Introduction to the Novena for peace in Central Africa

Tomorrow, December 17, we will begin our worldwide Novena. This introduction, a letter to ACN from the Bishop of Bangassou, is meant as a homage to the priests, the men and women in religious orders, and to so many laypersons who have taken in hundreds of thousands, especially in  Bangui  parishes as of late, in order to protect […]

Central African Republic: ACN invites all to an International Day of Prayer for Peace in the Central African Republic on 21 July

In view of the dramatic situation in the Central African Republic, the Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” is issuing an invitation to take part in an international Day of Prayer for Peace. The initiative came from the Discalced Carmelites in the Ligurian province of Italy, who have five missions in the […]

Central Africa – Interview with Bishop Juan José Aguirre

  Central Africa “Since the Seleka came to Central Africa there’s been nothing but destruction. They simply fleeced us”.   INTERVIEW with the Bishop of BANGASSOU JUAN JOSÉ AGUIRRE Raquel Martin & Josué Villalón – ACN Spain Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada   What was the past month like? It was a very hard, […]

Press Release : Central Africa – A matter of survival

ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada  Montreal, Wednesday May 15th, 2013 –Almost completely unnoticed by world public opinion a new drama of Christian persecution is unfurling in the Central African Republic. The Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has learnt from Church circles in Central Africa that the mission stations […]