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ACN Interview: ISIS invasion of Iraq, five years on

The final struggle: What remains of Christianity in Iraq five years after the ISIS invasion? On August 6, 2014, IS (Islamic State) units razed and conquered the Christian settlements of the Nineveh Plain, north of Mosul. Some 120,000 Christians had to flee overnight. Many of them found refuge around the Kurdish city of Erbil. For […]

ACN Interview – Jerusalem

© Ilona Budzbon / Aid to the Church in Need Jerusalem, Holy Land “Nineteen Christian families have left Bethlehem” Franciscan Custos Pierbattista Pizzaballa talks with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about the violence in the Holy Land and its consequences by Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada Aid to the Church […]

JOURNEY WITH ACN – Serbia and Russia

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have been brought into being together with ACN benefactors. This week :   Serbia and Russia Serbia Installation of a kitchen in a […]

Journey with ACN – Uganda

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 […]

Egypt – Two Years After the Arab Spring

Egypt is not only pyramids and sun soaked beaches; it is also a country where the economic and political interests of the world’s great powers intertwine.The Arab Spring popular uprising in Cairo’s Tahrir square in January of 2011, has resulted in the country stumbling toward an uncertain future, evermore polarised between Islamist and secular forces. […]

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 […]

Interview with Head of Projects – Regina Lynch

On the program VUES D’AILLEURS (broadcast uniquely in French on Radio Ville-Marie Wednesday May 8th) Robert Lalonde, an ACN journalist,  interviewed Regina Lynch, Director of Projects at Aid to the Church in Need, International.  Translated by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Regina Lynch is surrounded by a team of 35 persons, divided into twelve project […]

IFHIM Choir

In yesterday’s article titled The Builders of Bridges, we summarized what took place at the evening of peace and gratitude, organize by the students of l’Institut de formation humaine intégrale de Montréal (IFHIM). In this article, we told you about a choir whose song was the Prayer of Saint Francis, sung in the Portuguese language.  […]