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Kazakhstan : ACN’s Success Story of the week !

ACN’s Success Story in Kazakhstan Furnishing run by religious sister’s home for abandoned and orphaned children   In the town of Kapshagay 60 or more children have found a new home in a centre run by Catholic nuns. For in practice they have no families of their own. All of them have experienced trauma and […]

Iraq – Back to School

Kids in school, essential to the survival of Christian villages   The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is working against time, together with the Nineveh Reconstruction Committee (NRC) to repair and rebuild as many family homes as possible, so that the Syriac Catholic families can return in time for […]

Feature Story – EU reps Skype with Syrian Children

Aid to the Church in Need Initiative at the European Parliament with Syrian Children European parliamentarians will be speaking directly to school-children from Aleppo, Syria via Skype this Tuesday December 6, also, Saint Nicolas day. In cooperation with the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), European Parliament Vice-President Mr. Antonio Tajani along […]

Press Release – Syrian Children appeal for Peace

    Syria More than one million children sign an appeal for peace   Damascus/Montreal Thursday, October 6,  2016 –These days, children at more than 2,000 schools all over Syria are drawing and writing messages to the political decision makers of the European Union and United Nations under the motto “Peace for Children.”   This […]

Journey with ACN – Kazakhstan

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:  Kazakhstan   Aid for the repair of a roof on […]

Journey with ACN – Syria

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:  Syria The Consecrated life For a tiny corner of Heaven   […]

PRESS RELEASE: Gaza – Church in Jordan takes in Gaza refugees

  Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada   Montreal, Monday, July 28th, 2014 – The Catholic Church in Jordan had taken in Muslim and Christian refugees from Gaza. Father Khalil Jaar from Amman informed the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” (ACN) of this on Friday. “On Sunday we […]

PRESS RELEASE : Syria – ‘Hear the cries of the children’

Patriarch’s appeal after bomb blast in playground kills one child and injures 60 others John Pontifex, ACN United Kingdom Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Montreal, April 17th, 2014 – THE LEADER of Catholics in Syria has issued a desperate plea for international help, describing how one child was killed and 60 others were injured […]

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 […]

Week of prayer for peace in Syria

Prayer and Intercession for Peace in Syria God of Compassion, Hear the cries of the people of Syria Comfort those who suffer violence Console those who mourn the dead Give strength to Syria’s neighbouring countries to welcome the refugees Convert the hearts of those who have taken up arms And protect those who are committed […]