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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Charity’s church partners empower poor communities during pandemic

The global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to push between 119 and 124 million more people into extreme poverty.

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Heroes of the Faith: George Washington Carver

To understand George Washington Carver, the great African-American agriculturalist and educator, you have to know something of the world in which he lived. Even though slavery was legally abolished across the United States in 1865, it cast a long-lasting and bitter shadow. African-Americans now lived in freedom, but poverty and discrimination continued.

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The World We Want launches ambitious “Humanifesto”

The World We Want (WWW), a purpose-driven global social impact enterprise launched to accelerate the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals.

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