Tag: civil war

Church leaders provide sanctuary in South Sudan

Originally published in Christian Today Up to 1 000 families sought sanctuary in the Anglican cathedral in the South Sudan capital of Juba as the country continues its descent into violence and bloodshed. The Anglican Alliance, which supports the Anglican response to emergencies throughout the worldwide Anglican Communion, is helping […]

Call on Christians in US to help South Sudan

Little to celebrate on 4th anniversary of indepenednce By Richard Stearns, President of World Vision US and author of ‘The Hole in Our Gospel’ and ‘Unfinished’Originally published in The Christian Post Yesterday (July 9, 2015), South Sudan celebrated its fourth Independence Day, but almost no one there is celebrating. Instead […]

Ukraine is flowing with blood, say bishops, warning worse could come

Originally published in Ecumenical News Ukrainian Greek-Catholic bishops from around the world, meeting in Lviv for their annual Holy Synod, have appealed to the international community to help restore peace in Ukraine. “Ukraine is flowing with blood!” the bishops began, noting the “direct military intervention” in Ukraine by Russia, Vatican Radio reported […]

Baptist pastor named acting president of Ukraine

Originally published in The Christian Post After watching their country erupt into months of angry anti-government protests, Christians in Ukraine praised a peace deal that ended the protests as well as the appointment of Baptist pastor Dr. Oleksandr Turchynov as their interim president. The Ukrainian parliament voted to impeach President […]