Pray in May with Mary’s Meals

This month the charity Mary’s Meals is inviting individuals, churches and faith groups to pray for its work feeding hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries and to ask for God’s continued blessing for its mission, as part of a new campaign called Pray In May.

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Jerusalem churches call for peace amid violent clashes

Jerusalem churches have appealed for peace in the wake of recent violent clashes in the city. Senior church leaders are deeply concerned by the confrontations and in particular the coordinated activity of radical groups that target religious minorities.

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COVID scientists issue urgent call for help from UK’s black communities

Scientists involved in a ground-breaking COVID-19 genetic research study have issued an urgent call to Londoners who caught the virus to donate blood at special ‘pop up’ centres that are staring to open across the capital.

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Myanmar: Christians ‘hiding in the forest for safety’

Myanmar’s Christians have been telling Open Doors partners of how they are living in constant fear, following February’s coup.  With the internet shut down, communications from the country have been few and far between. However, Open Doors’

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Never seen before faith group collaboration reaches the most vulnerable

St Paul’s Community Outreach Project, Tottenham in East London supports those most vulnerable as a result of the pandemic through itsfood and care pantry as well as through online help during lockdown.

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10 since the start of the Syria crisis, children describe the lasting horrors

Thousands of schools have been bombed and damaged or destroyed in the ten years of crisis in Syria, and many teachers and pupils have been killed. One in three schools in Syria are now out of use, and more than a third of all children – 2.4 million – are still out of school.

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