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John Chrysostom, the 4th century archbishop who fought corruption and helped the poor

J John 31 August 2020 | 10:04 AM An early Byzantine mosaic of John Chrysostom in the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, now IstanbulWhen, in the fourth century ad, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, it lost the threat of persecution but gained new perils. As the church became popular, powerful... Read more

For King & Country, TobyMac and Michael W Smith to support world’s poor in virtual concert

For King & Country and other artists will be performing at the concert(Facebook/for KING & COUNTRY)Over 20 major Christian artists are uniting for an evening of music in support of poor communities around the world that have been impacted by Covid-19. Artists taking part in the 'Unite to Fight Poverty' livestream event include TobyMac, Michael... Read more

Lessons from Covid-19 have shone a light on city slums giving hope to India’s poor

Ulcer care kits are distributed by the Karuna ambulance team to people affected by leprosy living in the Mumbai slums(Photo: Leprosy Mission)'Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute. Psalm 82: 3 (NLT) India's coronavirus crisis is reported to have reached a critical level this week.... Read more

As restrictions increase in Burma, poor workers grow desperate for food – Mission Network News

Myanmar (CAM) — Burma (Myanmar) has one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 disease in the world, but its cases are said to be vastly underreported, and the countrys poor are especially hard-hit by outbreaks and containment measures. Since the nearly 88-percent Buddhist country acknowledged its first case of COVID-19 on March 23, national and... Read more

Lockdown strategy has placed the poorest of the poor, especially children, at risk of starvation

New Life Baptist Church in Richmond Wandera's home town of Namugongo, Uganda has been distributing food during the pandemic.(Photo: Compassion UK/Richmond Wandera)As we observe World Hunger Day today and the world slowly starts to relax some lockdown measures, my thoughts turn to the devastating impact the pandemic has had on those already living in poverty,... Read more

Serving Uganda’s poor throughout COVID-19 – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Uganda (MNN) For these dwelling in poverty, authorities COVID-19 restrictions are greater than a setback; they imply actual bodily struggles. The poor in Uganda aren't any exception. Invoice Passons with AMG Worldwide says, One of many challenges that we’re having, is that we nonetheless serve a really weak individuals group. Most people teams, most... Read more