CHURCH TO HELP MORTGAGE DEBTORS SETTLE THEIR PROBLEMS AND ASKS AUTHORITIES NOT TO LEAVE THEM IN THE LURCH

Interfax-Religion - 21/3/15 The Russian Church promises to spare no effort to settle the problems of mortgage debtors provoked by the ongoing crisis."Certainly, we'll petition for them. Today, after a meeting with organization of people, who took out a mortgage in foreign currency, we're thinking over the form and the addressee of the petition. But we will ...

CHURCH RAISES OVER 97 MILLION RUBLES TO HELP UKRAINIAN CIVILIANS

Pravoslavie.ru - 9/3/15 Over 38 million rubles within 8 days – these are the first results of the new, second fundraising organized with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill in all churches of Russia on February 22, 2015, reports the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Ministry. The second fundraising was announced because nearly all the funds ...

HELP Pregnant Sudanese Christian Woman Sentenced To Death – Open Doors USA

May 2014 Meriam Yahia Ibrahim is a 27-year-old Sudanese doctor due to have her second baby next month. She has been condemned to death by hanging, after refusing to renounce her Christian faith, despite pressure on her to do so, even in court. Would you join with us in helping to keep this brave Christian woman alive? Please ...

HELP SERBIA AND THE BALKANS

18/5/14 More than 20 people have been killed in what has been branded the worst flooding on record across the Balkans. Tens of thousands have been evacuated and 250,000 homes are without power. The death toll has reached 19 in Bosnia alone, including nine people found on Saturday when waters receded from the northeastern town of Doboj, ...

IOCC Assists Displaced Syrians Fleeing Embattled Kessab

8/4/14 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Intense fighting this past week in Kessab, a predominantly Armenian Christian town in northwestern Syria, forced hundreds of families to flee for their lives to safety in Lattakia, a coastal town 36 miles away.  International Orthodox Charities (IOCC), in cooperation with the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East ...

Community Kitchen Addresses Malnutrition

March 2014 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Swirls of fragrant steam billow above large steel cauldrons as five middle-aged women stir thick, bubbling yellow lentil soup over gas burners. Six mornings a week, the three Lebanese women and two Syrian refugee women gather in the Akkar community kitchen created by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to prepare ...

Building Resilient Communities in the Balkans

March 2014 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Fifteen years after NATO bombings and many ensuing conflicts in Kosovo, poverty and isolation continue to be a challenge for the thousands of families returning to their homes in the region's non-majority communities. IOCC has maintained a humanitarian presence in the region since 1998, and is continuing its work through ...

IOCC Assists in Evacuation of Syrians Fleeing Homs

February 2014 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Syrian civilians evacuated from the embattled city of Homs under a UN-negotiated cease-fire are being aided by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) as they flee to safety.  IOCC and its church partner in Syria, The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East (GOPA), are in Homs assisting in ...

IOCC Responds To Victims

13/11/13 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Just four days after the most powerful tropical storm ever to make landfall blasted across the Philippines with wind speeds up to 195 miles per hour, the country is faced with the devastating loss of thousands of lives and millions of survivors across 41 provinces in a desperate search for food, ...

HELP THEM BREATH LIKE YOU!!!

22/1/2012 YOUR FIVE MINUTES CAN CHANGE THEIR LIFE!!! Special Appeal from the Eritrean Christian Community to regain their freedom of life and worship and to sing the petition to release and restore Patriarch Antonios.   Kindly Sign the  petition here: READ MORE ON THE SAD PLIGHT OF ERITREAN CHRISTIANS The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church OCP NEWS SERVICE

REQUEST FROM MOLDOVAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TO HELP A FAMILY IN DISTRESS

20/10/2011 Help a mother to raise her child Pain in a family from Cârnăţeni village, Căuşeni raion – Constanţa, mother of a 2 months baby, suffers of two tumours, brain and spine. The young woman is in a severe condition now, and needs a surgery intervention that can be made only abroad. The main problem is insufficiency of ...

After 12 years the Seminary in Prizren begins to Work

Serbian Church 20/9/2011 In Prizren today the Seminary " Sts. Cyril and Methodius" has been officialy brought back ,after twelve years in the exile. With an enrollment of the first generation of future theologians, where Bishop Teodosije of Prizren, professors of the theology, pupils and their parents were present, the work of one of the most famous ...