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Maira (l) and Ms. Shafique

In Pakistan, a struggle for justice for kidnapped Catholic girl takes a fresh turn

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“Maira will always be considered an apostate from Islam in the eyes of Mr. Nakash and mob groups, and they will continue to demand that she be killed.”

Father Etube prays over mass grave

Nigeria: ‘It is like we have been left to perish because of our faith’

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“He is watching. His time will come. He has told us in Psalm 46:10 to trust in Him. The blood of these martyrs will not be in vain.”

Amjad (l) and family

A Pakistani Catholic, released after five years in prison for murder he didn’t commit, tells his story

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“At the police station, officers abused, slapped and tortured us with batons, charging us with burning Muslims. They snatched rosaries from three of us and threw them on the floor.”

Pakistan: 14-year-old Catholic girl flees her kidnapper’s house

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“They threatened to murder my whole family. My life was at stake in the hands of the accused and Nakash repeatedly raped me forcefully.”

Islamist attacked church in Mozambique

August 22: A day to remember victims of violence based on religion

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“Ever present news about acts of violence and harassment based on religion in countries such as Pakistan, Nigeria or India continue to give ACN great cause for concern.”

Bishop Kukah: ‘genocide is happening in Nigeria’

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“The inefficiency of the military has made the terrorists bolder and there are also issues of the complicity of the various levels of the military.”

Miara Shahbaz

Pakistan: for kidnapped Catholic girl, calamity in the courtroom

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“With this ruling, no Christian girl in Pakistan is safe. It is unbelievable. What we have seen yesterday is an Islamic judgment. The arguments we put forward were very strong and cogent.”

Interior of Al-Tahira

Iraq: a beacon of hope for Christians of Qaraqosh on the Nineveh Plains

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“The church is the fruit of the work and contributions of people’s fathers and grandfathers. Every Christian here feels that the church is part of their blood, their history and their heritage.”

Danaged Blood of Christ

In Nicaragua, arson targets a cathedral

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“These attacks against the faith of the Catholic people need to be carefully analyzed, in order to expose the ideological and physical perpetrators of this macabre and sacrilegious act.”

Poster shows Jadeem Joseph

Pakistan: Christian man is murdered for living in a Muslim neighborhood

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“What kind of mentality is this? I really have no answer for it. I don’t know if people in the West can understand what a difficult situation we [Christians] have to face here on account of our faith.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.