South Sudan – “Pope’s visit will be very important for peace.”

A nun of the Comboni Missionaries living in Wau, South Sudan, believes the upcoming visit by Pope Francis to the youngest country in the world, scheduled for July 5 to 7,could have a historic effect on the peace process. “The Pope will play a very, very important role. The Pope, the Christian churches and all […]

Conflict in the Holy Land: ‘The Delicate Work of Hana Bendcowsky’

Hana Bendcowsky is program director of the Jerusalem Centre for Jewish – Christian Relations (JCJCR). The program has been supported for many years by ACN. Despite the long war in Gaza, Mrs. Bendcowsky continues to maintain dialogue between Jews and Christians in Israel. ACN: Mrs Bendcowsky, Is Jewish-Christian dialogue possible in these days following the […]

ACN Interview – Archbishop reports on the current situation in the Holy Land

ACN Iview – Holy Land “Religious fundamentalism places Christians on the fringes of society” by Daniele Piccini & Tobias Lehner, ACN International Pierbattista Pizzaballa has already spent more than three decades of his life in the Holy Land. In 2016, the Franciscan was made Archbishop and Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. In an […]

Nigeria: Pray for peaceful elections! – Interview with Mgrs. Kaigama – ACN-Interview

Nigeria  Pray for peaceful elections!   “If the elections are marred by violence many innocent Nigerians will pay the price. Aid to the Church in Need can mobilize their world network of friends, benefactors and supporters to commit Nigeria to special prayers at this critical time of elections.” *** *This article was published before the decision of […]

New edition of One Million Children – A Powerful Prayer

New edition of One Million Children A Powerful Prayer   Again, this year, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) invites people in charge of doing  pastoral work with children, whether in parishes or elsewhere, to contact the organization in order to participate in the great international prayer movement – One Million Children Pray the […]

ACN’s Interview – Sever discrimination in the heart of Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina “Open war against the Catholic Church”   The guns have been silent in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 23 years. However, according to Bishop Franjo Komarica, the country is like a powder keg. Head of the diocese of Banja Luka in the northern part of the country, the 72-year-old does not believe in […]

Pray for Peace in Korea – Aid to the Church in Need

Historical meeting in Korea on April 27th. Please, Pray for peace in Korea!    Aid to the Church in Need has a National office in South Korea for three years. At several occasion, people who were visited were brought beyond the boundary line. Just below, one delegation visited in 2017.   The PDF File is […]

ACN Interview – Korea – After the Olympic, will romance continue?

Korea: What will happen to the inter-Korean Olympic romance after the Olympic fire has gone out? Rarely have current politics played such a key role in the Olympic Winter Games as they did in PyeongChang. Maria Lozano spoke with the director of the South Korean office of Aid to the Church in Need in Seoul, […]

Little spokespeople for the Mother of God in a peace-starved world

Benin – Little spokespeople for the Mother of God in a peace-starved world Children of the Catholic Schools of Natitingou in Benin are praying for peace in the world   The International children’s prayer campaign “One Million Children praying the Rosary “, which has been supported for several years now by the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid […]

ACN News – Myanmar Cardinal’s statement on healing the country

Myanmar Healing the country, moving forward in peace, justice and reconciliation   The Myanmar military is accused of violence against minority populations, including the Rohingyas and Rakhine.  Close to 500,000 people found refuge in Bangladesh.  This is a major crisis where the government has been accused of allowing a genocide.  The archbishop of Rangoun, Cardinal Charles […]