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They travel to places where a priest can rarely visit. In the poorest, remotest and most inaccessible regions, the Missionary Sisters of Jesus Word and Victim minister to the people in their poverty and abandonment, bringing them hope. The congregation, founded in 1961 in Peru, is active today in seven countries of Latin America.

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Fire in the parish of the Assumption

ACN statement—two churches set on fire in Santiago de Chile

“Nothing justifies the use of violence, nor the attacks on sacred spaces, nor will the use of violence against the faith and beliefs of others contribute to the defense of social, racial, or economic justice.”

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ACN commits $6M for the reconstruction of Beirut

“We will continue to support the Christians in this country, not leaving them to face this task alone,”

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Father Lufti (Custodian of the Holy Land (ACN))

Syria: Friars are caring for Christians living under Sharia law

“Those extremists have often persecuted, attacked, beaten, tortured and even murdered some of our brothers and sisters.”

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One million children praying the rosary can change the world

“When one million children pray the rosary, the world will change.”

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Archbishop Michaeel

Iraqi rescuer of centuries-old books from ISIS destruction is nominated for EU award

“It’s very important to us to save our heritage and keep it safe for future generations.”

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Sawan Masih (CLAAS)

Pakistan: Seven wasted years spent in prison on blasphemy charge

“No one has been held accountable for him missing seven precious years of his life away from his family.”

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Message of Hope from Sister Annie in Syria
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Christmas gift for the children and the people in Al Hassekeh and Aleppo, Christmas 2013: Sister Annie with two boys receiving a Christmas gift
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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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.