“Orphan” often means fatherless in Egypt and the fatherless and widow often face illiteracy, child labor, poverty, and shame. Coptic Orphans breaks the cycle through long-term, respectful programs that support a child’s education and development.In these podcasts, we learn about the Christians in Egypt as well as the work of Coptic Orphans, unlocking the God-given potential of children in Egypt through grassroots partner and volunteer networks.
Orthodox Christian Congressman Gus Bilirakis of Florida has led efforts on Capital Hill to bring religious persecution to the fore of legislative attention. In this interview, Rep. Bilirakis talks about his personal mission to protect Christian minority groups in the Middle East, and what Orthodox Christians in North America can do to help. He discusses pressure on the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Turkey, US Military Aid to Egypt, and other issues.
July 23, 2012 Length: 9:23