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ACN News – Nigeria: In spite of attacks and radicalization – the faith is growing

16.02.2018 in ACN International, Africa, Boko Haram, by Tobias Lehner, Faith, Fulani, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Julie Bourbeau, Karla Sponar, Nigeria, Nigeria

Nigeria: In spite of attacks and radicalization – the faith is growing The Archbishop of Kaduna, on the situation of Christianity in his homeland   Even though the government has initiated efforts to regain control over the areas occupied by Boko Haram, attacks on Christians…

Iraq – Mossul – 1st part of a visit in the heart of the destruction

15.02.2018 in ACN International, By Jaco Klamer, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Iraq, Journey with ACN, Julie Bourbeau, Middle East, Most Urgent Needs

Mossul – Iraq – 1st part “I cannot believe my eyes when I see what ISIS has done to my church.”   While most displaced Christians are still living in the Erbil refugee camp, the first 60 families have recently decided to return to Mosul,…

“If it weren‘t for the Church, we‘d be dead by now.”

02.02.2018 in ACN International, Africa, Bishops, by Tobias Lehner, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Julie Bourbeau, Julie Bourdeau, Nigeria, Syria

A Syrian and a Nigerian archbishop talk about the situation of Christians in their countries “If it weren‘t for the Church, we‘d be dead by now.”   At a press conference held in Cologne, Germany last weekend by the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to…

ACN’s Project of the week – Argentina – Scholarship funding for 12 seminarians

31.01.2018 in ACN PROJECTS, Adaptation Mario Bard, Aid to the Church in Need Canada, Argentina, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, SEMINARIANS

Argentina Scholarship  funding for  12 seminarians Miles Christi – a religious community of priests, was founded in 1994 in Argentina. The “Soldiers of Christ’’ – the name in English – speaks something different from what the world has to offer. The vow of the members stipulates…

Central African Republic – The Church fears a massacre in Bangassou

25.01.2018 in ACN Chile, Africa, Aid to refugees, by Loreto Prado, Central Africa, Central African Republic, Central African Republic (CAR), International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Prayer

Central African Republic – The Church fears a massacre in Bangassou   From his place in hiding, together with other priests, Father Yovane Cox, a Chilean missionary in the Central African Republic, has contacted the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need…

Turkish offensive in northern Syria: Christians desperate for help

25.01.2018 in ACN International, ACN International, Adaptation Mario Bard, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Karla Sponar, Middle East

Turkish offensive in northern Syria Christians desperate for help   Just a few days after the attacks on north Syria began, Christians in Afrin have launched an urgent appeal for help. “The congregation of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Afrin is asking for…