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Mar 14, 2019, 11:45 AM
IOCC has worked in Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp since July 2017, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Medical Corps (IMC), and ...
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Mar 14, 2019, 11:39 AM
IOCC’s new health and nutrition project in Gaza is underway. The programming offers basic health screening to identify and treat children who have micronutrient deficiencies and to ...
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Mar 14, 2019, 11:18 AM
In the small town of Mechara, Ethiopia, 25-year-old Ahmed had built a good life. Responsible and ambitious, he worked on nearby farms, ran errands for neighbors and elderly community ...
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Mar 9, 2019, 7:30 AM
St. Maximus the Confessor teaches that we find God as we comprehend His love for us and learn to love each other. Because God loves us, we can—indeed, we must—love others. And “the work of love,” the saint writes, is “the deliberate doing of good to one's neighbor.”
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Mar 6, 2019, 7:22 AM
The church is dark and silent. A glow begins to emanate from behind the iconostasis. The priest lifts up the candle and, in a voice that sounds like it is coming from the heavens, declares:
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Mar 4, 2019, 9:19 AM
A soup perfect any time of day -- enjoy Martha's Red Lentil Soup this Lent!
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Mar 1, 2019, 11:39 AM
Enjoy a delicious dish of Zucchini and Tomato this Lent!
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Mar 1, 2019, 6:10 AM
Originally from the mountains between Syria and Lebanon, tabbouleh has become one of the most popular salads in the Middle East. Enjoy this tabbouleh recipe by George Saoma throughout Lent.
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Feb 28, 2019, 12:05 PM
“You woke us up from dreaming about success and helped us … take real actions,” said Athina, a small-business owner participating in IOCC’s business-mentoring program in Athens, Greece.
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Feb 28, 2019, 11:53 AM
When disaster damages a home, emergency response is only the beginning. Rebuilding and recovering can take years. IOCC’s Orthodox Action Teams, part of the US program, help meet immediate ...