Ukraine – Priests lose house to bombing in the Rudky shrine

ACN is supporting the reconstruction of the priests’ residence, destroyed during the war Although most of the fighting is taking place in Eastern Ukraine, Russian forces have continued to attack the west of the country. Many people, including the priests who oversee the Shrine of our Lady of Rudky, some 50 kilometres outside of Lviv, […]

ACN’s Project of the Week – Lebanon – To help more than the body

ACN’s Project of the Week – Lebanon To help more than the body For many people in Lebanon one hot meal a day is by no means something to be taken for granted. In the town of Zaleh the poverty is particularly acute. The town is not far from the Syrian border, and as a […]

ACN’s Project of the week – Guatemala – a car for a very large parish

Guatemala A car for pastoral work in a very large parish The parish of El Calvario in  Cobàn is under the care of three priests belonging to the congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Although the parish church is close to the city centre, the parish itself covers a vast and mountainous area of […]

ACN – Project of the Week – Haïti – Construction a Parish Church

Haiti Construction of a parish church in a new and growing suburb   Even before the devastating earthquake of January 2010, which focused world attention on the plight of the country, Haiti was already the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Natural disasters, violence and political unrest, poverty and hunger all played their part, so […]

ACN’s Project of the Week: Paraguay – A boat for pastoral care

Paraguay  A boat for pastoral care in Carmelo Peralta   The apostolic vicariate of Chaco is located in the far north of the country. It extends over a vast area of swamps and semi-arid forests. There are only 30,000 inhabitants. The roads are very bad and some locations are only accessible by water.   The […]