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House repair plan offers fresh hopes to Christians

2019-02-21T04:42:39+00:00February 20th, 2019|

Homs reconstruction committee “critical” to regrowth of Christian community An action plan to enable thousands of Christians to return to their homes in the Syrian city of Homs was agreed in a house-repair scheme involving Church leaders and a leading Catholic charity. At the meeting in Homs, the leaders of [...]

A Homecoming Never to be Forgotten

2019-02-16T21:20:37+00:00February 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Christian families in Syria forced from their town by extremists celebrated their return yesterday (Thursday, 14th February) with a ceremony marking the reconstruction of their homes. by John Pontifex At the service, parishioners packed into St Mary’s Church, in Krak des Chevaliers (Al Husn) village, and received ‘Jesus is my [...]

A “Bridge of Light” Between Rome and Aleppo

2018-12-12T12:25:02+00:00December 5th, 2018|

LAUNCH OF ACN’S CAMPAIGN: CANDLES FOR PEACE IN SYRIA “After almost 8 years of conflict in Syria, the consequences are indescribable, above all for the little children. Through our campaign we want to raise awareness of the critical conditions into which the country has been plunged and pray for peace [...]

Pope lights Candle for Peace in Syria

2018-12-05T08:49:22+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

“My beloved Syria is being tormented by a war already lasted for eight years” stated Pope Francis and appealed for peace, “at this time, I would like to make mine the hope of the children in Syria.” With these words, immediately following the noon Angelus prayer at St. Peter’s Square [...]

Ecumenical Youth Days in Lattakia supported by ACN

2018-10-15T06:04:35+00:00October 9th, 2018|

"WE COME TO YOU ON THE WAVES" Ecumenical Youth Days in Lattakia supported by Aid to the Church in Need By Irmina Nockiewicz Jesus walking on the water, one of the Bible’s best-loved stories was the theme of the ecumenical youth meeting in Lattakia, Syria. The weekend recollection for young [...]

The Good Samaritan course for trauma healing started

2018-11-17T13:24:14+00:00October 8th, 2018|

ACN is Helping Syrian Families and Communities to Recover Every military conflict forces population to live through some terrible experiences, particularly children, who are the most vulnerable group of the society there are scars that will never be erased - worries Father Halemba, the Middle East expert from Aid to [...]

ACN Embarks on Reconstruction Programme in Aleppo

2018-10-10T05:45:05+00:00October 4th, 2018|

The international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is sponsoring 32 new projects in Syria, at a total cost of 1.8 million Euros, for the restoration of the material and spiritual life of the Christian population there. Children, women and the sick will [...]

North-Eastern Syria: Kurds close several Christian schools

2018-09-13T05:58:59+00:00August 31st, 2018|

Archbishop Hindo to ACN: “The plan to oust Christians from the region is being executed.” “For years I have been saying that the Kurds are trying to eliminate the Christian presence in this part of Syria,” the Syriac Catholic Archbishop Jacques Behnam Hindo of Al Hasakah-Nisibin, which is located in [...]