Testimony to ACN from the Colombian religious sister kidnapped in Mali

“Be quiet so that God may defend you” In an interview with the Colombian branch of the Pontifical Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, released last October in Mali, spoke about her missionary work, her captivity and her appeal to be a living witness. Here is a summary of a […]

Mali: Colombian Missionary Nun Released After Over Four Year Captivity

After four years and eight months of captivity at the hands of Malian jihadist insurgents, Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez Argoti, a missionary from Colombia, was freed on Saturday, October 9.   All details of her release have not yet been made public, but in brief comments to Malian television, she expressed her gratitude to the […]

ACN In-Depth Story – Forgiveness without limits in Columbia

An In-depth Story from Columbia A story of forgiveness without limits   PASTORA MIRA GARCÍA, through acts of Christian love and forgiveness in the face of hatred and violence, has become one of Colombia’s best-known women of faith as her nation is still grappling with the aftermath of decades of unrelenting violence. The past 60 […]

ACN Project of the Week: Help for the training seminarians in Sonson-Rionegro

Success-story in Colombia   Help for the training of 91 seminarians in the diocese of Sonson-Rionegro   It is not easy to fit in all these 91 young men in a single photo… They are the seminarians currently studying at the diocesan seminary of Our Lady in the diocese of Sonson-Rionegro in the south of […]