“HOLIDAYS WITH GOD”: ACN Summer Camp offers Hope and Meaning
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“HOLIDAYS WITH GOD”: ACN Summer Camp offers Hope and Meaning

According to the Catholic Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Mons. Jacek Pyl, the increase in the number of families in Crimea that are living below the poverty line has been particularly steep. Many families cannot afford to go on holiday. As soon as school closes for the holidays, many children have to spend their time on the...

POPE FRANCIS BLESSES ICON FOR ACN CAMPAIGN IN SYRIA
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POPE FRANCIS BLESSES ICON FOR ACN CAMPAIGN IN SYRIA

The second part of the “Console my People” prayer campaign for Syrian Christians organized by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) together with the Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Syria for families whose dear ones were abducted or killed during the eight years of the conflict, commenced on 15th September 2019, with the blessing...

NICARAGUA: Bishops Call for Urgent Prayer
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NICARAGUA: Bishops Call for Urgent Prayer

The Bishops’ Conference of Nicaragua has announced a week of prayer for the country at a time when the United Nations has warned of serious rights violations. The week of prayer began Sept. 8, feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and will continue till Sept. 15 when Nicaragua celebrates its national independence....

TESTIMONY OF A SEMINARIAN
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TESTIMONY OF A SEMINARIAN

My Vocation Surfaced after Participation In Sunday Prayers in the Absence of a Priest My name is Hubert, I was born in the diocese of Luiza in the RDCongo. I went to primary school in this area. Baptized in infancy, I was integrated in a group of young people where I was able to benefit...

ACN SUPPORTS BIG GATHERING FOR YOUNG CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ
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ACN SUPPORTS BIG GATHERING FOR YOUNG CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ

The Ankawa Youth Meeting (AYM) 22nd to 24th of August brought together Christian youth from across seven archdioceses. The Meeting counted around 1,000 participants from more than 60 parishes from different Iraqi cities including Baghdad, Basra, Duhok, Erbil, Kirkuk, Mosul and Sulaymaniyah. It was a very important event because a lot of the youth feel...

Il-messaġġ tal-Isqof Awżiljarju
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Il-messaġġ tal-Isqof Awżiljarju

Id-Direzzjoni tal-Aid to  the Church in Need (Malta) tirringrazzja lill-E.T. Joseph Galea Curmi, Isqof Awżiljarju  tal-messaġġ tiegħu li ġentilment għoġbu jagħmel għall-jum internazzjonali li jfakkar il-vittmi ta’ atti ta’ vjolenza minħabba r-reliġjon jew t-twemmin. Nirringrazzjawh tat-talb u tal-appoġġ kontinwu tiegħu favur il-ħidma tal-Aid to the Church in Need b’risq ħutna l-Kristjani ppersegwitati. Nappellaw lill-Maltin u...

POPE FRANCIS BLESSES 6,000 ROSARIES FOR SYRIA
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POPE FRANCIS BLESSES 6,000 ROSARIES FOR SYRIA

On 15 August, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis, during the Angelus prayer in St Peter’s Square, blessed 6,000 rosaries destined for Syria. They will be given to people in Syria who have had relatives or family members abducted or murdered during the civil war. This is part of...