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Held by Boko Haram: ‘Leah Sharibu must have been raped and forced to convert’

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“Again, it is forced conversion and it cannot stand. We need to continue to work and to pray for Leah to be set free. Let us pray also for her family.”

EU sounds alarm: danger of Mozambique becoming a new base for ISIS

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He added that the European Union should consider taking action by helping the government of Mozambique.

Moroccan Christians have to practice their faith in secret

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Moroccans do not worship publicly, because they risk being accused of proselytizing if they engage in public expressions of any religion other than Islam.

Women religious fear jihadists will take control of province in Mozambique

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“These are people who not only need to eat; they also have to have some spiritual accompaniment. Some of them have seen their parents, their brothers beheaded.”

Help a Catholic Radio Station in Burkina Faso

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For over 50 years now, ACN has been supporting media-based evangelization, above all via radio. The founder of ACN, Father Werenfried van Straaten, understood very …

In Congo-Brazzaville, a priest guides vulnerable Pygmies, as the coronavirus threatens

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They were already living many of the Gospel values without even knowing it. … couples marry for life; they have no concept of divorce nor of polygamy and they are not in the least materialistic.

Mozambique: in wake of attack,Carmelite sister testifies to ‘barbarism’ of jihadists

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They are sowing terror among the population, burning towns and villages and attacking civilians on the roads or those travelling by public transport.

Nigerian bishop: ‘the numbers killed are overwhelming,’ while government fails to act

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“I am convinced that what we are dealing with here is a weak and corrupt structure. It is about the incapacity of the state to act.”

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.”

Help for Catechists’ Families Forced from their Homes by Islamist Terrorists in Burkina Faso

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Christians in the Diocese of Dori make up only a tiny and widely scattered minority in their region in the far north of Burkina Faso, …

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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.”