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Aid to the Church in Need activates Emergency Plan for Catholic schools in Lebanon

International charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced the launch of a large-scale campaign for Catholic schools in Lebanon t help offset the significant economic crisis that has been bleeding the country’s social institutions dry, especially those related to the Catholic Church. “Lebanon has suffered due to the most serious devaluation of […]

Iraq: Sister Clara’s Dream Comes True!

Sister Clara Nas, the prioress of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, envisioned a new school for the children of Qaraqosh – now her dream has become a reality! On August 6, 2014, the city of Qaraqosh fell into the hands of the Islamic State (IS). The city, located on the Nineveh Plains […]

Iraq – Back to School

Kids in school, essential to the survival of Christian villages   The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is working against time, together with the Nineveh Reconstruction Committee (NRC) to repair and rebuild as many family homes as possible, so that the Syriac Catholic families can return in time for […]

PRESS RELEASE : Syria – ‘Hear the cries of the children’

Patriarch’s appeal after bomb blast in playground kills one child and injures 60 others John Pontifex, ACN United Kingdom Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada Montreal, April 17th, 2014 – THE LEADER of Catholics in Syria has issued a desperate plea for international help, describing how one child was killed and 60 others were injured […]