ACN Project of the Week – Water in Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of the Congo A spring welling up in glorious Kinshasa Following a chronic shortage of water that threatened their survival,  a contemplative community of religious Sisters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)  are looking forward to a new future ensured by a new well. “We didn’t know how we were going to […]

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 […]

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 […]