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Video: Ashiq Masih, husband of Asia Bibi, gave an interview to ACN

Ashiq Masih, husband of Asia Bibi, and Eisham Ashiq, the oldest daughter of the couple, gave an interview to ACN. “This situation is terrible for me as her spouse and for our children. We are here t...

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The new “Nazarenes” of the Valley of the Christians

Working through the Saint Peter’s Aid Centre in Marmarita, the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is helping t...

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CAR - Iza volunteer work with pygmies community

Izabela Cywa is the director of Bagandu Hospital in the Central African Republic and reports the worrying situation in the region: “a large gold deposit was found nearby and a lot of people came to...

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Support for the Carmelite sisters in Kiev, Ukraine

In October this year, the Church will once again commemorate two great figures of the Carmelite life, both of whom have been named as Doctors of the Church. On the 15th of the month Saint Teresa of Av...

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“The daily search for food has become a Via Dolorosa”

According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) and other international organisations, more than two million people have left Venezuela in the last few years. This...

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Asia Bibi: acquittal could be close, says family

The family of a Christian woman fighting a death sentence in Pakistan believe the country’s Supreme Court may be on the verge of announcing her acquittal. The court yesterday (Monday, 8th...

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Syria – ACN embarks on reconstruction programme in Aleppo

The international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is sponsoring 32 new projects in Syria, at a total cost of 1.8 million Euros,...

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In Pakistan, a Muslim convert confronts great risks in becoming a Christian

This is the story of Kainut, a brave 20-year-old girl who grew up a Muslim, with a Christian mother and a Muslim father, but she chose to become a Catholic. As a result, she and her family ar...

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18 OCTOBER: Praying the rosary for peace

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED (ACN) is issuing an open invitation to participate in an extraordinary event taking place on 18 October: “One Million Children Praying the Rosary”. We talked abou...

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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.