1110, 2019

Bishop Hindo to ACN: “I fear a new exodus of Christians”

October 11th, 2019|

Syria: Bishop Hindo to ACN: “I fear a new exodus of Christians” “As always, everyone has their own interests, but it is we Christians who will suffer the consequences.” Speaking with profound bitterness, Emeritus Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo, Syrian-Catholic of Hassaké-Nisibis in the Kurdish area of Syria, was commenting to [...]

1010, 2019

Today is a Day of Celebration

October 10th, 2019|

Today is a day of celebration: Celebrating the inauguration of the newly restored church of Haret Saraya, destroyed by jihadists in 2012 Marmarita/Königstein. – Evening is falling in the Valley of the Christians. From its high vantage point the Crusader fortress, the Crac des Chevaliers, built in the 11th-12th century, looks [...]

2408, 2019

In Aleppo, a teenager drew on his faith to make it through the darkest days of the civil war

August 24th, 2019|

Piter Essa, 17, graduated from High School in Aleppo, Syria, this spring. Piter, who is Syriac Orthodox, recounts to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) some of his painful experiences of the fighting of the past eight years: “I’ve survived this awful war, and I live my life like [...]

3007, 2019

Summer camps in Syria – “She felt her heart had begun to beat again”

July 30th, 2019|

In the course of 2019 the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) is supporting over 40 different projects for summer activities on behalf of the Christian communities in countries where they are a minority, experience discrimination or suffering as a result [...]

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