Coronavirus pandemic

Amid the pandemic, the Church draws nearer to the faithful, giving spiritual and material support. Priests and religious need your support to carry out their mission
Amid the pandemic, the Church draws nearer to the faithful, giving spiritual and material support. Priests and religious need your support to carry out their mission

Martyrs and witnesses of our time

Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world today. ACN honor and remember those who heroically offered their lives for God and their brothers.
Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world today. ACN honor and remember those who heroically offered their lives for God and their brothers.

We help Christians in need around the world

ACN is the only international Catholic organisation focusing on the pastoral and spiritual support of persecuted and suffering Christians
ACN is the only international Catholic organisation focusing on the pastoral and spiritual support of persecuted and suffering Christians

Persecuted and Forgotten?

A report on Christians oppressed for their Faith, which examines key developments in 12 countries of core concern for Christians suffering human rights abuses
A report on Christians oppressed for their Faith, which examines key developments in 12 countries of core concern for Christians suffering human rights abuses
For seventeen years now ACN has been supporting the Orthodox children‘s hospice in Saint Petersburg, the first of its kind,...
In the somewhat lengthy-named diocese of „San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña“ in the remote Chaco province of northern...
In Pakistan, Shafique Masih has been living in hiding for nearly two decades despite his acquittal in a blasphemy case...
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.
#PrayForTheMartyrs
ACN honors and remembers those who heroically offered their lives for God and their brothers.

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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