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Priests From the Border Mountains

Every morning and afternoon, tanks drive down the only road through the mountains. They are out minesweeping. You constantly have to be on your guard, if only because of...

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Bangui, wounded, and in need of heroes

"At the most difficult moments heroes arise, and I do not doubt that these heroes exist here too in the Central African Republic, willing to rise up as one and say...

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The Bishop of Makurdi speaks about the massacres of Christians in Nigeria: “There is a plan to Islamise the Christian areas.”

“There is a clear agenda, a plan to Islamise all the areas that are currently predominantly Christian in the so-called Middle Belt of Nigeria.”...

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Cardinal Urosa: “The elections on 20 May is an affront to the political rights of the Venezuelan people”

According to the latest report by Caritas Venezuela, the inflation of food prices exceeded 1,300% in 2017. And the IMF (International Monetary Fund) estimates that in...

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Maiduguri: “We may be doing better. But we are still far from normalcy”

Father Tobias Bature, a priest of the diocese of Maiduguri in the state of Borno, Nigeria recently visited the headquarters of the pontifical foundation Aid t...

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Success story: Subsistence aid for 34 Dominican sisters

For seven hours a day, the 34 Dominican sisters in Benguela pray the canonical hours. They pray for the church and for all...

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Over 700.000 € in the auction of the LAMBORGHINI donated to Pope Francis

ACN: The gesture of the Holy Father fortifies the hope of the Christians of Iraq...

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“Jesus is my rock”. ACN lays the foundation stone for the reconstruction of almost 100 ruined houses in Homs, Syria

The first step in the reconstruction of 97 damaged houses belonging to Christian families uprooted from Homs was celebrated in a special ceremony on May 1, the Feast...

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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.