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ACN Delegation Meets Pope Francis

2019-08-16T10:36:18+02:00August 15th, 2019|

A delegation of the International Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) met the Holy Father Pope Francis on Thursday, August 15th 2019 in a gesture to pray for peace in solidarity with the Syrian people, console families who mourn the loss of their dearest ones and commemorate [...]

God is the Maker of Heaven and Earth… and Houses

2019-07-20T04:15:28+02:00May 31st, 2019|

ACN supports the reconstruction of 290 houses in ecumenical joint venture for all Christians in Homs, Syria by Irmina Nockiewicz The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need celebrated the opening of the new reconstruction project in Syria on Friday, 31st May 2019. Over6,000 houses of Christian families were [...]

Aid to the Church in Need receives the 2019 Path to Peace Award

2019-05-24T11:16:35+02:00May 24th, 2019|

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and president of the Path to Peace Foundation, has praised Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)—the recipient of the 2019 Path to Peace Award—as “the leading organization in the world putting words to the persecution Christians [...]

House repair plan offers fresh hopes to Christians

2019-06-12T06:05:48+02:00February 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+02:00February 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+02:00December 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+02:00December 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+02:00October 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+02:00October 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 [...]