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The Sisters lead an enclosed life and devote themselves to prayer, through which they support the work of the parish. “We see with joy that vocations to the enclosed life are on the rise and bringing increased blessings with them.“
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Help Syrian Refugee Children Attend School in Lebanon

Many Syrians have settled in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon. One of the most urgent tasks in the region is to provide schooling for as many children as possible. Otherwise, theirs could be a lost generation, without a future abroad or in their home country. Without education, problems will continue to worsen, not just for the children themselves but for society in general.

The Jesuits run three schools in the Bekaa Valley: two primary schools and one secondary school. There are 113 Syrian refugee children enrolled, and Father Marek Cieslik, the overall director of the schools, has asked that we help them. Can you help today?


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Lebanon 2021
Photo of Michael Suleiman (a Maronite Catholic politician) who was President of Lebanon between 2008 and 2014

Key to Lebanon’s stability is neutrality, says former President Sleiman

“Lebanon is not an independent or free country anymore due to the Iranian interference in Lebanese affairs carried out by Hezbollah.”

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Portugal, Fatima, September 2017
Mons. Raúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B., the Bishop of La Guaira in Venezuela

In Venezuela, crisis has brought many closer to the Church

“We are here to serve the people, especially the poorest. Our role and commitment are to act as a presence that can bring light to the situation, inspired by the Gospel.”

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Pakistan, 2021
Father Mushtaq Anjum (the only Pakistani priest of the Order of St Camillus).

After spending four years of formation and pastoral work in Indonesia, Father Anjum returned to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan earlier this year. He is concerned about the future of religious minorities in Pakistan.

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Taliban rule in Afghanistan poses a threat to Pakistan’s Christians

“Such attacks on churches and minority communities illustrate that Pakistan has always been receptive to fundamentalism.”

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Around the world, many thousands of children pray the Rosary for peace

“We are reminded of the importance and power of prayer. Some of the most positive feedback we received came precisely from regions where peace is most desperately needed.”

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Germany, Königstein
Visit of the Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III (Patriarch of Antiochia (Syrian), Lebanon) to the Headquarters of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) in Königstein.

Patriarch: ‘Christians in Lebanon will be extinct if West does nothing’

“We can’t convince them to stay because they say, ‘How can we endure this situation? There is no hope for our future.’”

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From Fátima to Myanmar, children are praying the Rosary to change the world

“Praying the Rosary daily is the only source of strength physically and psychologically in the villages.”

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Gratitude from Christians in Lebanon
Words of Gratitude and Faith

"Aid to the Church in Need has distinguished itself by transmitting the loving charity of so many Catholics to those places where the Body of Christ – which is his Church – is suffering hunger, humiliation, persecution and martyrdom."

Bishop Raul Biord Castillo - Diocese of La Guaira, Venezuela
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