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ACN celebrates its 70-year anniversary during the Year of Fatima

11 May , 2017   Video

International: “From the very beginning, this charity has been a miracle” ACN celebrates its 70-year anniversary during the Year of Fatima This year, the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its founding as well as the 100th anniversary of the appearances of Our Lady of Fatima, […]

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Reconstruction of Christian Homes in Iraq Begins Today

9 May , 2017  

Written by Daniele Piccini, adapted by ACN Philippines staff Amidst the destruction left behind by ISIS, Christians in Iraq begin today the reconstruction of the houses of 105 families in the villages of Bartella, Karemlash and Baghdeda on the Nineveh Plains, an area that served as the birthplace of one of the earliest Christian communities […]

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Egypt Welcomes Today “Pope of Peace”

27 Apr , 2017  

“As-salamu alaykum! (Peace be with you!)” These were the words of Pope Francis in a video message to the Egyptian people as he is scheduled to land in Cairo today, 28 April at 2 PM (8 PM Manila time). The Pope’s visit comes just three weeks after Egypt’s Orthodox Christian Churches became targets of bloody […]

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Urbi et Orbi: Easter Message of Pope Francis (2017)

17 Apr , 2017  

  Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Today, throughout the world, the Church echoes once more the astonishing message of the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” – “He is truly risen, as he said!” The ancient feast of Passover, the commemoration of the liberation of the Hebrew people from slavery, here finds fulfillment. By his […]

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Africa

Fourteenth Station: JESUS IS LAID IN THE TOMB

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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Somalia

Thirteenth Station: THE BODY OF JESUS IS TAKEN DOWN FROM THE CROSS

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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Central African Republic

Twelfth Station: JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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Nigeria

Eleventh Station: JESUS IS NAILED TO THE CROSS

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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Libya

Tenth Station: JESUS’ CLOTHES ARE TAKEN AWAY

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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Republic of Sudan

Ninth Station: JESUS FALLS FOR THE THIRD TIME

21 Mar , 2017  

HYMN: We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world. Through the alleys of poverty and misery. Marching to a dawning day to freedom and victory, To God’s life and endless glory.   PRAYER BEFORE EACH STATION: We adore You, O Christ, and bless You. Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed […]

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