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AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED CANADA – REACTION : #zerofamine

30.05.2017 in Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Africa, Aide à l’Église en détresse., By Mario Bard, Famine, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen

PRESS RELEASE AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED CANADA – REACTION : #zerofamine Montreal, Tuesday May 30, 2017—Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) welcomes very favourably, the news from the federal government who yesterday created the Famine Relief Fund (#zerofamine) in order to combat this tragedy…

ACN Feature Story – Where priests double as master-builders

23.05.2017 in ACN International, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, By Daniele Piccini, Chaldean Catholic, Iraq, Persecution of Christians, Reconstruction

Nineveh Plains Where priests double as master-builders Meet Father Georges Jahola of the Syriac Catholic Church, and Father Salar Boudagh of the Chaldean Catholic Church, in charge of the reconstruction work in some of the Christian villages on the Nineveh Plains. It happens that Catholic priests must…

ACN Project of the Week in Philippines

17.05.2017 in ACN Canada

Philippines A church for the parish of St. Anthony   The island of Basilan belongs to the Mindanao group of islands in the southern Philippines. Whereas in the Philippines as a whole Catholics form the great majority of the population, here on the island of…

Project of the Week – Bicycles for Indian catechists!

10.05.2017 in ACN BENEFACTORS, ACN PROJECTS, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, India, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, MOTORIZATION, Religious education

India Success Story 275 bicycles for cathechists! In the diocese of Eluru, with its 1,150-plus Catholic villages, the lay catechists play a crucial role, as it is simply impossible for the priests to be everywhere at once. It falls to the catechists, much of the time, to prepare people…