Catholic bishop in Myanmar dies - he lived with and for his people
News 23 Jul 2021
Catholic bishop in Myanmar dies - he lived with and for his people

With profound grief and sorrow ACN has received the news about the death of Bishop John Hsane Hgyi from Pathein, in Myanmar, due to COVID-19.

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“Kolay gelsin ” – the work of the Salesians in Istanbul
News 22 Jul 2021
“Kolay gelsin ” – the work of the Salesians in Istanbul

"Kolay gelsin,” means “may it come easily."

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The challenges facing the Church in the world’s most Catholic continent
News 21 Jul 2021
The challenges facing the Church in the world’s most Catholic continent

One in every two Catholics in the world is from Latin America. With almost 500 million Catholics, and despite the ever-growing presence of sects, about 44% of all Catholics in the world live in Latin America.

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Abducted nun is free again
News 19 Jul 2021
Democratic Republic of Congo: Abducted nun is free again

Sister Francine, kidnapped on July 8 in Goma, in the eastern Democratic Province of Congo, is free again. This was announced by her religious community, the Daughters of the Resurrection, to the worldwide pontifical charity "Aid to the Church in Need" (AC...

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Mali: Joy at the release of the priest kidnapped more than three weeks ago
News 15 Jul 2021
Mali: Joy at the release of the priest kidnapped more than three weeks ago

The pontifical foundation ACN confirms the release of Father Leon Douyon, Catholic priest from Ségué in the Mopti region of Mali, yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 13 July.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: religious sister kidnapped
News 13 Jul 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo: religious sister kidnapped

The congregation of the Daughters of the Resurrection appeals to the benefactors of ACN for prayers.

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Haitian bishops deeply saddened by the assassination of the president and the violence in the country
News 09 Jul 2021
Haitian bishops deeply saddened by the assassination of the president and the violence in the country

“This sad event marks an unfortunate turning point in the history of our people” the bishops of Haiti deplore. "

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South Africa: a fragile anchor to flee from poverty and violence
News 08 Jul 2021
South Africa: a fragile anchor to flee from poverty and violence

ACN provides future and hope to refugees through pastoral care for children.

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As COVID-19 strikes Zimbabwe hard again, ACN reaches out to ease the struggle of pastoral workers
News 07 Jul 2021
As COVID-19 strikes Zimbabwe hard again, ACN reaches out to ease the struggle of pastoral workers

Zimbabwe's recent re-imposition of a lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has focused global attention once again on this distressed country.

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The death of Father Stan Swamy, SJ
News 07 Jul 2021
The death of Father Stan Swamy, SJ

“His fate should be a wake-up call for the international community.”

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NIGER: Jihadist attack on Christians in Tillaberi
News 05 Jul 2021
NIGER: Jihadist attack on Christians in Tillaberi

The international pontifical foundation ACN has received news of a jihadist attack on Fantio and Dolbel, two towns in the Tillabéri region, in southwestern Niger.

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The Holy Family Nursery – sowing happiness and hope among the Christian community in Iraq
News 05 Jul 2021
The Holy Family Nursery – sowing happiness and hope among the Christian community in Iraq

How ACN is backing the family and the future of the children of Baghdeda (Qaraqosh).

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Ahead of historic meeting with the Pope in Rome: the Middle East’s largest Christian community is in peril
News 30 Jun 2021
Ahead of historic meeting with the Pope in Rome: the Middle East’s largest Christian community is in peril

The economic and political crisis in Lebanon, home to the Middle East’s largest Christian community, has deepened ahead of a historic July 1 meeting between Pope Francis and Christian leaders from the country.

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MOZAMBIQUE: catechist risks his life to save a parish “treasure” in Palma during the terrorist attack
News 30 Jun 2021
MOZAMBIQUE: catechist risks his life to save a parish “treasure” in Palma during the terrorist attack

Today ACN is able to tell the inspiring story of this courageous Mozambican catechist.

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Young Christian women in Pakistan facing discrimination, social exclusion and poverty
News 28 Jun 2021
Young Christian women in Pakistan facing discrimination, social exclusion and poverty

An ACN programme is giving them new hope and equipping them to fight for a better future.

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Middle East: “Peace comes directly out of the heart of Jesus”
News 25 Jun 2021
Middle East: “Peace comes directly out of the heart of Jesus”

The Maronite Archbishop Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage is involved in the prayer initiative “Peace Day for the East,” which will bring together all of the Middle East beginning on Sunday 27 June. In an interview with the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church...

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“May God heal the wounds of the Middle East!”
News 25 Jun 2021
“May God heal the wounds of the Middle East!”

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) welcomes the Day of Peace for the Middle East.

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Bringing Christ to remote rural communities in Ghana
News 24 Jun 2021
Bringing Christ to remote rural communities in Ghana

Mission accomplished – a pickup truck for the Capuchin missionaries in Kpassa.

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