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From the Editors

Christ—friend to the friendless

From the February 3, 2014 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

From the shores of Libya, where thousands of people risk their lives in unsafe boats to get to Italy and a new life, to hungry families in inner cities or in Syria and other war-torn countries, there comes a cry for deliverance from hopelessness and suffering. While many humanitarian efforts are in place, and some governments are able to help, conditions in those countries sometimes delay or even prevent the aid from arriving.