Browsing: Syrian refugees

Source: WTHR13 By Emily Longnecker, WTHR reporter FISHERS, Ind. – The anguish continues with Syrian refugees in Hungary as they search for safety in the European Union. Today, Hungary shut its border with Serbia and vowed to fence its border with Romania, as well. Many of the refugees are trying to get to Austria or Germany, but countless men, women and children have already died along the way. Members of a central Indiana church say if those refugees can get to Indianapolis, they’d welcome them with open arms. Saint George Orthodox Christian Church in Fishers is ready to help the Syrian…

Source: Anglican Journal By André Forget On September 11, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development arm, announced that it had donated $20,000 to Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance to help provide aid to Syrian refugees in Hungary, Greece and Serbia. While PWRDF has been raising money to provide aid to Syrian refugees since 2012, it has focused on the three million refugees currently residing in countries near Syria: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt. This will be the first time that PWRDF has dedicated money to help nearly 300,000 refugees seeking…