Nurturing Education and Resilience in Lebanon and Syria Amidst Unprecedented Challenges
News 28 Nov 2023
Nurturing Education and Resilience in Lebanon and Syria Amidst Unprecedented Challenges

ACN has approved a new aid package for schools in Lebanon and Syria for the 2023-2024 school year, totaling 2.6 million euros. The aid program encompasses school grants for over 16,000 predominantly Christian students from impoverished backgrounds in 176...

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The Imam and the Bishop: Setting an Example for Interfaith Dialogue in Nigeria
News 17 Nov 2023
The Imam and the Bishop: Setting an Example for Interfaith Dialogue in Nigeria

A project supported by ACN has been yielding positive results in southwest Nigeria, where Christian and Muslim leaders collaborate to promote peace in Osun State. This Catholic-led initiative is making a significant impact in a country known for interreli...

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Kidnapping of Priests Remains Rampant in Nigeria
News 17 Nov 2023
Kidnapping of Priests Remains Rampant in Nigeria

The abduction of priests and religious in Nigeria has become so commonplace that new cases barely register. Although most end up being released, forming a lucrative business for criminals, there have also been cases of fatalities, leaving Catholics in con...

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Sister Nabila Mourns the Loss of her School in Gaza after Bombing
News, Holy Land 10 Nov 2023
Sister Nabila Mourns the Loss of her School in Gaza after Bombing

One month into the ongoing war in the Holy Land, the repercussions for Gaza's small Christian community are undeniably severe. A Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), reports that a minimum of 53 Christian families' homes has been entirely de...

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Bishop of Tripoli Urges International Community to Intervene to End Holy Land Conflict
News, Holy Land 08 Nov 2023
Bishop of Tripoli Urges International Community to Intervene to End Holy Land Conflict

Königstein, Germany – A month following the devastating terrorist attacks by Hamas that triggered a conflict in Gaza, Archbishop Monsignor Youssef Soueif of Tripoli, Lebanon, is urgently appealing to the international community to intervene and bring an e...

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Archbishop Fears the Spread of War in Iraq
News, Holy Land 07 Nov 2023
Archbishop Fears the Spread of War in Iraq

People in Iraq are filled with fear that the conflict in the Holy Land will spread throughout the region. This concern is expressed by Archbishop Bashar Warda, a prominent figure, who is urging governments worldwide to work towards peace. Archbishop Warda...

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Cries from Bethlehem Amidst Conflict
News, Holy Land 01 Nov 2023
Cries from Bethlehem Amidst Conflict

Bethlehem, West Bank/Königstein, Germany – In an interview with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Rony Tabash, a member of a Christian family rooted in Bethlehem for generations, describes how the current conflict directly affects the West Bank's Christian...

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Seeking Peace and Aid in War-Torn Gaza
News, Holy Land 26 Oct 2023
Seeking Peace and Aid in War-Torn Gaza

Sister Nabila calls for peace and aid in war-torn Gaza

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Mexico's Battle for Peace: Faith Against Violence
News 25 Oct 2023
Mexico's Battle for Peace: Faith Against Violence

Mexico City/Königstein - Mexico is known as one of the world's most violent and perilous countries. According to a report on crime in Mexico by the National Citizen's Observatory, there were 15,560 victims of intentional homicide in the first half of 2023...

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Attack kills at least 16 Christians in Gaza
News, Holy Land 23 Oct 2023
Attack kills at least 16 Christians in Gaza

At least 16 Christians, including 10 from one family, were killed during an attack in Gaza on Thursday evening, 19 October, which provoked the total collapse of a building in the compound of the Greek Orthodox Church. According ACN’s project partners anot...

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FoSS founder hands over after 40 years
News 20 Oct 2023
FoSS founder hands over after 40 years

Stewardship of the Australian founded Friends of the Suffering Souls (FoSS) was formally handed to the Australia New Zealand international Catholic organisation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) this week.

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Urgent call for prayer for peace in the Holy Land
News 11 Oct 2023
Urgent call for prayer for peace in the Holy Land

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) expresses its deep concern and regret at the escalation of violence in the Holy Land, which has caused the loss of more than a thousand lives and left thousands more injured.

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The West must insist on justice for Jaranwala victims
News 11 Oct 2023
The West must insist on justice for Jaranwala victims

Governments in the West must intervene to demand justice be done for the victims of the “worst incident of persecution against Christians” in Pakistan – according to a priest who was on the scene when the atrocity took place.

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Latin American donors offering their equivalent of the widow's mite
News 09 Oct 2023
Latin American donors offering their equivalent of the widow's mite

“Many of our Latin American benefactors are not wealthy, but they realise there are Christians whose situation is worse than theirs”

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ACN approves a second aid package for regions in Syria affected by earthquake
News 03 Oct 2023
ACN approves a second aid package for regions in Syria affected by earthquake

The money sent to Syria will help restore critical Church infrastructure and continue to provide aid to those in need.

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Wedding fire tragedy in Iraq: “We cannot describe the pain,” says Archbishop
News 29 Sep 2023
Wedding fire tragedy in Iraq: “We cannot describe the pain,” says Archbishop

What should have been a symbol of hope for Christians in Iraq turned into a moment of despair. ACN asks all its benefactors to pray for those who died or were hurt, but also for the Christian community as a whole.

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Pakistan: ACN to provide emergency relief for victims of Jaranwala riots
News 27 Sep 2023
Pakistan: ACN to provide emergency relief for victims of Jaranwala riots

The support package for 464 families includes immediate relief items, renovation of homes and the purchase of vehicles for those whose livelihoods were destroyed in the attacks.

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Manipur: “If the Government does not intervene, this could go on for months”
News 26 Sep 2023
Manipur: “If the Government does not intervene, this could go on for months”

The Archbishop of Imphal, in Manipur, India, says that violence is still taking place in the state and misses the lack of sufficient response from the central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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