Iceland – Translation of the Missal into Icelandic

ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada   40 years ago work first begun on preparing a Missal in the Icelandic language. Now, in the Year of Faith, the printing of this book has finally become possible, thanks to ACN’s financial support. In fact, Bishop Pierre Bürcher has already personally handed Pope Francis a […]

Iceland – ten baptisms for every funeral

With just 10,000 faithful, the Catholic Church in Iceland is very small, yet it is developing very dynamically. Bishop Pierre Bürcher of Reykjavik spoke recently to the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about life in this scattered Catholic community. His diocese covers an area of over 100,000 km² (40,000 […]