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ACN announces more help for the Middle East as crisis deepens

ACN announces more help for the Middle East as crisis deepens A leading Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has announced a series of extra emergency aid packages for people in Syria and Iraq escaping persecution and grappling with the onset of winter. ACN is rolling out 19 relief programmes in Syria...

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ACN Malta launches latest Report- Persecuted and Forgotten?

ACN Malta launches latest  Report-  Persecuted and Forgotten? Persecuted and Forgotten?, a detailed Report on the extent of Christian persecution worldwide produced by Aid to the Church in Need was launched in Malta last Saturday, 24 October. The launch took place at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hall, Birkirkara. The opening address was delivered by...

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Pope endorses ACN’s Religious Freedom Report

ACN Report highlighting scale of persecution of Christians receives Papal message of support   The impact of violence, persecution and exodus on Christians in the Middle East and elsewhere is highlighted in a wide-ranging report Persecuted and Forgotten? which is due to be released in Malta next week by Aid to the Church in Need...

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Award-winning humanitarian visits Malta to speak at ACN report launch

Award-winning humanitarian who was kidnapped by terrorists visits Malta to speak at ACN report launch   Fr Khalil Jaar, who in 2002 received the prestigious Robert PW Pierce Award for Christian Services and Reconciliation, is arriving in Malta on 22 Oct for a programme of events to promote the launch of the Persecuted and Forgotten?...

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Share your family Christmas dinner with a Christian refugee family

Share your family Christmas dinner with a Christian refugee family This Christmas Aid to the Church in Need (Malta) is inviting families in Gozo to share their Christmas meal with Christian families who lost everything when they fled their homes in Iraq and Syria to escape from Islamic State terrorists. No we’re not actually asking...

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EU Politicians Skype with Children in Aleppo on the feast day of St. Nicholas

EU Politicians Skype with Children in Aleppo on the feast day of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) European Parliament Vice-President Mr. Antonio Tajani along with EU Special Envoy for Religious Freedom and Belief Mr. Jan Figel, together with the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), organised a 1 hour Skype conference call on...

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Displaced Iraqi Christians Rejoice Over Liberation of Qaraqosh

Displaced Iraqi Christians Rejoice Over Liberation of Qaraqosh  “We are so happy, and we are praying to be able to return to our homes one day”. On 6 August 2014 the plain of Niniveh was overrun by the forces of IS. It was the beginning of a time of exile for the more than 100,000...

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ACN Malta thanks 8000 Maltese children who participated in Prayer for Peace

ACN Malta thanks 8000 Maltese children who participated in Prayer for Peace on 18 Oct ACN Malta would like to thank all the children, schools and organisations who joined in the Prayer for Peace event by reciting the Rosary on 18 October. Special thanks goes to the school heads and teachers for all their hard...

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