…cannot practice their faith with total freedom. In 38 countries there is reported evidence of religious freedom violations. In the Middle East, Christians have suffered a real genocide at the hands of terror groups like Daesh (ISIS); they have lost their homes, jobs and even their lives. Thousands of Christians have been forced to flee and become displaced or refugees.
To support the suffering Church in Africa, its growing vocations, its priests and religious people working in the most difficult places – especially those who have suffered persecution because of their faith at the hands of terror groups like Boko Haram.
ACN is promoting a campaign to support our Christian brothers and sisters in Africa, the continent of hope.
More than five years of persecution and war are making life unsustainable for Christians in the Middle East – even in some regions they are suffering a real genocide. The reason? Their faith in Jesus. Today more than 13,000 Christian families in Iraq depend on ACN’s help to survive.
Join ACN’s campaign in support of Christians in the Middle East.
Join ACN campaign in support of the Christians in Middle East.
Currently some 200 million people worldwide cannot freely exercise their faith. The fundamental right of religious freedom is not guaranteed in more than 80 countries around the world. Christians, suffering approximately 75% of all religious persecution, are currently persecuted, discriminated against or oppressed in more than 40 countries around the world.
Founded in 1947 as a Catholic aid organization for war refugees and recognized as a papal foundation since 2011, ACN 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 6000 projects in close to 150 countries, thanks to private donations, as the foundation receives no public funding.