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Head of Russian Orthodox Church Calls Russian Christians to Adopt

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated Christmas (Orthodox Christmas is January 7th) with a message to his nation emphasizing the Bible’s call to care for orphans and urging Russian Christians to adopt. Patriarch Kirill expressed, “And as we celebrate Christmas I would like to appeal to everyone with a request: If you can […]


Is Christmas Over? 3-Min Video Blog from Jedd Medefind

Is Christmas really over?  Ponder this question in a 3-minute video blog from CAFO President Jedd Medefind. ALSO:  Seize the matching grant opportunity to double every dollar you invest in CAFO through December 31, 2012!    


Stirrings in the UK–New Video Short

Guest Post from David Hennessey, CAFO Director for Global Movements The Lord has been inspiring Christians to care for orphans in their distress around the world.  As we’ve seen in countries like Ukraine, Philippines, and Kenya, churches are beginning to work together to bring children into families and remove the cultural stigmas of orphans. Krish […]


2012 CAFO Investor Report & Movement Update

Each year, CAFO provides a live online “Investor Report & Movement Update.”   It’s a chance to spotlight key trends and issues in the Christian orphan care movement.  We also explore key 2012 victories and top upcoming priorities of the Christian Alliance for Orphans.  This year’s report was especially significant, highlighting many encouraging developments as well […]


A Growing Adoption & Orphan Care Movement in Kenya

CAFO’s Global Movements Initiative seeks to encourage and support locally-led national movements around the world for local adoption and orphan care.  In the east African country of Kenya, God is inspiring believers to overcome the cultural stigma that orphans face by adopting and inviting these children into their homes and churches.  This past August, the […]


Spotlight on Ukraine

by David Hennessey, CAFO Director of Global Movements CAFO’s Global Movements Initiative strives to see the local indigenous church rise as the primary answer to the global orphan crisis.  In countries around the world, God is gathering churches, indigenous NGO’s, and local believers to work together towards adoption, fostering, and caring for orphans. A shining […]