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ACN Project of the Week: Ecumenical Joint Support Program for Disadvantaged Women in Russia

Support for a centre working with victims of domestic violence For almost 30 years now, in accordance with the heartfelt wish of Pope Saint John Paul II, ACN has been helping to promote fraternal dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church. The historic meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in […]

Project of the Week: Subsistence Aid for Religious Sisters in Cuba

The Archbishop of Santiago, Cuba, holds the work of the missionary Sisters in his diocese in the highest regard. Because of the poverty in his diocese, he has turned to ACN to help them. Learn how you can help!

ACN Feature Story—Cuba

“Barring a miracle, we’re going to have to abandon Cuba” The Friars of the Order of Our Lady of Mercy (mercedarios/Mercedarians) in the parish of Jesús del Monte, Havana, are struggling with poverty and the aftermath of last year’s hurricane. The night of January 27, 2019, is one that Fray Gabriel Avila Luna will not […]

ACN Interview – the changes brought to Cuba through the communist ideologie

 CUBA “The Communist ideology has fundamentally changed society” Text by ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Posted on line March 18, 2020 In a country shaped by half a century under Communist rule, a country facing a lack of economic prospects and the disintegration of the traditional family, the Church in Cuba […]

ACN News: Prayers for the repose of the soul of His Eminence Cardinal Jaime Ortega

  Cuba A Shepherd to My People With great sadness the international Catholic pontifical charity has received news of the passing of His Eminence Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega Alamino, who dedicated his life with such care and humble concern to the service of the People of God on the island of Cuba. ACN had the […]

ACN’s project of the week – Cuba: a Catholic calendar to accompany the faithful

Success Story: Cuba a Catholic calendar to accompany the faithful through the year   Each year, thanks to the help of ACN, the Cuban bishops’ conference is able to publish a Catholic liturgical and catechetical calendar, which has now become an indispensable companion through the year for many Catholics in every diocese of the country. […]

ACN Press: The Church in Camagüey Cuba takes a direct hit from Irma

PHOTOS : CUBA – Archdiocese of Camagüey – 11.09.2017  After the Hurrican Irma  sent by S.E.R. Mons. Wilfredo Pino Estevez    The Church in Camagüey Cuba takes a direct hit from Irma Like the sound of an explosion In Cuba, Archbishop Wilfredo Pino Estevez of Camagüey tells of his visit to the most badly damaged […]

The Pope and the Patriarch ” Cry for Peace “

Picture: Icon of Our Lady of Kazan (credit: Mospat.ru) Cuba – Meeting of the Pope and Patriarch: A Mutual Cry for Peace   Moscow/Montreal – Friday February 12, 2016 – The Russia expert for the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) describes the upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch […]