Christians Under Siege

The hundred thousand faces of suffering of the Iraqi Christians

ISIS took everything they had--now Iraqi Christians have found refuge in Jordan

Patriarch Sako insists on the right of return of displaced Christians to their homes, farms

Iraq - Silence and passivity will encourage IS to commit more tragedies

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Iraqi and Syrian Christians are currently being driven from their homes, are caught in fighting between Sunni and Shiite Muslims, and face persecution at the hands of Jihadists. They need our prayers and support. To date, Aid to the Church in Need has given over $3.5 million in aid to the suffering Church and her faithful in the Middle East. Please watch the short slide at left documenting the crisis.


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Construct a Parish Church in Nigeria

When speaking with ACN, African bishops and priests again and again emphasize just how important church buildings are for African Christians. Africans have a powerful sense of the "sacred space." Often they lament the fact that many European Catholics do not appear to understand them in this respect. For many people in the modern world seem to think it is better to build something "useful." This sense of the sacred and of the mysterious is becoming increasingly lost in the Western world.  Read More

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