Nigeria: ‘before our glory departs’


“Sadly, human life is hemorrhaging so badly in Nigeria, but the greatest tragedy is the death of empathy from those in power.”

In Pakistan, Christian families face destruction of their homes


“We are being made homeless. Our law suppresses the weak in service of the powerful. Our dreams have been broken.”

The seed of Thomas the Apostle bears fruit: missionaries from India serve in Africa


“Thus begins the process of implanting the order of the Discalced Carmelites deep into Zambian soil.”

Nun faces conversion charges in central India


“This was the first time in my close to two decades of teaching that I faced a situation where I could be arrested for a crime that I never even thought of.”

In Indonesia ‘it is time for Catholics to speak up’


“Ideally, laws based on Islamic teachings should only apply to Muslims. In practice, however, such laws are applied to all with no exceptions.”

ACN Report on Religious Freedom 2021—a ‘source of hope for many’


“We have witnessed violations of religious freedom of genocidal dimensions.”

In Indonesia, anti-Christian terrorist attacks will remain part of the landscape


In Indonesia, conservative and sometimes violent Islamist tendencies have been on the rise in recent years.

Mozambique: How many more deaths will it take before the world takes action?


“The terrorists seem to want to cause maximum damage and sow the greatest terror in their destructive frenzy. We wonder how many more deaths there must be before the world does something to stop this violence?”

Myanmar: ACN calls for prayers


“I am shaken by the news that has reached us from Myanmar—the degree of brutality with which the security forces are apparently prepared to shoot anyone whom they see on the streets.”

Religious Freedom in the World Report 2021 wants to give a ‘fresh impetus to the defense of human dignity’


The report fulfills one of the fundamental objectives of ACN’s mission to be a source of information, prayer, and active charity.

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