ACN Interview – “It is anything but easy to be a Christian in India today.”

“It is anything but easy to be a Christian in India today.” Dimensions of the community of faith: sources of friction and inspiration from India   Interview with Veronique Vogel, head of the Indian section of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), on the situation of Christians in India. The interview was conducted by […]

ACN’s Project of the Week: Formation of three priests in Lebanon

Lebanon Formation of three priests from the archdiocese of Baalbek   Not so long ago Lebanon was the only country in the Middle East with a Christian majority. In recent years this has changed, however, with increasing numbers of Christians leaving the country. Already during the terrible civil war in the country between 1975 and […]

ACN’s Project of the week – Argentina – Scholarship funding for 12 seminarians

Argentina Scholarship  funding for  12 seminarians Miles Christi – a religious community of priests, was founded in 1994 in Argentina. The “Soldiers of Christ’’ – the name in English – speaks something different from what the world has to offer. The vow of the members stipulates that they should reject a “vulgar, empty and useless life”. […]

The Democratic Republic of Congo, an agony ignored by the world

Democratic Republic of Congo A death struggle forgotten by the world   The wave of violence that is currently tearing apart the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues to affect the Church as well. However, there is still hope for peace. Representatives of the recently attacked seminary of Malole (Kasai-Central) ask for prayers for peace […]

Feature Story: A Marshall Plan for Iraq

A Marshall Plan for Iraq: The reconstruction of Christian villages in the Nineveh Plains  “Hope is coming back to the Nineveh Plains,” reports Father Andrzej Halemba the Middle East expert of a Catholic pastoral charity after returning from a fact-finding mission from the Iraqi Christian villages liberated last November from ISIS. The head of the […]