#RedWeek: Shining a light on Christian persecution and violations against religious freedom

This November red light will bathe hundreds of buildings around the world to raise awareness of the persecution of Christians and the need for religious freedom.
This November red light will bathe hundreds of buildings around the world to raise awareness of the persecution of Christians and the need for religious freedom.

Religious Freedom Report 2021

Religious Freedom is severely violated in one out of three countries worldwide. This fundamental right was not respected in 62 countries between 2018 and 2020.
Religious Freedom is severely violated in one out of three countries worldwide. This fundamental right was not respected in 62 countries between 2018 and 2020.
On Wednesday (24th November) ACN launches a fresh report looking at the kidnapping, forced conversion and sexual victimization of Christian women...
A NEW REPORT titled “Christians Under Attack in India”, records 300 anti-Christian incidents so far in 2021...
Girls and women from religious minorities continue to be victims of forced conversion and marriage in Pakistan, with a significant...
#ReligiousExtremism
In 2019, Africa broke a dismal record for the second time in a row: it was the continent with the highest number of murders of priests, religious, and church workers.
Millions of kids, all over the world are going to pray the Rosary on the 18th of October for unity and peace. You can also be part of this prayer campaign. Join us!
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Church draws nearer to the faithful, giving spiritual and material support. Priests and religious need your support to carry out their mission.

Our Mission is to support Christians in Need

Founded in 1947 as a Catholic aid organisation for war refugees and recognised as a Pontifical Foundation since 2011, Aid to the Church in Need is dedicated to the service of Christians around the world, through information, prayer and action, wherever they are persecuted or oppressed or suffering material need.

ACN supports every year an average of 6.000 projects in close to 150 countries, thanks to private donations, as the foundation receives no public funding.

A Pontifical Foundation with worldwide reach

With offices in 23 countries and close to 400.000 benefactors, ACN is able to support every year an average of 6.000 projects in close to 150 countries.

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