In 2021, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) raised a record amount for persecuted and suffering Christians

Press Release – For Immediate Release One in three dioceses and one in eight priests in the world have benefitted from ACN assistance During the 2021 fiscal year, the international Catholic charity and Pontifical Charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) received over 197.4 million dollars in donations (187.7 in 2020) to support persecuted […]

Ukraine – With Kyiv still in a state of unrest, priests thank ACN for its support

International charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is currently giving more than $750,000 in mass offerings to support priests in Ukraine who are caring for a population which is besieged and under bombardment. The stipends support almost 1,900 Catholic priests across the country, including 137 from the Greek Catholic archdiocese in Kyiv. But […]

ACN Project of the Week – Transportation project in Algeria

Algeria A vehicle for pastoral work in the birthplace of Saint Augustine   In the birthplace of Saint Augustine, there are only around 5,000 Catholics living today. Algeria, located in the northwest Africa, is the largest country in Africa, with an area of almost 930,000 square miles (2.38 million km²) – approximately one quarter the […]