Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Recognizing the Muslim That Lost His Life Saving Hundreds of Egyptian Christians on Christmas Eve

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator, International Christian Concern (ICC), 301-859-3842, press@persecution.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- International Christian Concern (ICC) is inviting all those concerned to sign a letter recognizing a group of brave Muslim men who courageously followed their conscience and duty at great personal risk to thwart the attempted bombing of Virgin Mary and Father Seifin Church in Nasr City, near Cairo, Egypt, on January Source: international christian concern

Marist Poll Finds 3 in 4 Americans Support Substantial Abortion Restrictions

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/15/2019 9:56:01 AM
About 2 in 3 want Roe reinterpreted to allow restriction by states or ban the procedureContact: Joe Cullen, Knights of Columbus, 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The eleventh annual Marist Poll on American attitudes toward abortion finds that overwhelming majorities support substantial restrictions on abortion, and would like to see Roe v. Wade reinterpreted to allow restrictions. Three in four Americans (75 percent) say aborti Source: Knights of Columbus

Coptic Solidarity Cautions a New Cathedral Does Not Negate the Reality of the Copts Ongoing Persecution

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/15/2019 7:06:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.orgWASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity welcomes the opening of a new cathedral in Egypt's administrative Capital. Yet, a single church remains only symbolic, as it is not accompanied by genuine changes in the Copts' conditions. It is not a reason to deny the ongoing persecution of Egypt's Copts at the hands of the Egyptian government and society, or their lack of religious Source: Coptic Solidarity

Forum on Modern Slavery: 'Liberate Them from Tyranny and Exploitation'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/11/2019 11:31:05 AM
Contact: World Council of Churches Media Office, +41 79 507 6363; www.oikoumene.org/press   GENEVE, Jan. 11, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- In an opening address at a Forum on Modern Slavery in Istanbul on 7 January, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spoke on "Awareness, Action and Impact."   Photo: Participants of the third "Forum on Modern Slavery - Awareness, Action and Impact", Istanbul, 5-8 January, 2019, Credit Nikolaos Manginas/Ecumenical Patriarchate Source: World Council of Churches

Evangelist Alveda King: African American Leaders Unite Around the Wall to Help Avoid Looming Crisis

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/10/2019 5:22:02 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: Some claim that building a wall is a "medieval solution" to a modern problem. The wheel is an ancient solution too. Nobody's complaining about that. POTUS is on target. Walls do work; as in the days of Ezra and Nehemiah, walls are still viable solutions. Why now? Just days away are the March for Life and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday yet America Source: Alveda King Ministries

Operation Rescue Supports Funding the Wall to Alleviate Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/9/2019 6:56:05 AM
Contact: Troy Newman, President, 316-683-6790 ext. 111;Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President, 316-516-3034,both with Operation Rescue, info.operationrescue@gmail.com WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Operation Rescue strongly supports funding the building of a wall at the southern border in order to alleviate a serious humanitarian crisis that is resulting in a boon for human sex traffickers and other criminals that are victimizing women and children by the thousands.Tro Source: Operation Rescue

Prison Fellowship International Announces Death of Board Chair Ian Elliott

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/9/2019 5:48:00 AM
Contact: Lindsey Frederick, Prison Fellowship International, 703-554-8669 WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- It is with great sadness that the Prison Fellowship International (PFI) board of directors announces the death of Board Chair Ian Elliott, who suffered a brief illness. "Ian was a man whose life exuded love, care, encouragement, and generosityespecially for the people of Prison Fellowship International and the prisoners of the world," said PFI President and CEO Andr Source: Prison Fellowship International

Dr. Paul Osteen to Lead Fourth Annual Global Medical Missions Conference at Lakewood

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/8/2019 5:48:00 AM
Contact: Andrea Davis, Lakewood Church, 713-491-1339 HOUSTON, Jan. 8, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lakewood Church will hold their fourth annual Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference hosted by Dr. Paul Osteen on February 22 23 in Houston, Texas. The M3 Conference is designed to bring together doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals, as well as anyone who has a desire to use their skills to meet pressing global healthcare needs. Attendees will hear from expert Source: Lakewood Church

New York Times' Astonishing Series on Abortion

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/4/2019 5:53:05 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a New York Times series on abortion: On December 28, an editorial in the New York Times broached an eight-part series on abortion rights that is positively astonishing. It is clearly the most rabid defense of abortion ever published by the mainstream media. The first installment was published on D Source: Catholic League

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Inside Program at Pamlico Correctional Institute in Bayboro, North Carolina

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/3/2019 2:57:03 AM
Studies have shown program reduces inmate recidivism and improves the prison environment Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-629-4948 DEBARY, Fla., Jan. 3, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the start of a Kairos Inside Program at Pamlico Correctional Institute located in Bayboro, North Carolina beginning Thursday, January 24th. The weekend event will be the f Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Racial Reconciliation and the National Covenant: A Conference

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/2/2019 3:35:03 AM
Media Advisory Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 540-239-2170 cell, cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion & Democracy and Beeson Divinity School of Samford University's Institute of Anglican Studies will host a unique two-day conference at Samford University on Racial Reconciliation and the National Covenant. Event Details: Who: Institute on Religion and Democracy, Beeson Divinity Schoo Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Christian Men Concerned for America to Gather in DC January 18, 2019

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid12/31/2018 1:00:00 AM
TEN GOOD MEN to host STAND IN THE GAP-- A Gathering of Christian Men Concerned for America Prayer. Training. Inspiration. Mobilization --January 18, 2019, Washington, DC Contact: David Long, 315-289-8453, David@tengoodmen.com; tengoodmen.com WASHINGTON Dec. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ten Good Men, a Christian, pro-life organization, has announced plans to hold a prayer and training event in Washington, DC on January 18, 2019 from 7 AM until 11 AM. Source: Ten Good Men

15ft Cross to be Displayed at Prayer Vigil in Front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Sunday

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid12/22/2018 5:46:01 AM
Contact: Rev. Mahoney, 540-538-4741WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Christian Defense Coalition will be holding a Facebook Live prayer gathering on Sunday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m. EST. The Chinese Embassy is located at: 3505 International Pl NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008. Here is a link to the event: www.facebook.com/events/540469416365337/ The group will be praying for the persecuted Chinese Christian community that has faced a dramat Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Evangelist Alveda King: Merry Christmas

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid12/21/2018 10:17:00 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone! The new criminal justice reform bill is a holiday blessing. As witness to this historic event, I can tell you that this pen, as well as the one for the Religious Freedom and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Park are more than just souvenirs. They are evidence that God is moving our President and our nation towards repentence Source: Alveda King Ministries

Christian Nonprofit Celebrates 8,000 Church Projects Internationally

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid12/19/2018 7:30:00 AM
Contact: Ryan Holloway, International Cooperating Ministries, 757-827-6704, rholloway@icm.org HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- International Cooperating Ministries (ICM) in Hampton recently approved its 8,000th building project to assist Christians in difficult areas. With a vision to establish a healthy church within walking distance of everyone in the world, the 33-year-old charity is currently operating in 91 countries. The 8,000th church project will provide hope fo Source: International Cooperating Ministries