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Project of the Week—India

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Success Story: A Moped for Pastoral Work Father Maria Raju Etcherla was ordained just three years ago. Now, he is in charge of the parish of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus in…

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India Covid

The death toll continues to rise dramatically and they are now facing the ravages of a cyclone! Urgent action is required!  A message from Sister Christin, a Sister of Mercy of the Holy Cross congregation: Donate Virtual Chapel

Africa 2021

Healing the Wounds in Africa How is the Church present for our brothers and sisters in the faith, in Africa? Donate I tell you the truth, just as you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did it for me.’’ Mt 25:40 Love is a fundamental value […]

Responding to COVID-19

COVID-19: The Church Still Needs You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5_TdSfbM6whttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8stzOCDE_gAn Urgent Request for Prayers from INDIASister Christin, a Sister of the Holy Cross congregation is an important project partner of ACN’s, and has been for many years. She coordinates the Small Christians Communities (SCC) programs that ACN support on different ways. She has sent us a plea for […]

A Pontifical Charity with Worldwide Reach

We ‍consider ‍it ‍our ‍task and responsibility ‍to ‍support ‍the ‍Church, ‍particularly ‍in ‍areas ‍where ‍Christians ‍are suffering due to the consequences of ‍war, ‍oppression, ‍religious persecution ‍and ‍other forms of violence.