Christian Crisis Middle East

Syria - "I come to you because my people suffer"

From Iraq - An urgent message from Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako

Young Christians in Iraq - To stay or to go?

Helping refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan


Children in Syria

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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.

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Support for the life and apostolate of 16 Poor Clare Sisters in Colombia

"We pattern our lives on the poor, humble and crucified Christ, and on the example of Saint Francis and Saint Clare of Assisi, who lived the Gospel,” the Poor Clare Sisters of Popayán, Colombia explain. Their daily life follows a structured pattern of contemplative prayer, silence, community life, joy, poverty and work.  

Two years ago, given the steady flow of new vocations, seven of the Sisters left the convent here in order to establish a new convent in another part of Colombia. Since then there have been 16 nuns living here in the convent of Saint Clare. Read More

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