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ACN News – “2019 was a year of martyrs”

ACN International Initial assessment of the last year: “2019 was a year of martyrs” by Maria Lozano & Jürgen Liminski, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin for ACN Canada Published on the web, January 10, 2019 Thomas Heine-Geldern, president of the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), gives an initial assessment […]

Syria – ACN News – When the sky turned black with bombs

SYRIA When the sky turned black with bombs A Sister in Damascus has told how she, fellow nuns and students narrowly escaped death yesterday (Tuesday, 20th February 20th) when the sky “turned black” on one of the deadliest days of the conflict in the Syrian capital. Describing the situation at her convent in the Bab […]

ACN Interview – Father Halemba on Syria

Syria “We are never safe” Father Andrzej Halemba, Head of the Middle East Projects Department of the international Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need recently returned from a trip to war-torn Syria. In this interview with journalists from within the organization, he speaks about the current situation.   What does the situation look […]

PRESS RELEASE – Syria – In emergency mode, more than ever

Syria In emergency mode, more than ever   Montréal/Königstein, August 30, 2016 – Aid to the Church in Need announces that it wishes to continue providing emergency aid in Syria and counts on raising over 2 million dollars in order to do so. This amount must serve to continue the already existing support programs, as […]

ACN Interview – Aleppo: the dark city

ACN Interview Aleppo: the dark city Father Ziad Hilal, a Jesuit priest who has been helping the victims of the war in Syria for a very long time now, once in Homs and now in Aleppo, recently spoke with Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need.   What was the situation like in Aleppo? […]

Syria : “God, give us peace!”

Syria  “God, give us peace!”   Thousands of children in Syria celebrated “International Children’s Day” as a prayer day for peace   On June 1, thousands of children of all denominations gathered in several Syrian cities to celebrate “International Children’s Day” as a prayer day for peace. In Homs, this was the first public event held […]

Syria: A war “unjust, barbaric and destructive”

Syria: A war “unjust, barbaric and destructive”  The Melkite Greek Catholic Bishop of Aleppo in Syria wrote these words last September 16. Msgr. Jean-Clément Jeanbart was then celebrating the 20th anniversary of his ordination as the bishop of this “artistic and intellectual” city, whose citizens are today in great misery.  “Today, at the very moment […]

The Way of the Cross for Syria – 14th Station – GOOD FRIDAY

On this, Good Friday, we would like to thank you for your powerful participation in the praying the Way of the Cross for the Syrian people who are greatly in need of both the prayers you have offered and the donations.   #SyriaPrayer    #StopSyriaWar THANK YOU FOR GIVING SO GENEROUSLY!