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In Pakistan, human traffickers prey on Christian girls drawn by false promises

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“I quickly noticed that something was seriously wrong. Though the matchmaker had told me that my husband was a Christian, I never saw him praying or reading the Bible. He didn’t provide money for meals, and he often beat me. He even confessed that he had only pretended to be Christian in order to get me to marry him.”

ACN supports ‘healing for the wounds of the heart’ for bombing victims in Sri Lanka

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To provide for their needs, the Archdiocese of Colombo has set up a team of 40 certified trauma therapists. They provide psychological care for grieving, injured and other severely traumatized people.

Philippines: hundreds march to express solidarity with bishops charged with sedition

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“Let us stand in solidarity and unity in our prayers. We pray for the safety of the bishops and all those wrongfully charged, that they might find strength in these trying times.”

A Vehicle for Pastoral Work in the Philippines

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For seven years, Sister Anita has worked with the indigenous peoples of the Philippines, in the Diocese of San Jose. She offers them counsel, ministers to their most urgent needs, and supervises children in the primary school. She helps local women and organizes youth events and activities. “It is a joy and a blessing,” Sister Anita says of her work.

In Sri Lanka, bombings hurt people of all faiths—Buddhists admire Christians’ non-violent response

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“THE PEOPLE HERE are good, but the government is bad.” This is the opinion of a Buddhist taxi driver. It’s a view is one widely …

In Pakistan, a Catholic widow cries out for justice and support in wake of husband’s murder

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“On June 8, 2019, he went to work but did not come home. I was very worried, as he was never late. His brother helped me look for him. We went street by street but could not find him. The next morning, someone told us that he’d seen the body of Safdar Masih in the local hospital. He had been murdered.”

Motors for Pastoral Boats on the Solomon Islands

Motors for Pastoral Boats on the Solomon Islands

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The Solomon Islands are located in the South Pacific, about 450 miles east of New Guinea and 1,600 miles northeast of Australia. The islands are …

Support the Life and Apostolate of 70 Religious Sisters in Kazakhstan

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With an area of more than 225,000 square miles, the Archdiocese of Mary Most Holy, based in the Kazakhstan capital of Nursultan, is larger than …

A New Water Well for an Indian Boarding School

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The Daughters of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple are an Italian congregation, founded in the 19th century. Their particular mission is …

Help for Refugees and Traumatized People in the Philippines

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For the local Bishop, Edwin de la Peña, dialogue and the rebuilding of peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims are an absolute priority today. In …

This Giving Tuesday, what will you give to keep our faith alive in Pakistan?

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