversary July 3 40 YEARS OF REVOLUTION: Missions 'phenomenon' Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) celebrates 40 years of launching waves of world-changing national workers who've helped millions in Asia experience God's love. NEWS PROVIDED BYGospel for AsiaJune 27, 2019WILLS POINT, Texas, June 27, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) a Christian movement that launch Source: InChrist Communications

150,000 Children and Adults Being Reached for Christ in Sudanese Refugee Camps

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/26/2019 11:30:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Child Evangelism Fellowship June 26, 2019 WARRENTON, Mo., June 26, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- South Sudan is the world's newest country (2011), but it's not faring well. In 2013, civil war broke out. In 2015, the fighting became so severe that now over two million people have fled into neighboring countries, including Uganda to the south. Over one million have been living in squalor in various refugee camps in Uganda, 65% under the age of 18. Child Evangelism Fellows Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

The Wayfair Walkout - Fire Them All

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/26/2019 4:11:01 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Aspire Christian Community June 26, 2019 DODGE CITY, Kan., June 26, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Rev. CJ Conner: As conditions at a remote holding center for migrant children came to light last week, Christians were saddened at the thought that we didn't have the resources to take care of innocent children. No soap, no toothpaste, no beds we were told. Christians considered what they could do for their country and tried to donate toiletries Source: Aspire Christian Community

HUD Protects Women in Shelters

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/25/2019 12:53:03 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Liberty Counsel June 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Trump administration has proposed a rule that will help protect vulnerable women and children by allowing federally funded homeless shelters to consider a range of factors including biological sex in deciding whether to provide lodging to people. The rule will become final on July 22, 2019. The Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) rule would permit shelte Source: Liberty Counsel

Elderly Woman Held in Hospice Facility Against Her Will

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/25/2019 9:23:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Life Legal Defense Foundation June 25, 2019 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 25, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Legal is working with the daughter of an elderly Alabama woman who has been forced into hospice care against her will. Nancy Scott contacted us in despair after she learned that her elderly mother, Marian Leonard, was transferred to hospice even though Marian is not terminally ill. The state of Alabama placed Marian in protective custody and appointed a third-party guard Source: Life Legal Defense Foundation

Human Rights and Religious Freedom Advocates Call for President Trump to Highlight 'Human Rights Over Tariffs' in Meeting with Chinese President Xi This Week

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/25/2019 5:00:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Christian Defense CoalitionJune 25, 2019WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Activists will be holding a prayer vigil and demonstration in front of the White House on Wednesday, June 26, at 12:00 PM. (Pennsylvania NW side.) Several will be peacefully risking arrest to stand in solidarity with Christians, Uighurs and Falun Gong practitioners who are being imprisoned and persecuted for their faith in China.President Trump has indicated that he will be having Source: Christian Defense Coalition