Pray for migrants

This June 2024 Pope Francis asks us to pray for the people who flee their home countries to escape from war and hunger, and embark on desperate journeys.
This June 2024 Pope Francis asks us to pray for the people who flee their home countries to escape from war and hunger, and embark on desperate journeys.

Let us pray for peace in the Holy Land!

The Christian community in Israel and Palestine, has been living in a state of anguish, uncertainty and fear since the breakout of the war.
The Christian community in Israel and Palestine, has been living in a state of anguish, uncertainty and fear since the breakout of the war.

Helping Christians in need around the world

ACN is the only international Catholic organization dedicated to the pastoral and spiritual support of persecuted and suffering Christians.
ACN is the only international Catholic organization dedicated to the pastoral and spiritual support of persecuted and suffering Christians.
After new massacres in North-Kivu, Mgr Sikuli Paluku, Bishop of Butembo-Beni, in a message sent to ACN, denounces...
ACN’s accounts for 2023 once again reflect the generosity of the foundation’s benefactors from all over the world,...
ACN and the local Church are calling for prayer so that peace may be restored to the region....
Thanks your steady faith, hope and charity, you have made a difference in the lives of many people in Ukraine.
Aid to the Church in Need International is dedicating this year’s Lent campaign to the situation faced by Christians in Nigeria.
These are decisive times for Christianity in the Middle East: faced with war, economic collapse and lack of prospects, many Christians see emigration as the only possible solution.

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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