Meeting Kelly’s Friends, And Then Some!

by (@Cuchulain09) November 26, 2013

It was Sunday, October 27, and the sun was shining just as it had every day that I had been in Nairobi. Soon I would be leaving for South Sudan. But first, I had an appointment to keep.

Together We Can Thunder for the People of Sudan

by (@Cuchulain09) October 2, 2013

As part of the Act for Sudan alliance, IRD is asking you to consider joining the National Call-In Day for Sudan that takes place tomorrow, October 3, from 9AM-5PM. Act for Sudan says: As you probably know, peaceful protests in Khartoum and around the country of Sudan are being met with brutal government force. The […]

Rep. Wolf Tells President Obama: Arrest Sudan’s Bashir

by (@Cuchulain09) September 24, 2013

Yesterday, September 23, the office of U.S. Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke out about the proposed visit of Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York. Wolf’s press statement and accompanying letter to President Obama adds the strength of this veteran advocate for human rights and religious freedom to others […]

American Orthodox hierarchs add voices to ecumenical witness on plight of Syrian Christians

by (@TheIRD) September 12, 2013

On Saturday, September 7, the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) became the latest body of Orthodox bishops in North America to comment publicly on the perilous situation of Christians in the Middle East. Convened in Toronto, Canada’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, the bishops released this statement: The Synod of […]

Save My People: A Sudanese Bishop’s Plea to President Obama

by (@Cuchulain09) September 6, 2013

On Friday, September 6, 2013, Act for Sudan, an alliance of Sudan activists that includes IRD, released an open letter to President Barack Obama from the Rt. Reverend Andudu Adam Elnail, Bishop of the Diocese of Kadugli, Nuba Mountains, in the Episcopal Church of Sudan. Bishop Andudu’s letter is the second in a series of missives to Obama […]

Leader of the Anglican Church in North America Issues Call to Prayer on Syria as Legislators, Others Debate the Wisdom of U.S. Involvement

by (@Cuchulain09) September 5, 2013

This week, the Most Reverend Robert William Duncan, Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in North America, urged the Church to pray for the Syrian Church. Duncan released the following call to prayer on Wednesday, September 4, 2013: Syria’s destructive civil war has now been raging for more than two years, and millions of helpless Christians are […]

Egyptian Americans Demonstrate Against Washington’s Muslim Brotherhood Support

by (@Cuchulain09) August 23, 2013

Yesterday, August 22, the temperature hovered around the 90 degree mark in Washington, DC. But that didn’t stop 30+ bus loads of Egyptian Americans from gathering at Lafayette Park in front of The White House to protest what they see as the Obama Administration’s blatant bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. They also came to […]

A Clarion Call: Show Solidarity with the Egyptian People

by (@Cuchulain09) August 20, 2013

Egyptian Americans are holding a rally on Thursday, August 22, in Washington, DC to condemn acts of terrorism by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and to “expose the bias of the Obama Administration and the mainstream media” towards the group. Cataclysmic events are taking place in Egypt. A military led, but civilian inspired, resistance to the Muslim […]

Sudan & Obama’s Legacy of Death

by (@Cuchulain09) August 15, 2013

Mohamed Suleiman, an America citizen since 1992, is a Zaghawa from the village of Um barrow in the North Darfur region of Sudan. Um barrow, like so many other places in Darfur, was burned down and destroyed by the Sudanese government-backed Janjaweed, an Arab-Islamist militia. A refugee camp near Um barrow became the home to […]

Act for Sudan: Join the Obama’s Stained Legacy Campaign

by (@Cuchulain09) August 3, 2013

Act for Sudan’s Obama’s Stained Legacy Logo (Photo credit: Act for Sudan) IRD’s Church Alliance for a New Sudan is proud to be a member of Act for Sudan, a coalition of individuals and organizations from across the political spectrum working to stop genocide and mass atrocities against Sudan’s marginalized and persecuted populations by their […]