Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Preview the First-Ever 'Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/20/2018 1:18:05 PM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations across the country. On the show, Secretary Pompeo shared about the State Department hosting the first-ever "Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom" next week. The event will be held July 24 26, bringing t Source: Family Research Council

South Sudan Council of Churches: 'Peace will Return to Our Country'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/20/2018 6:17:03 AM
Contact: World Council of Churches Media Office, +41 79 507 6363 GENEVE, July 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a 19 July statement, the South Sudan Council of Churches reflected on recent developments in the country: "The winds of violence and conflict have continued to obscure our road to light and peace, while the international community remains discouraged and frustrated by the absence of peace. It is well known that the church has historically played a key moral and spiritual role i Source: World Congress of Families

Universal Basic Income is a Pipedream

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/18/2018 9:07:05 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on the latest misguided program to help the poor:   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 Moth Source: Catholic League

PA. Rep. Rozzi's Grandstanding Days are Over

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/5/2018 9:06:00 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org      NEW YORK, July 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Pennsylvania state legislator Mark Rozzi: Pennsylvania Rep. Mark Rozzi's shameless grandstanding may finally have caught up with him. Under the guise of protecting children, Rozzi has spent the last several years targeting the Catholic Churchexclusively&mdas Source: Catholic League

Honor Jahi McMath; Revise 'Brain Death' Criteria

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/29/2018 6:45:00 AM
Contact: Tom Shakely, Executive Director, Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, 855-300-4673, tshakely@lifeandhope.comPHILADELPHIA, June 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jahi McMath, an Oakland teenager at the center of an international debate on the "brain death" criteria, died earlier this week due to liver failure."We fought for Jahi, her family, and her rights ever since her 2013 brain injury," said Bobby Schindler, President of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Net Source: Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

How the Vision of One Couple, the Tenacity of a Dozen UK Churches, and the Collaboration of a Handful of Christian Ministries Took the Good News to the Racetrack in Sunbury this Father's Day

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/26/2018 12:23:00 PM
Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association, 503-614-1500 NEW YORK, June 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- While there have been numerous recent reports indicating the U.K. is at an all-time low in Christian population and regular church attendance, a number of unified, areawide evangelistic campaigns over the past few weeks have given a different picture of the state of the Church in the British Isles. The most recent of these events Joy @ Kempton Park with Andrew Palau in Sunbury, England Source: Luis Palau Association

WCC Joins Call for Release of Mission Personnel from Philippines

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/26/2018 5:25:01 AM
Contact: World Council of Churches Media Office, +41 79 507 6363   GENEVE, June 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Council of Churches (WCC) joined the Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church (UMC) as well as United Methodist bishops in the Philippines in appealing to the government of the Philippines for assistance and cooperation in extracting three United Methodist mission personnel from the country. Photo: Albin Hillert/World Council of ChurchesThe three young Source: World Council of Churches

The $100,000,000 Fundraiser -- Raising $1,000,000 for 100 Ministries to Spread the Gospel Throughout the World

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
To raise $100,000,000 in a 24-hour period through the royalties of "It's All about Jesus" To beat two Guinness Book of World Records: most money raised and fastest-selling book To request a donation to at least one of the 50 preselected ministries if we reach the goal Contact: Mr. Jan Blonk, 904-377-9983, jan@thecauseofchrist.com SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla., June 25, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- It's All about Jesus is a one-year devotional, glorifying Him as "the Lamb of God" and " Source: Christian Copywriting

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold #1 Kairos Inside Program at Grimes Unit in Newport, Arkansas

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/21/2018 8:01:00 AM
Studies have shown program helps to reduce inmate recidivism and improves the prison environment Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-629-4948 DEBARY, Fla., June 21, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the start of a Kairos Inside Program at the Grimes Unit located in Jackson County, Arkansas beginning Thursday, June 28th. The Weekend event will be the first Kai Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Catholic Extension Announces Family Reunification Fund in Response to the Crisis at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/21/2018 5:27:00 AM
Contact: Lisa Gunggoll, 708-829-8669 CHICAGO, Ill., June 21, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic Extension, a national organization that financially supports Catholic ministries among the poor and marginalized, announced today that it is establishing a Family Reunification Fund. The fund is a response to the human tragedy unfolding on the nation's southern border, where recent family separations and policy debates have exposed the profound misery of those fleeing their countries and coming Source: Catholic Extension

Christian Pastor Returned Home After Suffering Imprisonment, Torture and Abuse at the Hands of the Chinese Government

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/20/2018 2:32:01 PM
Contact: ChinaAid,432-689-6985 office,432-553-1080 media,media@chinaaid.org GUIYANG, Guizhou, China, June 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Imprisoned Huoshi Church Pastor Yang Hua returned to his home in Guizhou province yesterday after suffering mistreatment during his two-and-a-half year jail term for a falsified charge.According to his wife, Wang Hongwu, Yang broke out into loud worship songs after his release. She said, "Even though my husband experienced misfortune, Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Evangelist Alveda King: Important Juneteenth Message -- Stop Selective Outrage

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/19/2018 5:38:01 AM
Immigrant Children versus American Children Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 OPINION, June 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: It seems as if overnight the world has been consumed with a new movement calling for an end to the separation of immigrant children from their mothers at the border, but have we forgotten our own children? Every year thousands of American women, U.S. citizens, born and raised on this land, have been forcef Source: Alveda King Ministries

Coptic Solidarity Urges FIFA to Investigate Discrimination Against Coptic Footballers in Egypt

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/18/2018 8:11:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, June 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Coptic Solidarity submitted a report directly to FIFA officials as well as on their new online complaints mechanism, delineating rampant discrimination against Coptic footballers at all levels of football within Egypt. "During the past half-century, an infinitely small number of Coptic footballers - no more than 6 - h Source: Coptic Solidarity

Quaker Lobby Criticizes Attorney General's Biblical Justification for Breaking Up Families

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/15/2018 6:50:02 AM
Contact: Adlai Amor, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), 202-423-7989 WASHINGTON, June 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) today strongly criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for using the Bible to justify the separation of children from their families at the United States-Mexico border. "The Bible does not justify cruel, dangerous and inhumane border enforcement practices," said Diane Randall, Executive Secretary for F Source: Friends Committee on National Legislation

Faith Leaders Applaud Senate's Bipartisan Farm Bill

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid6/13/2018 5:59:01 AM
Contact: Kristen Archer, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), 202-812-2223 WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, faith leaders all over the country voiced strong support for the Senate Agriculture Committee's bipartisan farm bill. Building on the last farm bill, this version improves the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps more than 40 million Americans put food on the table. The bill also strengthens pilot programs and connects more Source: Friends Committee on National Legislation