Feature story : “We identify more with Good Friday than with Easter”

Jerusalem, the Holy Land “We identify more with Good Friday than with Easter” Holy Week has begun in Jerusalem with the big Palm Sunday procession – but the political situation has left its mark      Jerusalem belongs to the Christians on Palm Sunday. Bearing palm fronds and olive branches, thousands of locals and visitors from […]

ACN Feature: Central African Republic

Central African Republic A Miracle of Forgiveness   Easter is the feast of love, which conquers hate and death. And yet: it is difficult to love your enemy. It is commonly believed that offering love to the same person who is responsible for loved ones being wiped out or the loss of the roof over […]

Christian refugees celebrate Easter in Iraq

Iraq Between the Cross and hope: “Suffering with Christ”  Palm branches, cries of ‘Hosanna’: As it is in the rest of the world, Palm Sunday marked the start of Holy Week for Catholics in Iraq. In Malabrwan, a small Christian village in the north of the country dozens of children gathered in the Chaldean parish church holding […]

Holy Land “Palestine wants justice”

Christians in the Holy Land and throughout the world are remembering the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem this week. However, not all those hoping to travel from Palestine have been granted an entry permit by Israel. Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada “Pope Francis, Palestine wants justice!” Holding up […]