Project of the Week—Supporting Ecumenical Youth Meetings in Ukraine

Support and technical equipment for the annual ecumenical youth meetings run by the Franciscans at the Marian shrine of Bilshivtsi Even before the pandemic, Ukraine faced numerous grave challenges. 70 years of communism have left a profound mark on society and aggravated today by corruption, economic crisis, lack of opportunity and a war in the […]

ACN INTERVIEW – Middle Eastern Christians must remain in the region

Israel, June 2014 The procession on the occasion of St. Anthony of Padua. The procession goes through the streets of Jaffa in the direction of the church of St. Anthony in Jaffa – the parish for migrants.     “If we hate ISIS, then they have won” Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Custos of the Franciscans in the […]