Who are orphans?

An orphan is a child whose parents have died, but yet still we have three types of Orphans and this how some of our orphans fall in these categories:

A paternal orphan is a child whose father has died.

A maternal orphan is a child, whose mother has died.

A double orphan is a child/teen/infant who has lost both parents.

This contrasts with the older use of half-orphan to describe children who had lost only one parent.

A paternal orphan is a child whose father has died.

Joseph Gomez, son of the late Peter Gomez

A maternal orphan is a child, whose mother has died.

Christiana Mendy, daughter of the late Mary Mendy

James talks about the orphans and widows in the Bible
James 1: 27 says, Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, in this to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Proverbs talks about the poor and vulnerable in the Bible
Proverbs 31: 8 – 9 (NIV) Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves for their rights of all who are destitute speaking up and judge fairly, defend the rights of the poor and needy.

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