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Three Former Orphans Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to Promote Adoption

Three young men adopted from orphanages by Ukrainian families are climbing Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro this month to champion adoption.   The group will also meet with African leaders to encourage local adoptions and share their adoption stories in African churches. The efforts are being coordinated by our friends at Ukraine Without Orphans and World Without Orphans.  […]


Archbishop of Ukraine: “A Day When the Whole Nation Takes a Stand for Orphans”

Throughout Ukraine last month, thousands of churches celebrated Orphan Sunday.  Increasingly, both Catholic and Orthodox churches—the large majority in Ukraine—are joining Protestant in placing special accent on the call to care for Ukraine’s orphans.  This year, the President of Ukraine even issued an official proclamation urging all churches to celebrate Orphan Sunday. Together, Christians across […]


Passion for Orphans Continues to Grow in the Ukrainian Church

It’s been breathtaking to see the way God is stirring hearts in the church in Ukraine for local adoption and orphan care. As previously described, last month more than 500 Ukrainian, Russian and other believers from the region gathered in Kiev, to explore how to continue growing a vision for care for orphans within the […]


Eastern European Summit

It’s been thrilling to see the growth of a truly locally-led orphan care movement in Ukraine and the surrounding countries.   As we often express, the ultimate desire of CAFO is to see the local church in every nation rise as the primary answer for the orphans in their midst. Today and tomorrow, a tremendous expression […]


Great Quote on the Movement, Great Article on Orphan Sunday

This month’s edition of Adoption Today magazine carries an excellent cover article on Orphan Sunday.  The introduction to the edition by editor Richard Fischer writes, “Christian churches across the country have taken up, or in many cases, taken back orphan care as a tenet of their faith. Reconnecting with and answering the call to care […]


30 Snapshots of Orphan Sunday Across America

It’s been amazing to read the stories coming in from Orphan Sunday events across the country.  Here are just thirty snapshots of the remarkable and diverse reports we’re receiving.   (We easily could have shared many times that number, but wanted to keep it to a somewhat manageable number!) Orphan Sunday Reports from Across America 1. […]