Project of the Week — A Vehicle for a Catholic Lay Community in Brazil

The community of Mar a Dentro in Brazil, needed a car to transport materials and for its many charitable projects and pastoral programs, both in the city and in other towns and villages that are accessible by road. The roads are poor and the journeys are often long. See how ACN Benefactors have helped them!

Success Story: Peru

Peru  Success Story: Training of catechists in the Rainforest Deep within the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon region lies the apostolic vicariate of Iquitos, a place only accessible by air or by boat. Though this may appeal to an adventurer on holidays, it represents a major challenge for the pastoral workers of the Catholic Church. […]

Project of the Week – Amazon Region

  Brazil Training of  seminarians urgently needed in the Amazon region   The diocese of Rio Branco covers a vast area of over 104,000 km² in the west of Brazil. Large areas of the diocese lie in the rainforest; it is an impenetrable region, with vast distances and many places accessible only by riverboat. Of […]


Colombia Help for the training of Cúcuta future priests The diocese of Cúcuta lies in the far north-east of Colombia bordering Venezuela. This year there is special reason for celebration, as the local diocesan seminary is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The rector of the seminary, Father José Abel Sierra Parra, has written to Aid to the Church […]