Tag: humanitarian aid

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    The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy “is just as much a physical crisis as it is a spiritual and emotional crisis for people,” says Mike Ebert of the Southern Baptist Convention’s relief arm. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments (8)

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    The militarized island of Mindanao is the only area of the Philippines with a significant Muslim presence. It is also the place where international civilians are working with local civic groups to monitor a ceasefire and advance the peace process. More

    September 28, 2012 | Comments (1)

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    The former British prime minister converted to Catholicism and established a foundation to address issues of faith and globalization. “The big issue of our time,” according to Blair, “is trying to deal with extremism based on a perversion of religion, and how you get peaceful coexistence between people of different faiths and cultures.” More

    August 24, 2012 | Comments (3)

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    “It is the responsibility of the international community, of the global civil society, to come and take care and assist the transformation of Syria, in collaboration with the Syrian civil society,” says the exiled leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery near Damascus. More

    July 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

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    “Drought does not need to mean famine,” according to Niger’s president, who adds that the country is tired of needing help and not being able to feed its own people. “We need to escape from emergency aid. We need to help our population produce and provide for itself.” More

    June 29, 2012 | Comments (3)

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    “We’re a nation based on moral values, and when we express those values to communities around the world, we’re showing them an America…with whom they want to partner and not fight.” More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments (3)

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    Working with communities of faith means “helping millions of Americans connect to the opportunity to serve vulnerable populations abroad.” More

    February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

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    “What’s wrong with this picture: 50 miles north of here is possibly the worst human rights situation, including Christian persecution in the entire world, and here we are in South Korea living a lifestyle that’s probably on par with the United States and Europe,” says pastor Tim Peters, a missionary in South Korea. More

    January 6, 2012 | Comments (10)

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    The congregation of St. Paul’s Episcopal in New Orleans, hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is now helping handicapped children in Haiti, survivors of the earthquake there. “It was clear right away the connection between New Orleans and Haiti,” says Rev. Scott Albergate. More

    January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

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    “They don’t believe that either change is possible there or that their money, or their resources, what they give, will actually translate into something different on the ground. That’s the crisis that we’re seeing,” says American Refugee Committee president Daniel Wordsworth. More

    November 23, 2011 | Comments (1)

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