CHINA: Online Evangelization Strictly Prohibited – ACN Malta
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CHINA: Online Evangelization Strictly Prohibited – ACN Malta

CHINA Online Evangelization Strictly Prohibited In recent times, China has experienced a crackdown on Christianity with news of this intensifying especially in the Henan Province which has one of the largest Christian populations in China, with several million living in the region, including approximately 300,000 Catholics. These have included the removal and destruction of crosses...

SYRIA: “We will always be people of hope and life.” – ACN Malta
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SYRIA: “We will always be people of hope and life.” – ACN Malta

SYRIA “We will always be people of hope and life.”     On September 9, Catholic faithful and Church leaders including Cardinal Mario Zenari, the Vatican nuncio to Syria, bishops of other Christian churches; and representatives of Aleppo civil authorities, gathered at the Our Lady of the Assumption Syriac Catholic Cathedral for the inauguration and...

CAR:  Alindao Diocese Struggling to Rise Again from its Ashes Interview by Maria Lozano, ACN International
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CAR:  Alindao Diocese Struggling to Rise Again from its Ashes Interview by Maria Lozano, ACN International

CAR ALINDAO DIOCESE STRUGGLING TO RISE AGAIN FROM ITS ASHES In this Interview with Maria Lozano of ACN International, Bishop of Alindao speaks of the situation in the Central African Republic and his Diocese in particular. How is the situation generally in the country at the present time? The Central African Republic is continuing to...

NIGERIA: “Peace is still possible” – ACN Malta
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NIGERIA: “Peace is still possible” – ACN Malta

NIGERIA “Peace is still possible” The Episcopal Conference of Nigeria has called on the Catholic faithful and all Nigerians to brace up in the face of the prevailing crisis to put their trust in God while working hard to build a harmonious and peaceful nation. The Bishops stated this in a Communiqué issued at the...

ROME: Pope Francis appeals to international community for victims of Syria, Iraq – ACN MALTA
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ROME: Pope Francis appeals to international community for victims of Syria, Iraq – ACN MALTA

ROME Pope Francis appeals to International Community for victims of Syria, Iraq More than 50 Catholic charity organizations, representatives of episcopal conferences and ecclesial institutions and religious congregations operating in Syria, Iraq and neighbouring countries gathered at the John Paul II Auditorium of the Pontifical Urban University to take part in a meeting organised by the...

IRAQ: “Increase Security to protect us from Islamist extremists” urges Archbishop John Newton and Murcadha O Flaherty – ACN UK
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IRAQ: “Increase Security to protect us from Islamist extremists” urges Archbishop John Newton and Murcadha O Flaherty – ACN UK

IRAQ “Increase Security to protect us from Islamist extremists” urges Archbishop   As Daesh (ISIS) launches a new spate of attacks in Iraq, a senior Church figure is calling on the West to protect displaced Christian families returning home. Syriac-Orthodox Archbishop Timotheus Mousa Al-Shamani told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need about his...