Democratic Republic of the Congo – “The Pope is coming to tell us: ‘People of Congo, be reconciled!’” says Bishop Bodika of Kikwit

Pope Francis will be visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this year, from July 2 to 5. During a visit to the head office of international charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) in Germany, Bishop Timothée Bodika Manyisai, of Kikwit, in the southwestern part of DRC, spoke about how Catholics are […]

ACN Project of the Week: Ecumenical Joint Support Program for Disadvantaged Women in Russia

Support for a centre working with victims of domestic violence For almost 30 years now, in accordance with the heartfelt wish of Pope Saint John Paul II, ACN has been helping to promote fraternal dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church. The historic meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in […]


JOURNEY WITH ACN is our Friday newsletter which will be regularly posted to our blog.   Our weekly newsletter was designed to provide us with an opportunity to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and with some of the projects we have been able to realize together with […]