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Bishop Kukah: ‘genocide is happening in Nigeria’

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“The inefficiency of the military has made the terrorists bolder and there are also issues of the complicity of the various levels of the military.”

Beirut: ACN offers emergency food aid

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

Miara Shahbaz

Pakistan: for kidnapped Catholic girl, calamity in the courtroom

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“With this ruling, no Christian girl in Pakistan is safe. It is unbelievable. What we have seen yesterday is an Islamic judgment. The arguments we put forward were very strong and cogent.”

Analía Rodríguez

Farms of Hope—’there is no revenge better than love’

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“Then my brother came to the house and told me he had something to give me that wasn’t money, that wasn’t a house; it was something that had got him off drugs—it was God.”

Interior of Al-Tahira

Iraq: a beacon of hope for Christians of Qaraqosh on the Nineveh Plains

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“The church is the fruit of the work and contributions of people’s fathers and grandfathers. Every Christian here feels that the church is part of their blood, their history and their heritage.”

Danaged Blood of Christ

In Nicaragua, arson targets a cathedral

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“These attacks against the faith of the Catholic people need to be carefully analyzed, in order to expose the ideological and physical perpetrators of this macabre and sacrilegious act.”

Poster shows Jadeem Joseph

Pakistan: Christian man is murdered for living in a Muslim neighborhood

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“What kind of mentality is this? I really have no answer for it. I don’t know if people in the West can understand what a difficult situation we [Christians] have to face here on account of our faith.”

Children in Ghana

After 60 years of independence, Africa is still mired in poverty and violence—only the Church is bulwark of positive change

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“The Church functions better than any other institution. Despite the failings and the difficulties, it is the only one of all the institutions inherited from the West that actually performs.”

Destruction in Mozambique

International community is ignoring jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique

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“The people were already living in extreme poverty, facing grave difficulties. The problem is these people are facing the threat of death, of losing their homes, of becoming uprooted.”

Father Soganub (2018)

In the Philippines, the passing of a martyr for peace

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“His efforts in interfaith dialogue and peacebuilding, culminating in his extraordinary witness of great faith during his kidnapping, provided us with inspiration and a great affection for this man.”

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Words of Comfort and Hope

“This brief note is to let you know that we, the monks in Sri Lanka, are praying for the whole world every day from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm before the Blessed Sacrament. And as we pray for the whole world, we have not forgotten you at ACN; you and your loved ones are also remembered in a special way. We pray that the Good Lord may protect you, your loved ones from this pandemic as we believe in a God who is good.”