MARAWI: ONE YEAR AFTER
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MARAWI: ONE YEAR AFTER

MARAWI: ONE YEAR AFTER One year after Islamic terrorists were driven out of the city of Marawi in the Philippines, thousands of Christians are still unable to return to their homes, reduced in many cases to debris, with almost all of them still bearing bullet marks.  The attack of jihadist groups linked to the self-proclaimed...

A DAILY NIGHTMARE
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A DAILY NIGHTMARE

A DAILY NIGHTMARE The city of Jos, in Northern Nigeria, has suffered long years of violent inter-religious crises in the past and just when it seems to be rising up like the phoenix from the ashes, the incessant Fulani herdsmen attacks which have torched many other states in the Country, makes this impossible. Last month,...

SYNOD: A RENEWED ZEAL
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SYNOD: A RENEWED ZEAL

              SYNOD: A RENEWED ZEAL On the day Pope Francis launched the Preparatory Document of the Synod of Bishops, he said to the young people, in the words of St. Benedict, “The Church wishes to listen to your voice, your sensitivities and your faith; even your doubts and your...

THANK YOU FOR THE MASS OFFERINGS
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THANK YOU FOR THE MASS OFFERINGS

THANK YOU FOR THE MASS OFFERINGS When you request for the Holy Mass to be offered for you or your loved ones, living or deceased, it serves a double-fold purpose. The Mass offers great graces for you and your loved ones while the offerings help the Priests who are carrying out pastoral work in places...

HELP FOR A TRAUMATISED PEOPLE
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HELP FOR A TRAUMATISED PEOPLE

HELP FOR A TRAUMATISED PEOPLE In a country of 12 million people, an estimated 380,000 have lost their lives to a relentless armed conflict that started in 2013.  The people of Sudan are a traumatised generation. And they seem to have been forgotten by the rest of the world. Project partner of  ACN, Bishop Macram...

THE STRENGTH OF LITTLE HEARTS
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THE STRENGTH OF LITTLE HEARTS

THE STRENGTH OF LITTLE HEARTS “May the children sing, may they raise their voices, may they make the world listen, may they unite their voices and reach the sun, the truth is in them. May the children who live in peace sing and may those who are suffering pain sing for those who do not...

A GROWING INSECURITY
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A GROWING INSECURITY

A GROWING INSECURITY The level of unrest in Cameroun has been growing since 2016 when the country’s English-speaking community began to demand a return to federalism.  More than 500 people including a Priest and Seminarian have lost their lives and some 200,000 have been displaced as a result of clashes between the military and the...

BRAVERY UNDER FIRE
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BRAVERY UNDER FIRE

BRAVERY UNDER FIRE This is the title of a Film made to tell the extraordinary story of an Irish priest who died as a British army chaplain in the First World War. Last Thursday, Campbell Miller, director of the film, presented a copy to Pope Francis to be screened in the Vatican, days later. The...

A RAY OF LIGHT FOR SYRIA
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A RAY OF LIGHT FOR SYRIA

                                       A RAY OF LIGHT FOR SYRIA Suffering and hopelessness have become the norm for Syrians. Not only do they have to deal with the daily life plagued by terrorism as well as the loss of their...

A BRIDGE OF LOVE
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A BRIDGE OF LOVE

A BRIDGE OF LOVE  In our effort to be a bridge of love between our benefactors and beneficiaries, ACN (Malta) has presented a Chalice donated by a benefactor to a poor parish in Syria. Stephen Axisa, the National Director of Aid to the Church in Need (Malta), while he was at a Directors’ meeting in...