ACN Interview : Christians of Pakistan, “Champions of Mercy”

Pakistan Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore calls Christians of Pakistan, “Champions of Mercy”   “Happy Christmas to all the benefactors of ACN, and thank you for all your help, ”Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore, the largest diocese in the whole of Pakistan. A Franciscan and a member of the Order of Friars Minor, […]

Press release: Pope Francis supports Aid to the Church in Need

Pope Francis supports Aid to the Church in Need in a new campaign Montreal/Rome, June 16, 2016 – Tomorrow, Friday  June  17 at 1 p.m. (Rome hour), at a press conference in the Sala Marconi held in the Vatican Radio offices, the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need […]

ACN Feature Story – Hope in the midst of hopelessness in Rwanda

Rwanda A Tale of Mercy It is 1994. Over the course of just 100 days , approximately 800,000 people are slaughtered in Rwanda. This genocide counts as one of the greatest human tragedies in African history. A Polish missionary living in Rwanda for over 30 years, Fr. Stanislaw Filipek SAChas, has devoted his service to spreading awareness […]

Project of the Week: A house of Mercy

Central African Republic   Help to renovate and extend a parish church in Bozoum The parish of Saint Michael, in Bozoum, Central Africa, is one of the oldest in the country. Founded in 1927, it was the first mission station outside the modern capital of Bangui and become famous mainly due to the courageous work of the Italian […]

ACN Feature: Pope Francis in Cuba

“Cuba needs mercy” Cuba’s Catholic Church greeted Pope Francis with great hope     The Catholic Church in Cuba has had great expectations for the visit of Pope Francis, which began on Saturday. “It is a gift of God that within a short period of time he is already the third Pope to visit Cuba. Pope Francis is […]

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB)

The great interest of the Aid to the Church in Need Canada (AED) to monitor what is happening in Iraq now, motivates us to share with you this beautiful text signed by four Canadian bishops, including the President of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), Bishop Paul-André Durocher. An appeal for mercy, compassion and justice in the Middle East […]