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ACN News – The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks in Nigeria

An ACN Press Release – for Immediate Release Nigeria The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks Msgr. Kaigama sends out a call to terrorists ACN Canada’s fundraising campaign for Nigeria underway   Montreal, November 9, 2018 – The city of Jos in Northern Nigeria has suffered severely from many long years of inter-religious violence at the […]

ACN News: Brazil – No to “hatred, anger or irresponsibility”

This interview was conducted a few days prior to the Brazilian elections handing power over to the new president, Jais Bolsonaro   Brazil No to “hatred, anger or irresponsibility” Just a few days ahead of the presidential elections in Brazil, with the country sharply polarised between its two candidates, Fernando Haddad and Jair Bolsonaro, the […]

ACN Interview: Uganda and the Hope for refugees from South Sudan

  ACN Interview Uganda and the Hope for refugees from South Sudan Christine du Coudray, the person responsible for the Africa Department at the Pontifical Charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), returned from a journey to Uganda a few weeks ago. While there she visited the Bidibidi and Imvepi camps located in the north-west […]

ACN Project of the Week – Success Story… in India!

Success Story… in India! Consecration of the village chapel, in West Vipparu May 5 2018 was a day of great celebration for the Catholic faithful in West Vipparu, for it was on this day that their beautiful new chapel was finally consecrated after 16 long years of waiting. Up to then, all they had was […]

ACN News – Lies which “create a psychosis of war”

Nicaragua Lies which “create a psychosis of war” Sources close to the Catholic Church in Nicaragua are accusing the media in the country of a lack of neutrality. News reports about the grave crisis the country has been going through in recent months should be treated with caution. This applies especially with regard to the […]

Ivory Coast : “Religion can bring about reconciliation”

Ivory Coast “Religion can bring about reconciliation” Ivory Coast, officially Republic of Côte d´Ivoire, is a country in transition: after years of civil war, the people that make up this multicultural society are trying to lead lives embodying unity and reconciliation. This is true in both politics and religion. The first successes have been achieved […]

ACN News: Over 4.5 million dollars approved for 40 projects is Syria

Aid to the Church in Need Over 4.5 million dollars approved for 40 projects is Syria   The international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has approved a new package of aid measures involving over 40 pastoral and emergency aid projects for Syrian Christians of the various different […]

Feature story of the week: United in prayer for the Middle East

Iraq and Jordan Day of Prayer for the Middle East Nuncio to Iraq and Jordan, Archbishop Alberto Ortega: “It is not possible to imagine the Middle East without the Christians.”   On Wednesday, July 4, the papal Nuncio in Iraq and Jordan, Archbishop Alberto Ortega, visited the Spanish national office of the international Catholic pontifical […]

ACN Press Release: Aid to the Church in Need collects 181 million

World Aid to the Church in Need collects 181 million International Annual Report Over the past year, the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need was again able to maintain a high level of donations which has been documented in the organization’s 2017 Annual Report released following attestation by the auditing firm KPMG.   […]

ACN Feature Story – Helplessness at the Venezuelan border

Aid to the Church in Need recently visited the town of San Antonio de Tachira, in Colombia, in order to offer support and show solidarity with the dioceses on the frontier between Venezuela and Colombia in the present difficult situation and to study the possibility of providing support in the future for the planned migrant […]