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 […]

Press Release – Episcopacy denounces violence against civilians in South-Sudan

South Sudan Episcopacy denounces violence against civilians   United together from February 21 to 23, the Catholics bishops of South Sudan resolutely denounced the violence perpetrated against civilians, as “war crimes” inflicted by both the opposition and the government who are accused of killing, raping, burning, beating, looting, harassing and detaining civilians, even keeping entire […]

Press Release – Montreal Archbishop Lépine appointed to ACN International Board

PRESS RELEASE  By Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Translated by Amanda Bridget Griffin Montreal, Friday December 19, 2014 – Yesterday, the National Director of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Marie-Claude Lalonde, learned that Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation of Clergy, has appointed Msgr Christian Lépine, the Archbishop of Montreal, to sit on […]

News from Nigeria

Nigeria WITH THE FALL OF MUBI…   By ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Boko Haram emerged as a terrorist group in 2009. In the last few months we have seen the aggressive devastation of the Boko Haram activities. Many of our people are forced out of their ancestral homes. Right now, […]