Tag : Canadian Bible Society
Canadian Bible Society title : Cuban Christians Get Million Bibles from Canadian Bible Society, Replacing Scripture Scraps
summary : Canadians make up the majority of foreign visitors to Cuba, and have been cheering for church congregants who are flourishing under difficult conditions on the Caribbean isle. One group decided to do more than just cheer for their fellow Christians. Canadian Bible Society (CBS) representatives plan to provide the Cuban Church, and Cuban Christians, with a million bibles in the next 18 months.
date : Mar 25, 2016 04:28 PM EDT
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian Refugees Christian Response: UN Challenges All Nations To 'Be Much More Ambitious' In Assisting Refugees
summary : The civil war in Syria has forced millions of Syrian refugees to be displaced and flee their home country for a better life. The UN estimates that there are 4.39 million that need assistance. UN refugee agency Chief Filippo Grandi is challenging countries around the world to be more proactive in helping to settle Syrian refugees. During a visit to a refugee camp he said efforts, "cannot only concern the countries neighboring Syria," and that, "I think we need to be much more ambitious. What is needed is a better sharing of responsibilities.''
date : Jan 20, 2016 01:49 PM EST
Syrian Refugees Christians title : Report: Only One Christian Admitted to US among Nearly 500 Muslim Syrian Refugees Resettled
summary : Only one of the 483 Syrian refugees approved by the United States for settlement was Christian, since the refugee admission program came under more scrutiny after Paris terror attacks last November increased concerns about security risks and terrorists posing as refugees. Christians account for an estimated 10 percent of the Syrian population. One Canadian religious group now is focusing on trying to provide refugees spiritual assistance through various ministries.
date : Jan 19, 2016 12:59 PM EST