Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

A. Larry Ross Communications Expands Team to Meet Growing Needs of Faith-based & Humanitarian Organizations

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/25/2019 7:06:03 AM
Agency Announces New Executive Team Structure and Creation of a Digital Account Division NEWS PROVIDED BY A. Larry Ross Communications March 25, 2019 CARROLLTON, Texas, March 25, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marking 25 years of serving faith-based and humanitarian leaders and organizations, A. Larry Ross Communications, an award-winning, Dallas-based full-service public relations agency, has restructured its executive team and created a new digital account division in order to better s Source: A. Larry Ross Communications

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys Chaplains into Nebraska Following Widespread Flooding

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/22/2019 10:51:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYBilly Graham Rapid Response TeamMarch 22, 2019CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are on-site in Dodge County, Neb., one of many areas across the Midwest that has been inundated with an historic level of flooding. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts called the disaster which was caused by a combination of factors including a bomb cyclone, deeply frozen ground, and heavy precipitat Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

WCC to Hold Midday Prayer for Those Grieving After Flight Disaster

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/18/2019 11:45:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY World Council of Churches MARCH 18, 2019   GENEVA, March 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting the public, media, and all people of goodwill to join in a Midday Prayer on 20 March. Prayers will focus on grieving family, friends and colleagues who lost loved ones from UN agencies, the WCC and other organizations who perished in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on 10 March.   Photo: Ivars Kupcis/World Council of Ch Source: World Council of Churches

Gospel For Asia to Drill Over 4,000 'Jesus Wells' in Asia's Most Thirsty Hotspots

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/18/2019 8:05:01 AM
World Water Day on March 22 Spotlights Chronic Water Shortages, Issues Call to "Leave Nobody Behind"   NEWS PROVIDED BY Gospel For Asia March 18, 2019   WILLS POINT, Texas, March 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith-based humanitarian agency Gospel For Asia today announced plans to drill more than 4,000 of its unique "Jesus Wells" in the most needy communities in Asia this year, as World Water Day on March 22 spotlights the struggle to satisfy the world's Source: InChrist Communicatinos

Catholic Citizens Calls for Action on Sex Abuse Scandal

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/15/2019 11:27:02 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Catholic Citizens of Illinois March 15, 2019 CHICAGO, March 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic Citizens of Illinois commends Pope Francis for addressing the sexual abuse crisis. We now call upon Blase Cardinal Cupich, as our Archbishop for the following: Make full disclosure of the Vatican's investigation of Theodore McCarrick. Your unequivocal denial that you were aware of Theodore McCarrick's reputation for abusing seminarians, or that he was responsible f Source: Catholic Citizens of Illinois

Faith Organization Says House Resolution Condemning Hatred Must Include Anti-Christian Bigotry and Persecution of Christians

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/7/2019 7:16:04 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Christian Defense CoalitionMarch 7, 2019 WASHINGTON, March 7, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Washington, D.C. based, Christian Defense Coalition, calls for Speaker Pelosi to include Christianity in a potential House Resolution condemning all forms of hatred including anti-Semitism, racism and Islamophobia. According to the Pew Research Center, Christianity is the most dangerous and persecuted religion in the world with nearly a quarter of a billion Christians fa Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Global Horizons Launches Ubuntu Summer Institute: Addressing America's Critical Need for Racial Understanding

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/7/2019 1:00:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Global Horizons Inc. March 7, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 7, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Friends are arguing on Facebook. Families no longer gather for holidays. Christians are feeling that they want to jump in to make changes to bring families and communities back together. This summer a Minnesota not-for-profit will be doing something concrete to address the problem. It's called the Ubuntu Summer Institute. It's designed to give Christians the tools to bring us Source: Global Horizons Inc.

'Dying of Thirst:' New Report Highlights Global Water Crisis

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/4/2019 9:40:03 AM
Urgent Action Needed Now to Combat Deadly Waterborne Diseases and Critical Water Shortage, Says Gospel for AsiaNEWS PROVIDED BYGospel for AsiaMarch 4, 2019WILLS POINT, Texas, March 4, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- An eye-opening report from GFA, a leading faith-based humanitarian agency, has revealed key new insights into a critical survival issue what experts are calling a "worldwide water crisis" that threatens to get worse.Photo: Gospel for Asia's Jesus Wells supply cle Source: InChrist Communications

ChinaAid's Annual Persecution Report Demonstrates Increase in Persecution

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid3/4/2019 1:08:02 AM
Contact: ChinaAid, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org   MIDLAND, Texas, March 4, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid has released its 2018 Annual Persecution Report, demonstrating China's sharp escalation of human rights and religious freedom abuses over the past year and providing key examples.Photo: A chart from ChinaAid's 2018 Annual Persecution Report comparing the documented  number of Christians persecuted in 2018 (red) with the number of Christians persecuted in 2017 Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Coalition to Launch to Combat China's Worsening Religious Persecution

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/28/2019 1:54:02 PM
Contact: ChinaAid, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org  WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid's founder and president, Bob Fu, will join a host of U.S. lawmakers and Chinese religious freedom and human rights experts on Monday for a press conference to announce the launch of the Coalition to Advance Religious Freedom in China (CARFC), detail China's human rights abuses, and urge China to adhere to respect the rights of the Chinese people by adhering to its own, pre- Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Evangelist Alveda King to join Activist Angela Stanton-King in South Carolina for 'Day of Empathy'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/27/2019 5:28:05 AM
Contact: Jackie Jones, Truth PR, 316-644-9538 COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 27, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: In the wake of America's peace talks, Black History celebrations, a very diverse Oscars Night, the outcry over the rising crimes against humanity, the current state of national emergency surrounding our national security, the PPH battle, and a very disappointing US Senate vote that sanctions the slaughter of the innocents by abortion, I Source: Alveda King Ministries

More Than 2,200 Churches Unite to Host Love Cote d'Ivoire Festival with Andrew Palau in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/22/2019 9:44:04 AM
Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association, 503-614-1500 ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE, Feb. 22, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- More than 50,000 people in West Africa gathered this past weekend (Feb. 15-17, 2019) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire for a 3-day evangelistic festival with evangelist Andrew Palau. Led by the Luis Palau Association, the week-long campaign was the culmination of more than three years of work in Cote d'Ivoire, including massive citywide festivals in other influential cities suc Source: Luis Palau Association

Faith and Pro-life Organizations to Challenge Governor Northam on His Radical and Extremist Support of Late-term Abortion and Infanticide

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/20/2019 11:34:04 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- At a prayer vigil and rally sponsored by, Commonwealth for Life, participants will call for Governor Northam to embrace human rights and justice for all of Virginia's residents and work to end the violence of abortion and racism. The "Listen to their Voices" rally will begin with a news conference on Thursday, February 21, at 9:30 AM in front of Virginia Union University at the corner of Ad Source: Christian Defense Coalition

'Trauma Toys' Bring Peace to Children Fleeing ISIS

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/20/2019 6:50:02 AM
Stuffed Animals Play Soft Music, Prayers Help Calm Children in Combat ZonesContact: Jennifer Willingham, ICON Media Group, 615-483-4729, jennifer@iconmediagroup.comCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Heart-wrenching images have been streaming out of the Middle East in the last few weeks, showing refugee families fleeing for their lives from the last remaining ISIS stronghold in Syria. Among the displaced are thousands of traumatized children. Through a unique and Source: Icon Media Group

Grassroots 'Day Of Mourning' Sold Out and Spreads to Twenty More Cities and Rising

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/19/2019 6:37:02 AM
Contact: Elizabeth Johnston, 740-973-0542, ActivistMommyOfficial@gmail.comALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- A grassroots movement of American citizens distressed by New York's recent abortion law has turned their disgust to action with a "Day of Mourning" on February 23rd.In just over a week, the movement has grown from one large event in Albany, New York, to 20 events in locations such as Apple Valley, California, Eugene, Oregon, Chicago, Illinois and Char Source: Day of Mourning