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ACN Raises Over Three Million Dollars in 2020

Aid to the Church in Need Canada Thanks its Benefactors Montreal, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – For the first time in its history, the Canadian office of Aid to the Church in Need raised just over three million dollars. “2020 has been unique, challenging and historic. I am very moved and grateful to see the […]

Aid to the Church in Need in Lebanon: More than ever before, we must continue with our efforts!

Press Release – For Immediate Release More than $250,000 is the amount that the benefactors of Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN) have been sending to disaster victims in Lebanon since mid-September. And now more than ever, we must continue! Annie Desrosiers, Head of Philanthropy for ACN Canada, has been praising benefactors from […]

ACN Press: A Papal Blessing of an Icon for Syria

A Papal Blessing of an Icon for Syria Marie-Claude Lalonde among ACN delegates to Vatican By Mario Bard, ACN Canada Translated by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Monday, September 16, 2019 — The national director of Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN), Marie-Claude Lalonde, attended this past Sunday, September 15, the blessing of […]

ACN News: Nigerian Archbishop to visit Canada

ACN CANADA A visit from Msgr. Ignatius Kaigama to Canada A word of hope amidst violence and persecution Montreal, Tuesday May 29, 2018 – Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN) will welcome Msgr. Ignatius Kaigama this coming June 8 through to June 14 to Canada.   The archbishop of Jos in Nigeria, capital of […]

Québec Press Conference — Interfaith Famine Relief campaign launch

Québec Press Conference — Interfaith Famine Relief campaign launch — June 7, 2017  Against the famine – #PrayGiveSpeakOut   Speech given by Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of Aid to the Church in Need (Translated by Amanda Bridget Griffin)   ”Aid to the Church in Need is proud to be participating in this collective and interfaith effort […]

Press Release – Syrian Children appeal for Peace

    Syria More than one million children sign an appeal for peace   Damascus/Montreal Thursday, October 6,  2016 –These days, children at more than 2,000 schools all over Syria are drawing and writing messages to the political decision makers of the European Union and United Nations under the motto “Peace for Children.”   This […]

ACN Press: Recognizing a Genocide

Recognizing a Genocide When will it be Canada’s turn? Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is rejoicing at the announcement made this morning by US Secretary of State John Kerry, to the effect that the repeated attacks against members of religious minorities in Iraq and in Syria such as the Yezidis, Shiites and Christians […]

Press release: Christians of the Middle East: Genocide underway

Montreal, Canada Christians of the Middle East: Genocide underway Montreal, Wednesday February 3, 2016 – “Christians of Iraq were numbered 1.5 million in 2004 and are now only 250.000, those who remain are risking their lives each day,” writes Marie-Claude Lalonde National Director of the Canadian office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) […]

Press Release – Iraq : A lasting Crisis

   Iraq One year after the attack by Islamic State August 6th will mark the first anniversary of the Islamic State (IS) attack on Northern Iraq.  After 2,000 years of Christianity, the population of Mosul was uprooted, pillaged and humiliated because of its faith.  “We need national, regional and international, solidarity to put an end […]

Press Release – Conference on ‘The tragic fate of Christians in the Middle East’

Conference with Marie-Claude Lalonde in Montreal The tragic fate of Christians in the Middle East By Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Translation by Amanda Bridget Griffin Montreal, Wednesday January 21, 2015 – Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Canada, will be giving a conference on the theme of The tragic […]