FOR THE REFUGEES, FOR THE 600,000 INTERNALLY DISPLACED AND THE 80,000 CENTRAL AFRICANS WHO HAVE BEEN FORCED TO FLEE TO NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIE “O Wisdom, you come forth from the mouth of the Most High. You fill the universe and hold all things together in a strong yet gentle manner. O come to teach us the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Syria – Death and destruction in a Christian town

Suffering in Sadad: Bodies of family discovered in a well By John Pontifex, ACN United-Kingdom Adaptation, Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Montreal, November 5th, 2013 – Horrific details are emerging of atrocities carried out in a Christian town in Syria, where 1,500 families were held hostage and 45 were killed, including two teenage boys, their mother […]

Syrian refugees – “The prospects for Lebanon are somber”

Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada The American threats to attack Syria have led temporarily to a rise in the numbers of refugees in Lebanon, as the President of the Lebanese organisation Caritas, Monsignore Simon Faddoul, explained to the international Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need”. He said […]

Syria – Syria is not just a map on google earth

Marta Petrosillo, ACN Italy “A military intervention will not achieve anything. Each of the parties involved must understand that the crisis will not be resolved in the way it desires. All are losers and no one is victor, and will never be.” Father Nawras Sammour, responsible for the Middle East and North Africa in the […]

Week of prayer for peace in Syria

Prayer and Intercession for Peace in Syria God of Compassion, Hear the cries of the people of Syria Comfort those who suffer violence Console those who mourn the dead Give strength to Syria’s neighbouring countries to welcome the refugees Convert the hearts of those who have taken up arms And protect those who are committed […]