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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—Support for the youth pastoral centre in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Project of the Week—Bosnia Support for the youth pastoral centre in Sarajevo By ACN International, Adapted by ACN Canada Published online – November 29, 2019 Catholics are a minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina—now at a bare 14% of the population, and falling. This decline began during the Bosnian War (1992 to 1995) when half the […]

ACN Info – Nigeria Attacks by Fulani herdsmen; “a timebomb”

Nigeria Attacks by Fulani herdsmen; “a timebomb”   Christians in northern Nigeria, in addition to suffering attacks by the terrorist Boko Haram group, are also facing a terrible situation as a result of the bloody attacks by Fulani herdsmen against Christian villages in Nigeria’s so-called Middle Belt.   “This is a time bomb that threatens […]

ACN Interview – Sister Yvonne Gera in Algeria

Algeria “They died at their post” Between 1994 and 1996, Bishop Pierre Claverie and 18 others were killed during the Algerian civil war. The cause for their beatification opened in 2007 and at the beginning of this year, Pope Francis signed the decree confirming that they died in “odium fidei” (hatred of the faith) thus […]

ACN Project of the Week – Cameroon

ACN Project of the Week: Cameroon Help for the training of seminarians threatened by Boko Haram terrorists Nigeria is not the only country suffering from the terror of Boko Haram. Its neighbour, Cameroon also suffers from the violence of Islamist terror groups in the northern part of the country.   It is true that the […]

ACN News: A First #RedWednesday in Canada

A First #RedWednesday in Canada Close to 1,500 participants across the land “This first edition of Red Wednesday – #RedWednesday – is a real success across the board,” says Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN), a little over a week after the event which, from one ocean to […]

ACN Feature Story: Syria, “Helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war”

Syria  “Helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war” Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the pastoral work of the Sacred Heart Sisters in the Syrian city of Homs. The church of Altip, in the Bab Al-Sebaa district, just south of the Old Quarter of Homs, is a social and pastoral training […]

ACN Project of the Week – Lebanon 5,000 Bibles for the youth apostolate in the Archdiocese of Zahleh

ACN Project of the Week – Lebanon 5,000 Bibles for the youth apostolate in the Archdiocese of Zahleh More and more Christians are leaving the Middle-East. This Exodus is not only affecting Syria and Iraq, but Lebanon as well. In the quite recent past, this was the only country in the Middle East with a […]

ACN News – The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks in Nigeria

An ACN Press Release – for Immediate Release Nigeria The nightmare of Fulani herdsmen attacks Msgr. Kaigama sends out a call to terrorists ACN Canada’s fundraising campaign for Nigeria underway   Montreal, November 9, 2018 – The city of Jos in Northern Nigeria has suffered severely from many long years of inter-religious violence at the […]

ACN News: Brazil – No to “hatred, anger or irresponsibility”

This interview was conducted a few days prior to the Brazilian elections handing power over to the new president, Jais Bolsonaro   Brazil No to “hatred, anger or irresponsibility” Just a few days ahead of the presidential elections in Brazil, with the country sharply polarised between its two candidates, Fernando Haddad and Jair Bolsonaro, the […]