The Pontifical Foundation ACN brings together leading representatives of the Vatican and the Iraqi Christian community to claim their universal right to return to the Nineveh Plains. On Thursday, September 28 at 9 a.m., the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will host a conference “Return to the Roots – the […]
“They have hearts full of the love of God.” This was how Palo Archbishop John Forrosuelo Du described the global community of ACN donors who gathered at Fatima for the re-consecration of the charity organization. Palo Archbishop John Forrosuelo Du was one of only seven representatives who presented testimonies about the sufferings, needs, […]
It is not unusual for the various national offices of the international Catholic pastoral charity and Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) to invite individual speakers to give talks and personal testimonies on the topic of religious freedom. So it was that on 6 August – the Day of Prayer for Persecuted […]
Aid to the Church in Need’s 1st Diocesan Congress on Persecuted Christians entitled: “Oppressed But Not Forgotten: A Solidarity Congress for Persecuted Christians” held on June 29, 2017 at the Lay Formation Center, Dagupan City. The Congress aims to raise awareness about the situation and experiences of our suffering brothers and sisters in faith who […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! Today the Church once again experiences the wonder of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and the shepherds of Bethlehem, as they contemplate the newborn Child laid in a manger: Jesus, the Saviour.
Written by Jaco Klamer for Aid to the Church in Need “My mother and I were at home in Bartella, one of the Christian villages in the Nineveh Plane” says Ismail. “When we woke up one August morning, the city had been taken by IS.
While the rest of Christians around the world try to savor the last remaining days of the Christmas season, in the Philippines, it seems people are already walking the Way of the Cross.