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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, […]

Feature Story – EU reps Skype with Syrian Children

Aid to the Church in Need Initiative at the European Parliament with Syrian Children European parliamentarians will be speaking directly to school-children from Aleppo, Syria via Skype this Tuesday December 6, also, Saint Nicolas day. In cooperation with the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), European Parliament Vice-President Mr. Antonio Tajani along […]

Invitation: 3rd Mass in Montreal for Persecuted Christians

Aid to the Church in Need Canada 3rd Mass for Persecuted Christians   On November 4th of this year, the Archbishop of Montreal, Msgr. Christian Lépine, will preside over a Mass dedicated to persecuted Christians for the 3rd consecutive year, which will be celebrated at 7:30 pm at Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral in […]

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 […]

International Prayer! 1 Million Children Praying the Rosary

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Children Praying the Rosary More than ever: Pray for Peace and Unity Montreal, Wednesday October 5 – Again this year, Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the One Million Children Pray the Rosary* campaign, an international event with participation also across Canada taking place Tuesday, […]

Azerbaijan: A tiny community will be visited

 Azerbaijan  Pope Francis brings peace   Fourteen years after the visit of John Paul II, Azerbaijan is once again preparing for a pontifical visit. The pope will not only travel to the tiny Catholic community, but will also work towards peace in this long suffering region.   Situated on the shores of the Caspian Sea, […]

LetsbeOne: ACN and WYD

“Let’s be One” Campaign 3,000 postcards for the young people of the Church in need   The international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is taking stock of its campaign “Let’s be One,” launched at the World Youth Day in Cracow from 26 to 31 July 2016. The aim of the campaign […]

ACN Interview – Aleppo: the dark city

ACN Interview Aleppo: the dark city Father Ziad Hilal, a Jesuit priest who has been helping the victims of the war in Syria for a very long time now, once in Homs and now in Aleppo, recently spoke with Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need.   What was the situation like in Aleppo? […]

Pakistan: Promoters of peace after violence

Photos above: Msgr Shah visits the wounded (Catholic TV Pakistan) Pakistan and the Lahore Bombings A great need for prayers, spiritual and moral support Following the attacks of last Sunday which left 74 dead and 340 wounded in Lahore, Pakistan, Father James Channan, OP and director of the Peace Centre located in the city (and a […]

ACN Feature: Aleppo – He was just 13 years old

Photo above: Msgr Arbach showing an icon destroyed by ISIS, February  2016  Syria A letter from Aleppo from Msgr Jean-Clément Jeanbart Aleppo is broken. The former economic capital of Syria, from one day to the next, this city is becoming nothing more than a field of ruins… The Greek-Catholic Melkite archbishop, the Metropolitan Jean-Clément Jeanbart sent Aid to […]