ACN Project of the Week: Mass Offerings for priests in Miao

ACN Photo: Arunachal Pradesh, India, diocese of Miao  in the extreme North East, bordering on  Burma. Morning prayers in a catholic school. India   Mass Offerings for priests in Miao The diocese of Miao in Northeast India, was established only recently, in 2005. It lies in one of the most remote and isolated regions of the […]

ACN Project of the Week – Sarajevo

  Bosnia and Herzegovina Help for the training in Sarajevo The Bosnian war raged from 1992 to 1995 and at that time approximately half the Catholic Croats in the country were forced to leave and seek refuge abroad. Today, there are only around 450,000 Catholics still living in the country.   While it is true […]

ACN Project of the Week for Contemplative Carmelites in Bolivia

  Bolivia Success Story: renovation of the Carmelite convent in Reyes The Carmelite convent in the small town of Reyes, in northwest Bolivia, was founded in 1979 by eight Spanish Carmelite Sisters. The bishop at the time would never have dared hope that one day a congregation of contemplative nuns would settle here, in this […]

Project of the Week: Self-sustaining poultry project in Tanzania

Tanzania  A self-sustaining poultry raising project for Sisters in Kisa   The parish of Kisa in the diocese of Mbeya was established in 1927. It has around 3,500 Catholic faithful, who are ministered to by two priests, five religious Sisters of the local congregation of Our Lady Queen of Apostles, and 25 catechists.   In 2009 the […]

Project of the Week – Ukraine

Ukraine The Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará need an extension on their house!   The religious congregation of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará – or Servidoras for short – was founded in Argentina in 1989. It now has more than 1,000 Sisters, working in more than […]

Project of the week: Feeding Iraqi refugees

Lebanon Help to feed Iraqi refugees  Right now, Lebanon is facing huge challenges . This small country of just 4.5 million has had to find space for no fewer than 1.1 million refugees. In fact, this number includes only those refugees officially registered with international agencies. The real figure is almost certainly much higher than this. […]

Project of the week: Haiti

Each week, Aid to the Church in Need will present a project that our international organization would like to support. Today, the project we are calling on your help for rests in the Pearl of the Antilles, where the sun can play a significant role in providing energy! A solar generator for a parish in Basse-Voldrogue. […]


Ethiopia God Speaks to His Children – now more than ever! Ethiopia is a country which embodies a tremendous ethnic and linguistic diversity. There are over 80 different ethnic groups in the country, speaking as many languages and belonging to a great variety of religious faiths. There are approximately 700,000 Catholics in this country of Ethiopia which account for barely 1% […]