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Crux: ACN helps sisters in Democratic Republic of the Congo fight poverty, cope with pandemic

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The continued presence of the religious sisters in the area, even at the risk of their own lives constitutes “the very definition of agape, self-giving love.”

Aleteia: ACNUSA Director of Outreach on report on status of Christians in northern Iraq

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Numbering about 1 million in the days before the first Gulf War, the [Christian] community has since been decimated by war, economic turmoil and jihadism.

Christianity Today: ACNUSA director of outreach eyes US Catholics’ perception of Christian persecution

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“There’s a great darkness over parts of the world where people of faith are persecuted or denied the right to worship.”

Crux: ACNUSA Director of Outreach on ongoing conflict in Central African Republic

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“The Church has been the key actor in supporting peace talks and will continue to be the principal agent in rebuilding CAR after there is peace.”

CRUX: ACNUSA director of outreach on the suffering of the Church in Ethiopia and Eritrea

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“In Eritrea, the totalitarian government has gone after Christian institutions and lately those of the Roman Catholic Church to lessen the impact that the Church has on Eritrean society.”

Catholic News Agency: ACNUSA Director of Outreach on aid for Christians on Iraq’s Nineveh Plains

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“Today, after two years of its liberation from ISIS, the Nineveh Plain area still needs the help of our brothers and sisters who can pray and give us a hand.”

Fox News: ACN co-sponsors UN event on religious persecution

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“I ran towards the church and saw dead bodies strewn across the floor. There were many body parts hands, heads, legs and hands, moistening church floor with blood. There was lamentation and screaming of the people looking for loved ones. Such a horrible sight.”

Our Sunday Visitor: ACN Director of Outreach on impact on Christians of Turkey’s invasion of Syria

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President Donald Trump’s order to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria effectively greenlit Turkey’s invasion of the region. With this shift in U.S. policy, Turkey has been given an opening to reshape its borders and begin to carry out a multi-faceted strategy. As the crisis unfolds, one thing is clear: Christians and other minorities are again in the eye of the storm.

National Review: ACN Outreach Director discusses Christianity in Iraq

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One of Iraq’s most prominent Christian leaders has deeper concerns. On the fifth anniversary of the ISIS invasion of northern Iraq, Bashar Warda of the Chaldean Catholic archdiocese of Erbil, Kurdistan, stresses that “Christianity in Iraq is perilously close to extinction.”

Crux: ACN Director of Outreach Edward Clancy on Mozambique’s need for healing

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YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Mozambique is still recovering from the effects of two cyclones that hit …

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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.