Jan 18, 2017Project of the Week in India

India A multipurpose hall for the parish of Ambadochar   The parish of Ambadochar is located approximately 56 miles (91 km) from the town of Khandwa in the state of Madhya Pradesh, central India. A remote village parish, encompassing about 200 Catholic families who are ministered...

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Jan 13, 2017ACN Interview – The Church shines its light in India!

India The Church shines a light for all to see India is a country of more than 1.2 billion people, with Christians accounting for only three percent of the population, including close to 19 million Catholics. Despite its relatively small size, the Indian Church has...

Jan 11, 2017Project of the Week – in Tanzania

Project of the Week in Tanzania A sturdy vehicle for the parish of Namswea The parish of Namswea lies in the far south of Tanzania, in the diocese of Mbinga. It is a large parish with over 11,300 faithful and 13 outstations lying anything up to...

Jan 10, 2017Press Release – Hope in Erbil

Christmas Celebration in Erbil – Community of Father Luis Montes IVE Iraq After the liberation of villages in the Nineveh Plains Christmas celebrations filled with hope in Erbil “There is still a long way to go before the refugees can return to their homes. The...

Jan 4, 2017ACN Interview : Christians of Pakistan, “Champions of Mercy”

Pakistan Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore calls Christians of Pakistan, “Champions of Mercy”   “Happy Christmas to all the benefactors of ACN, and thank you for all your help, ”Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore, the largest diocese in the whole of Pakistan. A...

Jan 4, 2017Project of the Week in Peru and Bolivia

Peru and Bolivia Support for religious sisters caring for the poor and elderly The congregation of the “Hermanitas de los Ancianos Desamparados” (“Little Sisters of the Helpless Elderly”) was founded in Spain in 1873 to help poor, helpless and abandoned elderly people who had no one...

Dec 28, 2016Project of the Week in Malolos

Philippines Mass stipends for 25 priests in the diocese of Malolos Worldwide, there are over 400,000 priests who have the power to utter the words of Consecration in Holy Mass whereby the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Christ – the most...

Dec 21, 2016Project of the Week – a sign of God in Ethiopia

Ethiopia A chapel in one of the remotest regions of the country   The region of Benishangul-Gumuz lies in the far west of Ethiopia, on the border with Sudan, and is one of the poorest and most underdeveloped regions in the country. It has a...

Dec 16, 2016ACN Interview – calls for reconciliation

Aleppo Father Ziad launches call for reconciliation   Father Ziad Hilal, a Jesuit living in Aleppo the Syrian project representative for Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has launched a call so that the parties in conflict who are devastating the former economic lung...

Dec 14, 2016Project of the Week in Bozoum!

Joy in Central African Republic! Celebrating the consecration of the newly enlarged and renovated parish church of St Michael October 23, 2016 was a wonderful day of celebration, when the newly extended and renovated parish church of St Michael, in Bozoum in the northwest of...

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