Venezuela: A Crisis Bringing Many Closer to the Church

The Church in Venezuela accompanies the people who are suffering as a result of a long and grave social, economic and political crisis. The people of Venezuela have been suffering a terrible economic crisis for more than fifteen years. Nearly seven million Venezuelans have emigrated, particularly young people forced to leave the country. This is […]

One Million Children Praying the Rosary Might Help Change the World

Aid to the Church in Need (Canada) ACN is gearing up for one of its most cherished annual events. Our Lady and Saint Joseph are invoked in this year’s Rosary prayer campaign for Peace in the World. Children and families across Canada are fervently invited to participate. On October 18 this year the international Catholic […]

ACN Interview: Bishop Oswaldo Azaje from Venezuela

Venezuela A cry for help According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) and other international organizations, more than two million people have left Venezuela in the last few years. This forced displacement reflects the severe economic, political and social crisis that has befallen the country. The church in Venezuela is dealing with […]

ACN Feature Story – Helplessness at the Venezuelan border

Aid to the Church in Need recently visited the town of San Antonio de Tachira, in Colombia, in order to offer support and show solidarity with the dioceses on the frontier between Venezuela and Colombia in the present difficult situation and to study the possibility of providing support in the future for the planned migrant […]

ACN INTERVIEW – Bishops of Venezuela call on governement

Photograph María Alejandra Mora (SoyMAM) ACN INTERVIEW – Venezuela The call of  Venezuelan bishops to the government Cardinal Baltazar Porras: “The room to manoeuvre freely is getting smaller and smaller. At the moment, everything here is one-dimensional.” During a visit to the international head office of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the […]

International Prayer! 1 Million Children Praying the Rosary

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Children Praying the Rosary More than ever: Pray for Peace and Unity Montreal, Wednesday October 5 – Again this year, Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the One Million Children Pray the Rosary* campaign, an international event with participation also across Canada taking place Tuesday, […]

Journey with ACN – Venezuela

  © Aid to the Church in Need JOURNEY WITH ACN is  our weekly newsletter regularly posted to our blog and designed to acquaint you with the needs of the Catholic Church around the world – and various projects we have helped to bring into being together with ACN benefactors. This week:   Venezuela Child’s Bibles and Rosary […]

One Million Children Praying the Rosary

Montreal, Friday, October 18, 2013 – In 2005, an idea was born in Caracas to invite one million children around the world to unite in prayer on behalf of Unity, and of Peace through the intercession and protection of Mary, the Mother of God. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Canada is uniting with […]