Photo: Palm Sunday procession in a refugee camp in Juba, South Sudan This way of the cross wishes to help us contemplate the suffering of our Lord Jesus in union with the African Continent. Keeping in mind that where the cross is present, the resurrection will follow, our persecuted brothers and sisters are shining […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]