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Philippines – Interview with Fr. Edwin Gariguez, Executive Secretary of CBCP Caritas Filipinas Foundation, on Tuesday 12th of November 6pm local time:

What is the current situation after this destructive Typhoon? Fr. Edwin Gariguez: “The damages are really wide spread and devastating, particularly in the island of Leyte, the province which is very badly affected. This was in the media. But there are much more provinces and small islands also badly hit. We will be arriving tonight […]

PRESS RELEASE: Syria – Death and destruction in a Christian town

Suffering in Sadad: Bodies of family discovered in a well By John Pontifex, ACN United-Kingdom Adaptation, Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Montreal, November 5th, 2013 – Horrific details are emerging of atrocities carried out in a Christian town in Syria, where 1,500 families were held hostage and 45 were killed, including two teenage boys, their mother […]

Statement of the Catholic Church in Egypt

  Cairo, 18 August 2013  Statement of the Catholic Church in Egypt             With pain, but also with hope, the Catholic Church in Egypt is following what our country is experiencing: terrorist attacks, killings and the burning of churches, schools and state institutions. Therefore, out of love for our country and in solidarity with all […]

Egypt – Stop the terrorists

Bishop hits out at West amid reports of nearly 80 church buildings attacked By John Pontifex – ACN United-Kingdom Adaptation – Marie-Claude Lalonde – ACN Canada GOVERNMENTS in the West have come under fire from a leading Egyptian bishop who has called on them to work with the country’s new regime in defeating extremists responsible […]

Disastrous situation for Christians in Egypt

Marie-Claude Lalonde – ACN Canada Amidst the violence we see on television, much of it is against Christians. They are particularly targeted by extremist Muslims. No Church is spared, all are attacked: Catholics, Orthodox, Evangelicals, Baptists, etc. Extremists have looted and burned churches, convents, priests’ residences, businesses operated by Christians, schools and some of the […]

Murder by the Cathedral

Bishop prays for “no more bloodshed” as mass protests start By John Newton The UK director of Aid to the Church in Need has given a first-hand account of last weekend’s mass protest in Egypt – in which at least three people died in a drive-by shooting near Assiut’s Coptic Catholic Cathedral. Passing on appeals […]

Syria-‘Never give up hope!’

Sister Joseph-Marie Chanaa of the Sisters of Charity of Besançon works with her five associate Sisters to help war-battered families in the Syrian capital of Damascus.  By Eva-Maria Kollman, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada “Why does God permit so much suffering in Syria? Why do innocent people have to die? Why […]