Miracles work through faith and patience

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Bishop Narkissos Gammoh of Nubia - June 2015 By the Grace of God and the blessings of the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria Theodore II, I set out on Easter Tuesday on a journey to the capital of South Sudan that was meant to hold a lot of pleasant surprises mixed with plenty of difficulties. First of ...

2014: a missionary year in review

Nubia

Orthodox Missionary Fraternity - Januray 2015 2014 has been a very important year for the Orthodox Missions worldwide. The global financial crisis significantly reduced -for yet another year- the funds donated to the Missions, while at the same time the latter moved dynamically towards a future of self-preservation and self-sufficiency. Thousands were the catechumens who joined the Body ...

Children of South Sudan

Nubia

Orthodox Mission in South Sudan - November 2014 South Sudan is the newest independent state in the world, formed in July 2011. The majority of its citizens is Christian, while Orthodox population is estimated to be a few thousands. With the blessing of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, another five ...

Sudan bans construction of new churches

16/7/14 Sudan has prohibited the construction of any new church in the country which has been under an Islamic regime since 1989. The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments Shalil Abdullah announced that the government will henceforth not issue permits for the building of churches in the country. Minister Shalil Abdullah told the press on Saturday that ...

After release, Sudan’s Meriam Ibrahim speaks out

7/5/14 Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman previously sentenced to death for apostasy, spoke up for the first time, sharing her fears for the health of a daughter born in extreme conditions in prison, and her concerns over an unknown future for her family. “I gave birth chained. Not cuffs but chains on my legs. I couldn’t ...