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Pope Francis: Support of an “exceptional kind!”

  Pope Francis and Aid to the Church in Need Support of an “exceptional kind!” Montreal, Friday, June 17, 2016 During a press conference which took place in Rome, the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis is supporting the charity organization’s work. “I trust Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), a Pontifical Charity, to do […]

ACN Feature – The Pope’s visit to Lesbos

Pope Francis in Greece “Pope has changed the way people think about Christians” A Jordanian priest believes: The Pope’s visit to Lesbos sends a message to Arab states to do more for the refugees     The Pope’s solidarity visit to Lesbos last Saturday sent a strong message to the Arab states to do more […]

Holy Land: “I can hardly believe I’m in Nazareth”

At the conclusion of the Year of Faith in the Holy Land by Oliver Maksan, for ACN International adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada ACN Montreal, November 21, 2013 – On Sunday morning a radiant sky looked down on the crowd of thousands who had gathered for the conclusion of the Year of Faith in […]

Brazil “Come on in … it takes less than 15 minutes…”

 15,000 young people visit ACN’s exhibition at WYD Rio 2013 By ACN International Adapted by ACN Canada “Come on in … it takes less than 15 minutes…” This inviting phrase displayed on a two-metre-high screen was seen by the approx. 15,000 young people who came to the exhibition in Rio de Janeiro organized by Aid to […]

ACN interviews His Eminence Cardinal Schöenborn about the YOUCAT giveaway at WYD in Rio

ACN:  Your Eminence what are your thoughts on WYD Rio? Schönborn: It is my second time in Brazil. The first time I was here in 1996, and I see a country that is full of live, a Church that is a kind of explosion of vitality. I see so many new communities growing in Brazil. […]

World Communications Day

An interview with Mark von Riedemann, Communication Director of Aid to the Church in Need. By Reinhard Backes, ACN International 1.  How important is media work for an international CatholiWorlc pastoral charity like Aid to the Church in Need, which finances over 5,000 projects per year? Fr. Werenfried, the founder of Aid to the Church […]