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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 […]

COVID-19: How are ACN Project Partners coping in Mali?

COVID-19:  How are our project partners coping in Mali?   The impact of the pandemic in developing countries is very significant.  But despite this – they are thinking of us.  Here are some difficult stories collected by ACN in the diocese of Segou, that are coloured by hope and faith in God in Mali. “Everyone […]

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 […]

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 NEWS – the murder of Nigerian seminarian Michael Nnadi

  Nigeria ACN expresses great sadness at the murder of Nigerian seminarian Michael Nnadi Published on the web February 5, 2020   Great sadness and dismay was expressed by the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) at the murder of the 18-year-old Nigerian seminarian, Michael Nnadi […]

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 […]

ACN Feature Story: The Bethlehem Mission, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil The Bethlehem Mission: Being family for those who have none. by Rodrigo Arantes, ACN Brazil Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web December 17, 2019   In the city of São Paulo there are over 25,000 homeless people. To borrow from a phrase used by the missionaries at the Bethlehem […]