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ACN News – Nigeria: In spite of attacks and radicalization – the faith is growing

Nigeria: In spite of attacks and radicalization – the faith is growing The Archbishop of Kaduna, on the situation of Christianity in his homeland   Even though the government has initiated efforts to regain control over the areas occupied by Boko Haram, attacks on Christians and their communities take place regularly, particularly in the northeastern […]

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 […]

Project of the Week: Marian devotion in Ethiopia

Project of the Week in Ethiopia Printing a book on the devotion to Mary Ethiopia is an ancient Christian country. “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?”   This is what the Ethiopian man said to Philip in the Acts of the Apostles (8:36). This spontaneous decision, just a few years after […]

ACN Project of the Week in Togo, Africa

Togo Two classrooms for catechetical instruction in Dapaong   Togo is a country in West Africa with a multi-ethnic population of 6.3 million. The diocese of Dapaong lies in the far north of the country, in a region bordering on the Sahel zone. The desert is encroaching ever further into this area, making agriculture and […]

Project of the Week – Bicycles for Indian catechists!

India Success Story 275 bicycles for cathechists! In the diocese of Eluru, with its 1,150-plus Catholic villages, the lay catechists play a crucial role, as it is simply impossible for the priests to be everywhere at once. It falls to the catechists, much of the time, to prepare people for the sacraments of Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation and […]

Press Release – Hope in Erbil

Christmas Celebration in Erbil – Community of Father Luis Montes IVE Iraq After the liberation of villages in the Nineveh Plains Christmas celebrations filled with hope in Erbil “There is still a long way to go before the refugees can return to their homes. The region is riddled with bombs,” Father Luis Montes reports. In […]

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 […]

Journey with ACN – Lebanon & Syria

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:  Lebanon & Syria     Lebanon Success Story:  Completion of a […]

Journey with ACN – Central Africa

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:  Central African Republic Success Story:  Books for the formation of the […]

Journey with ACN – Mexico

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:  Mexico Support for the contemplative Augustinian Sisters  The diocese of […]