News

The children need to be in school by September, or Baghdeda will die

11 Aug , 2017  

The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is working against time, together with the Nineveh Reconstruction Committee (NRC) to repair and rebuild as many family homes as possible, so that the Syriac Catholic families can return in time for the beginning of the school year. Already at least 600 families […]

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13 DEAD, 26 WOUNDED IN AN ATTACK INSIDE A CHURCH IN NIGERIA

9 Aug , 2017  

“I have no reason to think that this was an attack against the Church”, said Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke of the diocese of Nnewi in southeast Nigeria. He was speaking on the telephone to the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about the tragic attack on Sunday morning in […]

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Home-based IDPs receive relief from Catholic Church

9 Aug , 2017   Gallery

Upon the recommendation of the Diocese of Iligan, pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Philippines organized a relief distribution for home-based Internally Displaced People (IDP) coming from the war-torn city of Marawi. While the Catholic Church continues to assist IDPs in evacuation centers, it has now begun to take into consideration the […]

Events, News

ACN Philippines Establishes First Regional Office in Pangasinan

28 Jul , 2017  

The Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan has agreed to establish a special committee based in Dagupan, Pangasinan to respond primarily to the call of help coming from an increasing number of Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith.   This decision comes after Aid to the Church in Need Philippines had held a […]

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Events, Feature Stories

Oppressed But Not Forgotten: A Solidarity Congress for Persecuted Christians

10 Jul , 2017   Video

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 […]

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Events

Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Fatima

14 Jun , 2017  

In celebration of the centenary of the Marian Apparitions, Aid to the Church in Need Philippines invites you on a pilgrimage to The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima with the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago de Compostela).

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Marawi

Help Rebuild the Church in Marawi

14 Jun , 2017   Video

Aid to the Church in Need launches its campaign to rebuild the Catholic churches destroyed by militants in Marawi. #ForgiveAndRebuild

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Marawi, News, News & Events

Marawi Bishop on Viral Video: Respond in a Christian Manner

6 Jun , 2017  

By Josemaria Claro, ACN Philippines Bishop Edwin dela Peña of Marawi urged Filipinos to respond in a Christian manner to a video that has gone viral showing Maute terrorists desecrating sacred images of the Catholic Church. In an interview with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Philippines, Bishop dela Peña remarked, “when people are […]

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Marawi, News

How Filipino Muslims Sheltered Their Christian Countrymen During the Marawi Siege

2 Jun , 2017  

By Josemaria Claro, ACN Philippines   Farida, a Muslim store owner in Marawi City, had no choice but to let the terrorists that barged in her store last May 24 plunder her goods and products. But when the armed men turned their attention to her 13 male employees huddled in a corner of the store, […]

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Marawi, News

Catholic Priest and Staff Held Hostage by Lawless Elements in Southern Philippines

24 May , 2017  

ACN Philippines, 24 May 2017 A Catholic priest and his staff are reportedly being held hostage by ISIS-inspired lawless elements that have occupied a number of facilities and public buildings in the Islamic city of Marawi, Central Mindanao, Philippines. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines as well as ACN […]

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