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19 10, 2018

Catechesis “helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war”

2018-10-19T14:56:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Catechesis “helping to heal the spiritual wounds of the war”, says Sister Samia Jreij Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the pastoral work of the Sacred Heart Sisters in the Syrian city of Homs. The church of Altip, in the Bab Al-Sebaa district, just south of the Old [...]

17 10, 2018

The Abboud family are determined to return to their former home in Homs

2018-10-19T15:02:12+00:00October 17th, 2018|

Syrian refugees – The Abboud family are determined to return to their former home in Homs In the region of Marmarita the local Catholic Church is working together with the international Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) to support the refugee families and help them return to [...]

15 10, 2018

Mothers and Widows Face Superhuman Challenges in War

2018-10-15T05:41:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Thanks to the support of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the local church is helping thousands of families who were displaced throughout the war and now find themselves in dire straits in the Valley of Christians, a rural region in Syria near the Lebanese border. [...]

9 10, 2018

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 [...]

8 10, 2018

The new “Nazarenes” of the Valley of the Christians

2018-10-14T05:45:25+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Working through the Saint Peter’s Aid Centre in Marmarita, the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is helping thousands of displaced Syrians each month. by Josué Villalón Nasra is one of the 20 or more villages belonging to the region known as [...]

8 10, 2018

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 [...]

4 10, 2018

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 [...]

31 08, 2018

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 [...]

28 08, 2018

“We have to rebuild the country. Simply wanting to return is not enough.”

2018-08-30T08:13:20+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Under the leadership of Maronite Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus and with the support of the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), a delegation from the Family Commission of the Syrian Bishops’ Conference (1) was able to participate in the World Meeting of Families in [...]