Aid to the Church in Need welcomes the ‘Day of Peace’ for the Middle East


“May God heal the wounds of the Middle East! May the Holy Family shield, protect and safeguard the Christians of the Middle East!”

Bringing Christ to remote rural communities in Ghana


“We are asking your help for a vehicle that will enable us to reach more people with the message of Christ.”

A tireless servant of the Church in Africa retires after 28 years


Bishop Oscar Nkolo Kanowa thanked her for “her motherly heart that was always so empathetic to the Church in need.”

Historic church is due to reopen in Lebanon


“Due to the explosion which occurred on August 4th 2020, Saint Joseph’s Church was severely damaged.”

World Refugee Day 2021: Persecution threatens to trigger famine


“More than 15 million people are presently internally displaced—the majority in the 12 countries suffering severe to extreme religious persecution in Africa.

Aid to the Church in Need raises more than $146M for suffering Christians around the world


“Above all during the coronavirus crisis Mass stipends were a sign of our solidarity in prayer and for many priests their sole means of survival financially. Altogether we were able to send them 1.7 million Mass offerings,”

Holy Land: ‘religious elements of the conflict have grown more significant’


“The religious elements of the conflict have grown more significant over time, as the religio-nationalist narratives gain influence in society as a whole.”

Nigeria, in grip of Islamist violence and banditry, is ‘at war’


“They came out of nowhere one morning and murdered everyone in a matter of minutes.”

Christians among victims of massacre in Burkina Faso


“Christians have more reason to fear a forced imposition of Islam. Their religious freedom and even their lives are at stake.”

In Mozambique, priest blasts terrorists for abducting boys


“The terrorists use these children and forcibly train them to fight in their ranks, whereas the girls are raped and forced to become their ‘brides.'”

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