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Project of the Week – Technical Equipment for a Catholic Radio Station

Democratic Republic of the Congo   For almost 30 years now, the Assumptionist Fathers in the diocese of Butembo-Beni, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, have been exercising a fruitful media apostolate. In particular, the Catholic radio station they have set up—Radio Moto Oicha—is proving to be a vital instrument of evangelization, […]

Aid to the Church in Need activates Emergency Plan for Catholic schools in Lebanon

International charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced the launch of a large-scale campaign for Catholic schools in Lebanon t help offset the significant economic crisis that has been bleeding the country’s social institutions dry, especially those related to the Catholic Church. “Lebanon has suffered due to the most serious devaluation of […]

“I see a lot of trauma in people, in their eyes, their faces”

Catholic Bishop of Kharkiv to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Kharkiv is currently one of the Ukrainian cities most under fire. Many buildings and apartments have been damaged or even destroyed. In the first week of the war, a missile hit the bishop’s house in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kharkiv-Zaporizhzhia. In spite […]

ACN Feature: Sowing hope for more Christian families in Iraq

Iraq Sowing hope for more Christian families in Iraq by by Xavier Bisits & Iban de la Sota , for ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the website July 3, 2019 As part of its reconstruction efforts in the Nineveh Plains, Iraq, the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in […]

ACN News: Eighth Anniversary of Civil War outbreak in Syria

Eighth Anniversary of Civil War outbreak in Syria Aid to the Church in Need has supported 308 urgent projects since 2011   Friday, March 15 marked the eighth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Syria. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) has continued to support the ongoing emergency situation in the […]

ACN Feature – Nigeria and terror groups

Nigeria Fulani terror group commits Boko Haram-style massacres Last December, Aid to the Church in Need spoke with Msgr Joseph D. Bagobiri of Nigeria.  Here is what he revealed to our Italian colleagues.     Between 2006 and 2014 more than 12,000 Christians have been murdered and 2,000 churches destroyed by Islamist terror groups in […]

ACN Report – Christmas in Aleppo

Aleppo, Syria “Christmas without joy in their hearts” In the midst of the hellish conditions that have overshadowed Aleppo, Sister Annie endeavours to give the people a merry Christmas – Aid to the Church in Need is supporting her Christmas music, colourful balloons, lights and a Christmas tree: Sister Annie and her helpers have decorated […]

ACN News – Syria : Aleppo, a forgotten city

Syria Aleppo, a forgotten city Montreal/Aleppo, Monday May 13, 2015 – Following a new air strike on a school in Aleppo yesterday which killed 9 people, 5 of who were children, Sister Annie, a religious Sister on site wrote to Aid to the Church in Need calling on the world for help, describing the tragic […]

Philippines – Interview with Fr. Edwin Gariguez, Executive Secretary of CBCP Caritas Filipinas Foundation, on Tuesday 12th of November 6pm local time:

What is the current situation after this destructive Typhoon? Fr. Edwin Gariguez: “The damages are really wide spread and devastating, particularly in the island of Leyte, the province which is very badly affected. This was in the media. But there are much more provinces and small islands also badly hit. We will be arriving tonight […]