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ACN Project of the Week : Helping Carmelites Sisters in Croatia

Croatia A Success Story – and a new project!  For over 25 years now, ACN has been supporting the Carmelites in the convent of Saint Joseph, in the Croatian town of Breznica Djakovacka. Last year the Carmelite order celebrated the 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Avila who, together with Saint John […]

Ukraine – “The people are seeking God”

Ukraine “The people are seeking God” Eva-Maria Kolmann, ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada When the massive statue of Lenin in Kharkiv was to be demolished, it was feared that it would topple over and its weight would break through the ground, beneath which ran the underground railway. But when the statue was […]

Journey with ACN – Central Africa

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  Central African Republic Success Story:  Books for the formation of the […]

DECEMBER 22nd – SIXTH DAY: NOVENA for CENTRAL AFRICA

FOR THE POLITICIANS – THAT THEY MAY NOT  FOSTER HATRED BETWEEN THE RELIGIONS “O King whom all the peoples desire, you are the cornerstone which makes all one. O come and save man whom you made from clay.”  COME QUICKLY, LORD. COME, O SAVIOUR! GRANT US PEACE “ Turned out that Selekas demand for all […]

Journey with ACN – Czech Republic

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with […]

Central African Republic: “Suddenly there were two thousand people at the door”

Just recently Pope Francis said that the Church should be a “field hospital”. In the Central African Republic this is now everyday routine. Thousands of people have sought shelter in the mission stations and monasteries. The Carmelite monastery in the capital Bangui has also turned into a refugee camp. Normally the monastery is a place […]

Journey with ACN – Brazil

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with […]

Press Release: Central African Republic

More than 3,500 houses burned down in the Diocese of Bouar; thousands of people are fleeing By Eva-Maria Kollman, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal, September 20, 2013 – A dramatic worsening of the situation in the Diocese of Bouar in the north of the Central African Republic has been reported to […]

Central African Republic “I can’t remain silent when people are being killed like flies.”

Eva-Maria Kolmann, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada   Montreal, July 24th, 2013 – In his sermon last Sunday, 21 July, in the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Bangui the Archbishop of Bangui, Dieudonné Nzapalainga, had clear words to say. “I can’t remain silent while the sons of this country are the victims […]

Finding Jesus in the cake shop

By Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada Christine Kapadia comes from Gujarat in western India. Just like almost 90 per cent of the 60 million inhabitants of this state, she grew up as a Hindu, in a quite common Indian family. But what was rather unusual, was the lively interest she showed as […]