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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 Interview: ISIS invasion of Iraq, five years on

The final struggle: What remains of Christianity in Iraq five years after the ISIS invasion? On August 6, 2014, IS (Islamic State) units razed and conquered the Christian settlements of the Nineveh Plain, north of Mosul. Some 120,000 Christians had to flee overnight. Many of them found refuge around the Kurdish city of Erbil. For […]

ACN Feature: Sowing hope for more Christian families in Iraq

Iraq Sowing hope for more Christian families in Iraq by by Xavier Bisits & Iban de la Sota , for ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the website July 3, 2019 As part of its reconstruction efforts in the Nineveh Plains, Iraq, the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in […]

Iraq – Rebuilding with The Pope’s Lamborghini profits! – ACN-News

Aid to the Church in Need in Iraq Rebuilding with The Pope’s Lamborghini profits! Montreal, February 26th – Thanks to a donation of 300 000 dollars from the Holy Father, following the auctioning of the Lamborghini that was given to him last year, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will be able to fund two […]

Over one million dollars gained in the auction of the Lamborghini donated to Pope Francis  

Pope Francis and ACN The gesture of the Holy Father fortifies the hope of the Christians of Iraq Over  one million dollars  gained in the auction of the Lamborghini donated to Pope Francis   The Lamborghini, donated last November by the car company to Pope Francis, was sold at auction in Sotheby’s, Monaco, for over […]

ACN’s Interview – Iraq – “If the families do not return to their homes, then Christianity will disappear”

Iraq: “If the families do not return to their homes, then Christianity will disappear”   Father Salar Kajo is one of the priests who have accompanied the over 120,000 Christians who were forced to flee their homes following the invasion by Daesh (Islamic State/IS), and who have spent the last three years as refugees in […]

Iraq: There are forces interested in destabilizing the situation and expelling the Christians

IRAQ: There are forces interested in destabilizing the situation and expelling the Christians   SYRIAC-ORTHODOX Archbishop Mar Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf heads the Archeparchy of Mosul, Kirkuk and the Syriac Orthodox Church. In this interview, conducted by Ragheb Elias Karash for the foundation Aid to the Church in Need (USA), he addresses the plight of Christians […]

Press Release – Meeting in the United Nations with ACN, KofC and UNDP

UNDP and ACN: High-level meeting to channel more help to suffering Christians in the Nineveh Plains NYC-Montreal, February 27 – Representatives of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the Knights of Columbus (KofC), were received on Monday by Mr. Mourad Wahba the Assistant Secretary General, at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to […]

Iraq – Visit of Mossul – Second and last part

Visit of Mossul, Iraq – Second and last part A glimpse of hope for Christans  This week, continue your visit wuith Nadia, inhabitan of Mossul who comebacks after more than three years in her city, Mossul. A mix of emotion, balancing between happiness and sadness, discouragement and hope.  Nadia and Yohanna drive through the devastated […]

Iraq – Mossul – 1st part of a visit in the heart of the destruction

Mossul – Iraq – 1st part “I cannot believe my eyes when I see what ISIS has done to my church.”   While most displaced Christians are still living in the Erbil refugee camp, the first 60 families have recently decided to return to Mosul, according to Patriarch Sako. Nadia, a Christian woman, visits the […]