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Syria: The Worsening Plight of the Poorest Christian Families in Damascus

A member of the congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Besançon in France, Sister Joseph-Marie has been working since the war in Syria began, heading a group of 16 people engaged in helping the poorest Christian families in Damascus—thanks to support from Aid to the Church in Need.  “Here in Damascus, everything has become […]

ACN Interview: The Synod for Amazonia – “The indigenous peoples have had God with them for a long time”

The Synod for Amazonia “The indigenous peoples have had God with them for a long time” Interview conducted by Rodrigo Arantes for ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada The Synod for Amazonia has been underway since October 6, and will continue through to October 27, at the Vatican. It is a synod […]

ACN Feature – Uganda awaits the visit of Pope Francis

Uganda Pope’s visit gives faith to young Church   The Pope’s celebration of Uganda’s martyrs will revitalize the faith of the young Church in Uganda according to a local Catholic bishop   Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Msgr. John Baptist Kauta, Secretary General of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, described how […]

ACN Feature Story – Aleppo

Syria The Church rebuilds lives in Aleppo “Build to Stay” provides training and funding for Christians whose livelihood has been destroyed in the country’s now four-year-old civil war. Abboud Banna is one of Aleppo’s many unlucky ones. The home of this 74-year-old Melkite Catholic was severely damaged in a recent bomb attack on the Christian […]

Journey with ACN – Uganda

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  Uganda Success Story: Mass Offerings for the priests teaching at the seminary […]

Journey with ACN

© Aid to the Church in Need JOURNEY WITH ACN is  our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have helped to bring into being together with ACN benefactors. This week :   Peru  & Honduras Peru “It […]

Aid to the Church in Need provides 2 million dollars in aid

to build 8 schools of prefabricated structures – 4 in Ankawa, Erbil and the rest in Dohuk – for 15,000 children  Read more about what ACN is doing to help refugee children go back to school in Iraq.

Journey with ACN – The Synod for bishops on the family

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have helped to bring into being together with ACN benefactors. This week :  The Synod for bishops on the family in Rome ______________________ This […]