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Beirut Cries out for your help

Beirut ACN project partner, Sister Hanan Youssef, “I survived 15 years of civil war and yet I could not imagine such a horrible thing happening to our people.” She added: “More than ever, the people are in need of help. We are so grateful for the prayers and support of our dear friends at ACN.”

Aid to the Church in Need is committed to helping those suffering the aftereffects of the massive explosion that hit Beirut on August 4th. We are asking our donors to pray for our fellow brothers and sisters and to give what they can – no amount is ever too small when the need is so great.


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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.