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ACN welcomes news from US State Department

21.03.2016 in Uncategorized

A welcome decision – #CallItGenocide  Aid to the Church in Need welcomes news of the US State Department’s decision to classify the persecution of Christians by ISIS as “genocide”. Königstein, March 18, 2016 – Aid to the Church in Need welcomes the decision of the US…

Project of the Week: A house of Mercy

16.03.2016 in ACN Canada, ACN PROJECTS, Adaptation Mario Bard, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Aide à l’Église en détresse., Centrafrique, Central Africa, Central African Republic, Construction, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Mario Bard, Voyager avec l’AED

Central African Republic   Help to renovate and extend a parish church in Bozoum The parish of Saint Michael, in Bozoum, Central Africa, is one of the oldest in the country. Founded in 1927, it was the first mission station outside the modern capital of Bangui…

Feature Story: 50 years of renewal

15.03.2016 in ACN Canada, ACN SPECIAL SERIES, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Africa, By Robert Lalonde, DRC Congo, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN, Pastoral work, RDC CONGO

Democratic Republic of Congo 50 years of renewal The rhythmic clapping of their hands, accompanied harmoniously by the deep sound of percussion, gently introduced the welcome song which was dedicated to me.  I felt a great joy fill me immediately, and a desire to follow…

Feature Story: Ethiopia – Why were we attacked?

04.03.2016 in ACN Canada, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, Christina Jocelyn, Ethiopia, Feature Story, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Journey with ACN

Ethiopia Attacks on Church’s installations Königstein/Montreal, March 4, 2016 – Almost two weeks after the events (February 18), a Bishop in Ethiopia has expressed his horror after the torching and looting of a Church compound by the very people being helped by priests and Sisters….

Special feature – Pakistan: A man with a dream, remembered

02.03.2016 in ACN Canada, ACN International, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, By Magdalena Wolnik, International Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need

Special feature: Pakistan Shahbaz Bhatti: ‘He felt what the people felt.’ Five years have passed since Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan’s Minister for Minorities Affairs, and the first Christian to hold such high office in the Federal Government of this Islamic country, was murdered. Up to now…