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REMINDER PRESS RELEASE: Central African Republic – ACN launches a Novena of prayer for PEACE

In view of the critical situation in the Central African Republic, the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is initiating a Novena of prayer for peace in the country. Our Novena will begin tomorrow on Tuesday, December 17 and continue throughout the week until Christmas Day, when Christ, who alone […]

PRESS RELEASE: Central African Republic – ACN launches a Novena of prayer for PEACE

In view of the critical situation in the Central African Republic, the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is initiating a Novena of prayer for peace in the country. Our Novena will begin on Tuesday, December 17 and continue throughout the week until Christmas Day, when Christ, who alone can […]

A tribute to Nelson Mandela from the Director of Aid to the Church in Need Canada

Thank you Madiba – Nelson Mandela I will allow myself to be on a first name basis with you, you, Madiba (Daddy).  We have never spoken to one another, nor have we ever met, but without even knowing, you, cradled my adolescence.  It was at that time that I got to know you. Yes, at […]

Press Release: Syria

“Leave us alone!” By John Pontifex, ACN UK Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal, September 16th, 2013 – A Syrian prelate – ordained a bishop only last month – has spoken of his dismay at the country’s mass exodus of Christians but is convinced that the future of one of the world’s oldest Church […]

Egypt – Two Years After the Arab Spring

Egypt is not only pyramids and sun soaked beaches; it is also a country where the economic and political interests of the world’s great powers intertwine.The Arab Spring popular uprising in Cairo’s Tahrir square in January of 2011, has resulted in the country stumbling toward an uncertain future, evermore polarised between Islamist and secular forces. […]

Press release : Syria- Stop sending arms to Syria

John Pontifex, ACN United Kingdom Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada The leader of Catholics in Syria has hit out at all countries which send in arms, saying that the impact of military shipments is “far more dangerous” than the use of chemical weapons. While issuing an unequivocal condemnation of the “destructive” use of chemical […]

Democratic Republic of Congo – Construction of a chapel in Murhala

By ACN International, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin Murhala is a small and dynamically growing town, just 100 yards from the National Highway linking Bukavu, the capital of the South Kivu region, with Goma. Of the current population of 13,000 people, some 9000 are Catholics. Every morning at six o’clock a large group of the […]

IFHIM “LA CADENA”

After being greeted with two liturgical songs, let us today go with something more festive! A Latino dance called La cadena, which speaks about building a bridge of Peace (music by Rafaël Manzanares Aguilar). [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NVl41Y_ei8&w=420&h=315] Not to miss! Tomorrow’s conclusion of this series of dances and song from the students at IFHIM – with […]

IFHIM – Liturgical Song 2

Today we have the pleasure of offering you a second liturgical song entitled Have No Fear ( text according to Isaiah 43, musical arrangement by Jean- Jean-Baptiste Sarton du Jonchay). Ne crains pas je suis ton Dieu C’est moi qui t’ai choisi, appelé par ton nom. Tu as du prix à mes yeux et je […]