ACN Project of the Week – Lebanon

Nearly $100,000 for distressed families in Lebanon Lebanon, known for centuries as the “Switzerland of the Middle East,” is experiencing an economic collapse like no other, with last year’s record inflation almost rivalling that of countries like Venezuela and Zimbabwe. The currency has lost 90% of its value, fuel has become unaffordable for most people, […]

ACN Success Story – Malawi

A vehicle for a Catholic radio station in Malawi In many parts of Africa the Church is confronted with the challenge of vast distances and poor road conditions, which greatly increase the difficulties of her pastoral outreach. Yet at the same time the faithful have a great longing for God and for the Gospel message.  […]

ACN’s Project of the week – Bangladesh

A three-year youth programme for the diocese of Mymensingh  Like everywhere else in Bangladesh, Catholics in the Diocese of Mymensingh represent no more than a tiny minority of the population. In fact, there are just 83,000 Catholics among the 19 million or so who live within the territory of the diocese. Most of these belong […]

Project of the week – Cameroon

Success Story – Support for 19 Pallottine Sisters in three dioceses Altogether, there are 19 Pallottine nuns working in five different centres in the dioceses of Doumé-Abong‘ Mbang, Bafoussam, and Yaoundé in Cameroon. 14 of these nuns are from Poland, but several young African women have now also joined the order, and two have already […]

Project of the Week – Peru: Help for the training of 17 seminarians

The apostolic vicariate of Yurimaguas covers a vast territory of over 70,000 km². Among those dwelling here are various indigenous tribal groups, most of them living in deep poverty. Generally, their small riverside settlements consist of simple huts, roofed with palm leaves, and are accessible only by river. Roads are all but non-existent and the only […]