- Feb 23, 2020
The Community of Sant’Egidio and the United States Agency for International Development have signed an agreement to collaborate in promoting peace, interreligious dialogue and anti-poverty efforts in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.
Catholic Relief Services cut its services to needy people in the Gaza Strip by closing a U.S. government-funded program because of the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act.
To get a bill on providing humanitarian aid to Christians in the Middle East passed by the House and Senate and on to President Donald Trump to sign “was a long and arduous journey,” said the author of the bill, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey.
A new partnership between USAID and the government of Hungary seeks to provide aid to Christians in the Middle East.
Mark Green, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, said Wednesday that “we have mobilized a massive amount of resources” for Iraqi Christians.
The Knights of Columbus and the U.S. Agency for International Development have agreed to collaborate in efforts to help religious minorities in the Middle East rebuild their communities destroyed by Islamic State militants.