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Christians in Egypt: much light, but lingering shadows

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“We are not asking for much and we are being realistic. Unfortunately, there are still many people who consider Christians to be second-class citizens.”

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

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

Historic church is due to reopen in Lebanon

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

Pope calls Lebanese bishops to Rome to discuss their country’s crisis

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“Sadly, we note how Lebanon has largely disappeared from the attention of the world in recent months. Yet the suffering of its people continues.”

Syrian prelate blasts sanctions for crippling his country

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“Outside laws which penalize states and people who dare to send help to Syria add to the unjust sanctions and multiply the shortages.”

In Syria, a prayer service for two abducted bishops

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“This event is sad for all of us. But with the Grace of God and the solidarity of our brothers and sisters, we have hope. God is the almighty and everything is possible by His Grace.”

Papal visit to Iraq’s largest Catholic town boosts hopes that Christians will return

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“For Christians here, as well as those living as refugees in Europe and America, this visit gives them hope. With the Pope’s visit, we feel that we are not alone. We feel that we are safe because someone cares about us.”

ACN has stood by Syrian Christians during ten years of civil war

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One of the most important projects supported by the organization since 2017 is the “A Drop of Milk” campaign in Aleppo. It distributes powdered milk to more than 3,000 children from Christian families who are in need or have been displaced by the war.

Ten years of conflict in Syria: ACN calls on international community to facilitate humanitarian aid

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ACN calls on the international community to instruct banks to accept money transfers designated for humanitarian aid, which is already provided for in the exceptions to the existing sanctions.

Papal visit to Iraq: ‘Hopefully this will motivate the international community to help’

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“Thousands lined the streets to see the Pope as he drove past. Religious sisters were literally dancing on the rooftops. These were people who had come back after being forced to leave their homes because of ISIS. What the Pope saw here were truly the living stones of the Church in Iraq.”

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