Aid to the Church in Need requests prayers for Nicaragua

“We are witnessing an attempt to silence the Church in Nicaragua.” International Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) wishes to express its solidarity, friendship and communion in the face of the sad and painful situation suffered by the clergy and the whole Church in Nicaragua. The international pontifical charity recalls the message […]

Call to Action – Pray for China today and on May 24

On May 11, 2022, Cardinal Joseph Zen was arrested by the authorities in Hong Kong. According to local newspaper The Standard, the 90-year-old cardinal was detained for his role as trustee of the 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund, which helped pro-democracy protesters pay their legal fees. After some hours, the Cardinal was set free on bail. […]

Pope Francis : Invitation to pray for those who suffer discrimination and religious persecution

The first video of the Pope’s Global Prayer Network for the year 2022 calls to become brothers and sisters in humanity as well as to pray for those who experience religious discrimination and persecution. Watch, pray, and share: Spread the word in your networks and share the material available below: . A chart summarizing the […]

Lebanon: Middle East’s Largest Christian Community in Deepening Crisis

As the historic summit with the Pope in Rome approaches, we look at the Middle East’s largest Christian community, which is in great peril. The economic and political crisis in Lebanon—home to the Middle East’s largest Christian community—has deepened ahead of an historic July 1 meeting between Pope Francis and Christian leaders from the country. […]

#RedWednesday, November 18, 2020

Press Release – For immediate release The Persecution of Christians is Increasing So is anti-religious violence. Montreal, Thursday, November 5, 2020 – On Wednesday, November 18, Aid to the Church in Need Canada (ACN) will be marking Red Wednesday for the third consecutive year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the use of technology, Archbishop Ignatius […]

One Million Children Pray the Rosary – A Success!

An impressive and very contemplative, virtual first Montreal, October 20, 2020—Sunday, October 18, 1:01 p.m. —All across Canada, participants gathered together virtually to pray. In a very contemplative and joyful atmosphere, some thirty people—including families—participated in the One Million Children Praying the Rosary event organized by the international charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). […]

On Sunday, February 10th, pray for Venezuela!

Venezuela Call to pray for the country on Sunday, February 10   United in their concern to “avoid still greater suffering and pain for the people” and in their hope for a change in the course of the political and democratic situation that Venezuela is currently going through, the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference has launched a […]

Feature story of the week: United in prayer for the Middle East

Iraq and Jordan Day of Prayer for the Middle East Nuncio to Iraq and Jordan, Archbishop Alberto Ortega: “It is not possible to imagine the Middle East without the Christians.”   On Wednesday, July 4, the papal Nuncio in Iraq and Jordan, Archbishop Alberto Ortega, visited the Spanish national office of the international Catholic pontifical […]

ACN-News – Pakistan – Archbishop appeals for prayers after attacks on Christians

Picture: In 2017, interreligious prayer in Lahore with the Mufti of Lahore and Archbishop Shaw.  Pakistan Archbishop appeals for prayers after attacks on Christians A leading Pakistani bishop has appealed for prayer after Christians in Quetta suffered their third attack in five months. Two Christian men – identified as Rashid Khalid and Azhar Iqbal – […]

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 […]