News, South Sudan

The Catholic Bishops of South Sudan send a message of hope and courage to the suffering population

24 Feb , 2017  

After their meeting in Juba from 21st to 23rd February 2017, along with the Apostolic Nuncio to South Sudan and Kenya, Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo, the South Sudanese bishops respond to the disturbing reports from all seven of their dioceses spanning the whole country.

Africa, Campaigns, News

Aid to the Church in Need focuses on Africa for the Lent campaign “Their Faith Is Our Hope”.

1 Feb , 2017  

Strengthening Catholics to put an end to religiously motivated fundamentalism and to support pastoral care on the continent with the largest growing number of believers.   Königstein, 1 Feb. 2017. The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is concentrating on Africa with this year’s Lent and Easter campaign. Under the […]

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Filipinos can help refugees this Christmas through Catholic Church

19 Dec , 2016  

As Syrian government forces continue to drive out rebels from besieged cities like Aleppo, more and more innocent civilians are being forced into exile and live in refugee camps amidst the onset of the winter season. 

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News, News & Events

Pontifical charity ACN opens PH office

16 Nov , 2016  

Archbishop Socrates Villegas blesses the new office of the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Philippines at the CBCP headquarters in Manila, Nov. 15, 2016.
MANILA, Nov. 16, 2016 — A leading international Catholic charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) opens a new chapter, having inaugurated its national section in the Philippines. Church leaders and guests gathered yesterday, Nov. 15, for a Mass presided over by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas at the Manila Cathedral, officially […]