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Journey with ACN to the Holy Land

 JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  the Holy Land   When living stones become dead ones For […]

Holy Land – To pray where Jesus once prayed

Holy Land To pray where Jesus once prayed Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada “Welcome to our new reception room,” Sister Agathe offers a warm greeting. The nun is the economist of the convent of the Carmelite Cloistered Sisters on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Just recently, renovations were done […]

ACN Press – Holy Land – “Islamic State in Palestine”

In Jerusalem a group called “Islamic State in Palestine” calls on Christians to leave Holy Land “We must take threats seriously” Jerusalem/Montreal, Wednesday July 8, 2015 – Following the distribution of anti-Christian leaflets in Jerusalem, Auxiliary Bishop William Shomali of the Latin Patriarchate called for people to be vigilant. “In some ways we must take […]

Holy Land – “What will come next?”

Holy Land “What will come next?” The arson attack on the Roman Catholic Church of the Multiplication in Israel has given rise to great concern in the Christian community about growing intolerance Following an arson attack on the Roman Catholic Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha in Israel suspected to have been carried out by […]

ACN Interview – Jerusalem

© Ilona Budzbon / Aid to the Church in Need Jerusalem, Holy Land “Nineteen Christian families have left Bethlehem” Franciscan Custos Pierbattista Pizzaballa talks with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about the violence in the Holy Land and its consequences by Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada Aid to the Church […]

JOURNEY WITH ACN in the Holy Land

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which is regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with various projects we have been able to realize together with ACN benefactors. This week again:   The Holy Land   CONSOLIDATING PEACE […]

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 […]

Patriarch’s Christmas Message to the faithful

Dear friends and faithful of the Holy Land, Christmas leads the eyes of the world to look towards Bethlehem. It is from here, in the midst of conflict and violence tearing our Middle East apart, that the mystery of Christmas gently rises and spreads throughout the world. At this time, we cannot forget in our […]

Holy Land: “I can hardly believe I’m in Nazareth”

At the conclusion of the Year of Faith in the Holy Land by Oliver Maksan, for ACN International adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada ACN Montreal, November 21, 2013 – On Sunday morning a radiant sky looked down on the crowd of thousands who had gathered for the conclusion of the Year of Faith in […]

Holy Land – A positive appraisal of the Year of Faith

Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada ACN, Montreal,  November 21, 2013 – At the conclusion of the Year of Faith in the Holy Land, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fouad Twal, expressed his satisfaction. On Sunday he told the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” (ACN) in […]