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ACN PRESS RELEASE – ANNUAL REPORT 2019

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Aid to the Church in Need – 2019 Report Praying, informing and giving, more essential than ever before! by ACN  International Adapted by ACN Canada Published online June 17, 2020 Königstein-im-Taunus-Montreal, Wednesday June 17, 2020 – Close to 160 million dollars raised by Aid to the Church in Need […]

ACN Interview: COVID-19 With creativity and trust in God against the crisis

ACN Interview:  COVID-19 With creativity and trust in God against the crisis By Tobias Lehner, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web May 25, 2020 ACN supports Church work during the Coronavirus pandemic COVID-19 is not only a medical, social and economic problem, but also a pastoral one. Since […]

ACN PROJECT OF THE WEEK – Help for the formation of seminarians of a new spiritual community in Brazil

Brazil Help for the formation of seminarians of a new spiritual community By ACN International Projects Department, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web April 15, 2020   The Opus Mariae community (known in Brazil as Eis aí tua mãe – Obra de Maria) was founded in Brazil in 1990 and […]

ACN Press – For Immediate Release – 7.5 million for COVID-19

  ACN International response COVID-19 Aid group commits 7.5 Million to support priests and religious serving communities most vulnerable to COVID-19 To help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the international pontifical charity serving the persecuted and suffering Church around the world, is providing 7.5 million in […]

ACN News – Asia Bibi: An encounter with an icon

Asia Bibi in France An encounter with an icon  By Thomas Oswald for ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published online February 28, 2020   Asia Bibi has requested political asylum while in France. This Pakistani Christian woman, whose fate ACN has followed closely since she was first sentenced in 2010, recently […]

Project of the Week: Support for the youth apostolate in Pakistan

Project of the Week:  Pakistan A spiritual breath for a youth apostolate in Faisalabad Published on line February 27, 2020 Roughly half of the 207 million people who make up the population of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are under the age of  25, and one third of these are actually aged 14 or younger. […]

ACN Project of the Week – Transportation aid in Belarus

Belarus A car for the Dominican Sisters in Baranovichi   Back in 1992, almost immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union, three Dominican Sisters from Poland came to Belarus and began their apostolate in the town of Baranovichi. Evidently, their example was a powerful and attractive one, for the order grew and today has […]

ACN Feature Story: Religious Sister and sexual assault survivor rebounds to ‘bring her people hope’

India Religious Sister and sexual assault survivor rebounds to ‘bring her people hope’ by Anto Akkara, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin for ACN Canada Posted to the web January 15, 2020   In August 2008, the Odisha state’s Kandhamal district witnessed the worst eruption of Christian persecution in modern Indian history. It was […]

ACN News: Four seminarians abducted – Nigeria at risk of becoming a failed state

Nigeria “The government must act now, before it is too late” by Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Posted to the web – Monday January 13, 2020   Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation ACN International, has learned with dismay of the abduction of four young seminarians in Kaduna, Nigeria. […]

ACN Interview: Christians in the Middle East

Photo: Iraq 30 November 2019 Candlelight vigil around the cross in Baghdeda Christians in the Middle East Fresh risk of genocide to Middle East Christians by Fionn Shiner, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web December 19, 2019   Middle East Christians are at direct risk of a second […]