X
Donate

Syria: The Christian Hope Centre in Damascus

New micro-projects centre in Damascus provides hope to Syria’s embattled Christians The Christian Hope Centre a Syrian organization supported by the Catholic Church—has opened its first ever micro-projects program centre in the Syrian capital of Damascus. The program, which launched officially on July 22, will be the only micro-projects centre in the historic Christian quarter. […]

10 Years of War in Syria: Taking Stock of ACN’s Assistance Throughout the Conflict

Ten years have passed since the outbreak of war in Syria, which has left thousands dead, millions displaced, cities destroyed and a deep economic and social crisis. In this terrible decade, the Catholic pastoral aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has launched 979 projects to alleviate the suffering of the population, especially that of the Christian minority, which is threatened with extinction

ACN Press: A Papal Blessing of an Icon for Syria

A Papal Blessing of an Icon for Syria Marie-Claude Lalonde among ACN delegates to Vatican By Mario Bard, ACN Canada Translated by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Monday, September 16, 2019 — The national director of Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN), Marie-Claude Lalonde, attended this past Sunday, September 15, the blessing of […]

ACN NEWS: Pope Francis Calls on Catholics to Pray for Syrian Families

POPE FRANCIS AND ACN – AN ACN EVENT SUPPORTING SYRIANS Pope Francis calls on Catholics to pray for Syrian families By Amanda Griffin and Maria Lozano, ACN International Published on the web, Friday August 16, 2019 Rome/Montreal, Thursday August 15, 2019 – This Thursday, August 15th, Pope Francis welcomed a delegation from Aid to the […]

Syria – ACN’s support of reconstruction gives hopes for Christians

Syria An action plan to enable thousands of Christians to return to their homes in the Syrian city of Homs was agreed in a house-repair program involving Church leaders and a leading Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). by John Pontifex, ACN-International At the meeting in Homs, the leaders of five Church […]

ACN Feature Story: Syria, “Helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war”

Syria  “Helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war” Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the pastoral work of the Sacred Heart Sisters in the Syrian city of Homs. The church of Altip, in the Bab Al-Sebaa district, just south of the Old Quarter of Homs, is a social and pastoral training […]

Press Release – Syrian Children appeal for Peace

    Syria More than one million children sign an appeal for peace   Damascus/Montreal Thursday, October 6,  2016 –These days, children at more than 2,000 schools all over Syria are drawing and writing messages to the political decision makers of the European Union and United Nations under the motto “Peace for Children.”   This […]

PRESS RELEASE – Syria: Aid to the Church in Need pledges 3.27 million in emergency aid 

By Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada ACN, Königstein/Montreal, Monday, February 16, 2015 – The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has pledged millions in emergency aid in response to the catastrophic situation that has befallen millions of people in Syria after four years of […]

ACN Press Release – Syria

Homs  “Young people were targeted” Following a bloody terrorist outrage in Homs, Jesuit Father Ziad Hilal appeals for prayers for Syria  Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin Montreal/Homs – Friday January 23,  2015 – Following a bloody terrorist outrage in Homs on Wednesday, Syrian Jesuit Father Ziad Hilal lamented the fact that […]

PRESS RELEASE: Syria – Aleppo is facing the danger of a slow death

Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada How the international Catholic  charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is supporting the humanitarian and pastoral work of the Church in Syria  Montreal/Königstein, September 2, 2014. The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is providing another $516,000  in […]