News

Homs needs new hope

28 Mar , 2018  

MORE help is urgently needed to encourage Christians to stay in Syria, according to a leading archbishop who has said that security problems, job instability and poor living conditions have left people “feeling like strangers in their own country”. In a Holy Week interview with Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Syriac Orthodox […]

Marawi, News & Events

ACN Philippines and Duyog Marawi Launch Campaign to Help Rebuild Prelature of Marawi and its People

23 Mar , 2018  

Ten months after Marawi was seized by terrorist forces, Aid to the Church in Need Philippines and Duyog Marawi formally launched their campaign to help rebuild the prelature of Marawi and its people on March 23, 2018 at the Arzobispado de Manila, in the Intramuros district of Manila. Although ACN began providing help in the […]

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Interview

“It is anything but easy to be a Christian in India today”

2 Mar , 2018  

Dimensions of the community of faith: sources of friction and inspiration from India Interview with Veronique Vogel, head of the Indian section of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), on the situation of Christians in India. The interview was held by Karla Sponar.   What is the situation of Christians in India today? Alarming. […]

Interview

KOREA: What will happen to the inter-Korean Olympic romance after the Olympic fire has gone out?

28 Feb , 2018  

Rarely have current politics played such a key role in the Olympic Winter Games as they did in PyeongChang. Maria Lozano spoke with the director of the South Korean office of Aid to the Church in Need in Seoul, Johannes Klausa, about the fragile step the North and South have taken towards one another and […]

News

UNDP and ACN: High level meeting to channel more help to suffering Christians in the Nineveh Plains

28 Feb , 2018  

Representatives of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the Knights of Columbus (KoC) were received today by Mr. Mourad Wahba the Assistant Secretary General at the United Nations Development Programme to brief the UN on the situation of Christians and minority populations in the Nineveh Plains. ACN and KoC drew attention to the […]

Feature Stories

Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries for priests

26 Feb , 2018  

According to the Catholic news portal CCM, Mexico is the most dangerous country in Latin America for priests. “For the ninth year in a row, and even though no wars are being fought on our soil, our country is the nation with the highest number of murders of priests,” said priest and journalist Sergio Omar […]

News & Events

ACN Lights Italy’s Colosseum to Honor Persecuted Christians

26 Feb , 2018  

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) illuminated the historic Colosseum in Rome, Italy with red lights to honor the sacrifice of modern-day martyrs who offered their lives for their faith. ACN is the same organization that leads the celebration of Red Wednesday every November to open the eyes of the world to the violations […]

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News, News & Events

ACN TO ILLUMINATE COLISEUM IN RED – AND CHURCHES IN ALEPPO AND MOSUL AT THE SAME TIME. BREAKING THROUGH THE BARRIERS OF INDIFFERENCE TO PERSECUTION!

8 Feb , 2018  

  “Our aim is to break through the indifference, above all among the international community, and to strive to ensure that after 24 February no one can continue to ignore the persecution of Christians.” The words are those of Alessandro Monteduro, the director of the Italian branch of the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to […]

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Feature Stories

The baby saved from death in Iraq and adopted by a Christian family

24 Jan , 2018  

Its mother was raped by DAESH militants and left pregnant. The elders of her tribe wanted to kill the baby. But the child was saved, “something that could only have happened thanks to the Church” A baby saved from death in Iraq. A story of the triumph of good over evil. And it happened on […]

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Feature Stories

“My father was killed two days after my birthday. I will always remember his smile right before he died. ”

24 Jan , 2018  

MARIAN NABIL HABIB refers to this day as “the martyrdom of my father.” Nabil Habib was 48; he was among the 29 people who died Dec. 11, 2016, in a suicide attack claimed by ISIS. The targets were worshippers at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Coptic Church in Cairo, also known as El-Botroseya Church. Marian, […]

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