Mexico – Migration Crisis After Massive Influx of Haitian Migrants

The diocese of Tapachula denounces incidents of maltreatment and launches an aid program for migrants who, it says, are suffering a “Calvary.” In recent weeks the Mexican town of Tapachula, on the border with Guatemala, has become a scene of chaos for thousands of migrants arriving there en route to the United States. These migrants, […]

ACN Information Covid-19: a Missed Opportunity for Peace

Over two months ago, the UN issued an appeal for a worldwide ceasefire in the hope that people would instead concentrate on the battle against Covid-19. Six days later, the Pope also echoed this appeal. Now ACN has contacted Church leaders on the ground in the various conflict regions in order to find out what […]

ACN Project of the Week – Success Story in Mexico

Success Story in Mexico Help to rebuild part of a convent in Puebla   The Order of the Most Holy Saviour was founded in Sweden in the 14th century by Saint Bridget of Sweden; it is also known as the Order of Saint Bridget, or the Bridgettine Order. These nuns live a life of strict […]

ACN Project of the Week – Bible for children in Tzeltal language

Success Story in Mexico!  30,000 Child‘s Bibles in the indigenous Tzeltal language For close to 30 years, this little red book has spread the Good News to every far-off corner of the world. The ACN Child‘s Bible, God Speaks to His Children has been published in nearly 190 different world languages making close to 51 […]

ACN Project of the Week – Mexico

Mexico Mass Offerings for 18 Jesuit priests   Mexico is a land of deep contrasts. Some of its areas are popular holiday destinations, and yet others are in the throes of bloody drug warfare and plagued by abductions, extortion, robberies and murders on an alarming scale.  In fact, in 2016 Mexico topped the charts with […]

ACN NEWS: Priest stabbed in Mexico City

Mexico City Priest in critical condition Catholic priest is stabbed in Mexico Cathedral – Father Miguel Ángel Machorro in critical condition Father Miguel Ángel Machorro, who was stabbed Monday evening, May 15, at the main altar in Mexico’s Metropolitan cathedral, is hovering between life and death, according to a press release issued last night in […]

ACN Project of the Week in Mexico

Thanksgiving from Mexico  Sisters thank you for your support   The territorial prelature of Jesus Maria del Nayar covers an area of 25,000 km² in the highlands of central western Mexico – an area more than half the size of Switzerland. And yet, the widely scattered population numbers only about 135,000. The majority, approximately 120,000, […]

ACN Feature – Pope in Mexico

  Mexico Pope Francis invites all to be a Church that is a voice of hope During his stay in Mexico, Pope Francis highlighted his interest in social problems, in the pain and suffering of the people to whom he addressed his optimistic messages of hope and comfort. His smile is the common denominator in […]

Journey with ACN – Mexico

JOURNEY WITH ACN is our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our website and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world and introducing you to various projects we have helped to bring into being together with our partners and ACN benefactors. This week:  Mexico Support for the contemplative Augustinian Sisters  The diocese of […]