ACN Success Story: Bangladesh

A presbytery for a new parish Dinajpur is one of the poorest of the eight Catholic dioceses in Bangladesh. Like elsewhere in this overwhelmingly Muslim country, Catholics represent only a tiny minority of the population and also belong to ethnic minorities. Thus, most of the faithful are doubly disadvantaged: both on account of their Christian […]

Project of the Week: Practical Help for Refugees in Burkina Faso

ACN Success Story: Radios, solar lamps and memory sticks with recorded lessons for 800 refugee families Life in northern and eastern Burkina Faso has been virtually paralyzed by terrorism and the resulting critical security situation. The threat of Islamist terrorism is on the increase, with jihadists wanting to establish an Islamic caliphate in the region. […]

ACN Project of the Week: A New Village Chapel in Bangladesh

Success Story: Building a village chapel for the faithful of Noyanagar For many years now the Catholic faithful in the village of Noyanagar have been longing for a new chapel. The tiny mud chapel they built themselves almost 30 years ago has become far too small for their growing community. The walls have deep cracks […]

ACN Success Story – Belarus

ACN Success story – in Belarus Getting around – an essential for a priest!   This week, our story unfolds in Belarus.  First of all, we learn in this country of close to 10 million people, the percentage of Catholics is a little less than 8%, whereas the Orthodox are close to 50%. Given the […]

India – ACN Success Story  A well for a boarding school run by Sisters

India – ACN Success Story  A well for a boarding school run by Sisters   The Daughters of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple are an Italian congregation, founded in the 19th century. Their particular mission is the care of children and young girls. The congregation is present today in Italy, India, […]