ACN Interview: Christians in the Middle East

Photo: Iraq 30 November 2019 Candlelight vigil around the cross in Baghdeda Christians in the Middle East Fresh risk of genocide to Middle East Christians by Fionn Shiner, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the web December 19, 2019   Middle East Christians are at direct risk of a second […]

ACN Press – from Aleppo

 Carmelites of Aleppo Contemplative Sisters at the heart of violence Montreal, Thursday, October 13 –  Aid to the Church in Need received alarming information from the Carmelites in Aleppo, project partners of the international charity.    In a letter dated October 11, the Contemplative Sisters describe an extreme situation, as much in Eastern Aleppo as […]

Syria/Russia Syria trip of Catholic and Orthodox delegation

Syria 08 April 2016 The street in Al-Qaryatayn few days after liberated from ISIS. Syria/Russia Syria trip of Catholic and Orthodox delegation – a “tangible reaction to the meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch of Moscow”   Last week, Archbishop Paolo Pezzi, chairman of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of the Russian Federation, Archpriest […]

ACN supports Christian refugees in Syria 

Syria Concern for the coming winter The growing wave of refugees from the Middle East being accepted into the European Union has aroused a growing wish on the part of Syrian Christians to leave the country, says Father Andrzej Halemba, head of the Middle East Section of the Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church […]

Feature story – Iraq

Iraq “Many people are regaining hope” The Christian refugees – Andrzej Halemba, ACN’s representative for the Middle East, sees signs of progress in northern Iraq “Many people are regaining hope,”– such is the situation of the Christian refugees in northern Iraq, according to Father Andrzej Halemba, who heads the Middle East section of the international Catholic pastoral […]