Project of the Week: In Need of Transportation for the Good News in Malawi

A car is needed to carry pastoral work to prisoners the diocese of Zomba, Malawi In the diocese of Zomba, southern Malawi, Father Ephraim Chikwiri is chaplain to five different prisons. He not only celebrates Holy Mass with the incarcerated, but also organizes monthly retreat days and Bible study courses in which, under his guidance, […]

ACN Project of the Week – Post flooding, Malawi receives help from ACN

Malawi   Mission accomplished! Emergency aid following severe flooding   In March 2019 many areas of southern Malawi– a country located on the border between southern Africa and East Africa— were struck by torrential rainfall which continued for days on end resulting in devastating floods  which affected close to 1 million inhabitants in 16 of […]

ACN Project of the Week – A vehicle to help a priest in Malawi

Malawi                                                                                   A vital vehicle to reach remote parishioners in the mountains Here is a success story signed by Aid to the Church in Need!     The parish of Saint Paul is one of the largest parishes in the diocese of Blantyre and lies in a mountainous area, close to the frontier between Malawi and Mozambique.

ACN Feature: Malawi – Catholic Church observes growing Islamization with concern

Malawi Catholic Church observes growing Islamization with concern  Bishop Monfort Stima spoke about the growing trend toward Islamization in the Mangochi diocese of southern Malawi while visiting the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). He did say, however, that traditional Islam is rather moderate in Malawi and has always coexisted peacefully. Furthermore, […]

World Communications Day : Malawi

Follow up World Communications Day : Malawi   _______________________________________   Malawi “Radio Tigabane”: pastoral and social programmes for northern Malawi   Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada   Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries. On the United Nations Development Programme’s 2011 human development index, this south-east African state ranks […]