Testimony to ACN from the Colombian religious sister kidnapped in Mali

“Be quiet so that God may defend you” In an interview with the Colombian branch of the Pontifical Charity Aid to the Church in Need, Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, released last October in Mali, spoke about her missionary work, her captivity and her appeal to be a living witness. Here is a summary of a […]

MALI: The Blessing of the Great Silence

After two years living as a captive in the desert, somewhere between Niger and Mali, the Italian missionary Father Pierluigi Maccalli, who was received by the Pope on November 9, 2020, recalled his first impressions in an interview conducted by the SMA Media Centre a few hours after his liberation. Aid to the Church in […]

COVID-19: How are ACN Project Partners coping in Mali?

COVID-19:  How are our project partners coping in Mali?   The impact of the pandemic in developing countries is very significant.  But despite this – they are thinking of us.  Here are some difficult stories collected by ACN in the diocese of Segou, that are coloured by hope and faith in God in Mali. “Everyone […]

Mali – A deceptive sense of calm

Montreal, May 21, 2013 – Presently, Christians living in the north and east of Mali are no longer. An approximate 500 Catholics have now left the region. Although French troops control important towns such as Kidal, Gao and Timbuktu – pastoral workers, men and women in religious orders, cannot return to their mission stations. Brother […]