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Syria : “God, give us peace!”

09.06.2016 in ACN Canada, ACN Feature, ACN International, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, By Eva-Maria Kolmann, Children, Feature Story, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Middle East, Syria

Syria  “God, give us peace!”   Thousands of children in Syria celebrated “International Children’s Day” as a prayer day for peace   On June 1, thousands of children of all denominations gathered in several Syrian cities to celebrate “International Children’s Day” as a prayer day…

ACN Project of the week : pastorals bicycles and mopeds!

08.06.2016 in ACN Canada, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Africa, DRC Congo, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, MOTORIZATION, Pastoral work, TRANSPORTATION

Democratic Republic of the Congo Gratitude for two mopeds and eight bicycles for the pastoral team in Poko   All across Canada, bicycles have become popular instruments for leisure activities and many people even use them to get to work.  Elsewhere in the world, this…

ACN Interview – Meeting between the Pope and Grand Imam

07.06.2016 in ACN Interview, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Africa, By Oliver Maksan, By Oliver Maksan, egypt, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Interreligious Dialogue, Journey with ACN, Pope, Pope Francis

Egypt The ice has been broken The meeting between Pope and Grand Imam received very positively in Egypt   Following the meeting between Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of the Sunni al-Azhar University, Ahmed al-Tayeb, on May 23 at the Vatican, hope soared in Egypt…

ACN Project of the Week – Armenia

01.06.2016 in Uncategorized

Armenia A Sunday school program for children in Arik    Pope Francis is scheduled to travel to Armenia in June of this year. The Armenians are proud that as early as in the fourth century, Christianity was declared the state religion in their country, and thereby…

ACN Feature: Malawi – Catholic Church observes growing Islamization with concern

27.05.2016 in ACN BENEFACTORS, ACN Canada, ACN Feature, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Africa, AFRIQUE, By Eva-Maria Kolmann, Malawi, Uncategorized

Malawi Catholic Church observes growing Islamization with concern  Bishop Monfort Stima spoke about the growing trend toward Islamization in the Mangochi diocese of southern Malawi while visiting the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). He did say, however, that traditional Islam is…