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Online Courses for Families during the Coronavirus Crisis

Online Courses for Families during the Coronavirus Crisis

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The center for diaconal services was established in 2010 by the patriarchate of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt. It offers a range of social …

Destruction in Beirut

Lebanon: ‘They count on us for help—both spiritual and financial’

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“I was really inspired by the example and the will of many, many people, especially the young, to helping the most affected by the blast.”

Abeer

Food packages bring ray of hope to Beirut

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“If I were to go to the supermarket and purchase the least of these products, I would not have enough cash left to survive the rest of the month.”

Sister Marie Justine

Lebanon in crisis: ‘we need a miracle’

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“Our mission is to stand by the people, to lift them up and give them a dosage of positivity and hope. To tell them that God is with us, that better days are coming.”

Clean up

Beirut, we will not abandon you

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“We want to show them that, through our assistance, there is future for Christians in a country which for so long has been a beacon of Christianity for the Middle East and beyond.”

Khalis Ayshoa

The Christians of Iraq ‘may again face martyrdom’

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“Then there is the ongoing presence of Iran-backed militias that pose a danger to the future of the minorities, and Christian militias cannot turn the tide.”

Archbishop Darwish

ACN is striving to bring hope to Lebanon

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“Today all our people are struggling to obtain their daily bread. We will continue to do everything in our power to stand by them during these difficult times.”

Damage in Maronite cathedral in Beirut (Maronite Church photo)

Lebanon: Christians defy land-grabbers

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“We do not want to change the demography. The land does not only have material value. It is our dignity; it is where we have our roots.”

Aid is delivered

Lebanon: ‘throughout the 15 years of civil war we never witnessed such destruction’

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“These people urgently need support as they cannot do the repairs on their own and, above all, they are without work, money, and food.”

Help arrives

‘Christians in Lebanon can count on aid and prayers from ACN’

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“Many families were already on the brink of starvation and many Christians were already talking of leaving the country.”

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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.