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A Lamborghini for Iraq: donation from Pope Francis allowed ACN to help persecuted Christians in Iraq

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More than 44 percent of the families who originally lived on the Nineveh Plains and were expelled by Islamist violence have now returned to their towns and villages.

Pope’s visit to Iraq: ‘Respect for Christians will grow’

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“The Pope knows where he is going. He is deliberately coming to an area marked by war and violence to bring a message of peace.”

In Mozambique, ‘an experience of the cross’

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“I realized just how much, even in poverty, we can help, we can share.”

Bishop Dabire

Burkina Faso bishop: ‘The faithful are fleeing terrorism, but they are holding on to their faith’

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“Even when the terrorists have threatened people, trying to force them to convert, they have not succeeded. The people have simply fled, bringing their faith with them.”

Leah Sharibu

Nigeria: ‘Break the wall of silence and cry out for Leah Sharibu’s release!’

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“Why is the world standing by and watching as she remains in unjust captivity?”

A family in Homs, Syria (Ismael Martinez Sanchez_ACN)

Syria: sanctions only make people ‘suffer and become poor and miserable’

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“The situation is growing ever more dire; the people are on the verge of starving to death. Some have already died.”

Honoring St. Joseph in Pakistan

Year of St. Joseph: ACN supports initiative of Pope Francis

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“For me, [St. Joseph] is a role model for hard work and holding one’s peace. He never complained when times became hard.”

Al-Tahira (ACN/A. Gage)

Pope will visit Al-Tahira Church on Iraq’s Nineveh Plains—‘It is part of our history’

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“In 2014 ISIS conquered the city and we fled to Kurdistan. After three years the city was liberated, and we returned. I remember very well how damaged the church was. It was completely burned.”

Professor Mobeen

‘A first positive step’ for Christians in Pakistan

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“Education once brought hatred to the people, now it must be the healer.”

Chaos in Haiti (Digital-Democracy)

Haiti bishops warn of catastrophe

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“In the succession of Christ, the Church is always on the side of law, truth, justice and respect for life and human dignity.”

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