This year, ACN is supporting these priests again by providing for their training in the Seminary of Prague with a sum of $6,750.
Peru Support for the training of religious Sisters In many Latin American countries, state help of any kind is unavailable to people struggling with a physical or intellectual disability. Most families facing these challenges are already living in poverty and have few resources to address the specific needs of their disabled children. The Congregation of […]
Pakistan—Success Story: Help for the formation of 42 catechists The work of catechists is of immense importance for the life of the Church in Pakistan. The parishes here are often vast and with numerous outlying settlements, and consequently the catechists are an indispensable support for the priests playing a major role in passing on the […]
The Fédération Africaine d’Action Familiale (FAAF, or African Family Life Federation) is an initiative for the support of healthy families and the protection of life. It involves doctors of various disciplines, theologians, priests, religious and lay pastoral workers. Its aim is to support families and help them to tackle their problems, offering Africa-friendly, family-friendly and […]
Brazil Formation for 28 seminarians in the diocese of Marília Brazil still holds onto its place as the most populous Catholic nation on earth. Yet, the percentage of Catholics in the country continues to fall. Today, only around 72% of over 190 million Brazilians still declare themselves as Catholic, though the exact figures quoted are […]
Guatemala A house for the relious formation of Sisters The Congregation of the Sisters of Martha and Mary was founded in 1979 in the diocese of Jalapa. In this very poor region of Guatemala, there is also a great shortage of priests, and the congregation was established partly to counter the proliferation of religious sects. […]
Brazil New books for a seminary in Diamantina It was not by chance that the city of Diamantina got its name – for in the 17th century this was the first place where diamonds were found outside of Asia. But, as happens everywhere in the world, those who got rich were only a few lucky […]