Ethiopia: “God is from every culture, from every clan.”

CRTN Presents: “Ethiopia – From every clan.” A documentary film supported by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about a missionary living with the Dassanech people on Ethiopia’s Omo River, who works to overcome generations of inter-tribal violence through evangelization and reconciliation, was selected and nominated in the best documentary category for the 23rd […]

ACN Interview: Cardinal Baltasar Porras of Venezuela

Venezuela Interview of Cardinal Baltasar Porras: “Venezuela is suffering from a wartime economy” by Maria Lozano & Josué Villalón for ACN International Adapted by Amanda Griffin for ACN Canada Published on the web August 5th, 2019   The social, political and economic situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate gravely, with shortages of food, medicines and the […]

ACN INTERVIEW – Bishops of Venezuela call on governement

Photograph María Alejandra Mora (SoyMAM) ACN INTERVIEW – Venezuela The call of  Venezuelan bishops to the government Cardinal Baltazar Porras: “The room to manoeuvre freely is getting smaller and smaller. At the moment, everything here is one-dimensional.” During a visit to the international head office of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the […]

ACN Interview – Haiti – The Church: an essential source of Hope

  Haiti The Church: an essential source of Hope Marco Mencaglia, head of the Haitian section of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need recently travelled to the country. His goal: to take stock of the aid the charity has granted over the last few years, and determine the future needs of the […]

ACN Interview – South Sudan

Photo: Displaced people in Riimenze, South Sudan, January 2017 South Sudan Daily conflict for ordinary citizens South Sudan, located in the heart of Africa, is the youngest nation in the world; it gained independence from Sudan in July 2011. Two years later, a civil war broke out, pitting the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) […]


  DR Congo Training for terror at age nine     Reports reveal Islamist training camps for children Montreal/Surrey, July 20 ,2015 – Jihadist training camps made up of nearly 1,500 children as young as nine have been uncovered in central Africa, according to reports received by a leading Catholic charity at work in the […]

A day of solidarity with Christians in Syria

 Syria A day of solidarity with Christians in Syria Aid to the Church in Need, who has since the onset of the war four years ago – given $8.675 million dollars in emergency aid, supports the appeal for prayer of Patriarch Gregorios III   Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Griffin, ACN Canada ACN […]

Press Release: Iraq – “Hope for Christians in Iraq – but only if we act now”

Montreal/Erbil, Monday August 18, 2014 –“If we do not want to be silent witnesses to the last chapter of the history of Christendom in Iraq, the international community must respond decisively now,” said Johannes Freiherr Heereman, President of the international aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), after returning from the Iraqi city […]