LEBANON: Support the education of a poor Christian child

The situation in Lebanon is dire. The faithful are trying to resist leaving their country, while others were left with no other option but to depart. ACN is supporting projects that will encourage Christians to remain in Lebanon and keep the Faith alive. One of the crucial projects to keep families deeply rooted in Lebanon […]

LEBANON: Help provide a food package for a poor family

Food packages financed from Malta through ACN are also providing a lifeline for a number of Christian families facing extreme poverty in Lebanon. As the country’s political, economic and health crises worsen, families struggling to survive look to ACN’s emergency help as a means of survival. “People are constantly coming to the church to ask […]

WORLDWIDE: Support the training of a Seminarian

ACN currently supports around one in every 10 seminarians training for the Priesthood across the world. Coming mostly from very poor families and parishes, these men would be unable to complete their formation without our financial assistance. In Ukraine, there is an urgent need to support the training of seminarians who are also involved in […]

UKRAINE: Help for Priests/Sisters caring for the displaced

Since the beginning of the war, parishes, convents, monasteries and other church buildings have been a beacon of hope, opening their doors to accommodate internally displaced persons (IDPs). They share their daily lives, joys and sorrows and help the IDPs to get back on their feet not only materially, but also mentally and spiritually.  Sr […]

WEST BANK: Help provide livelihood aid for a Christian family

Christians living in the Holy Land have been caught up in the deepening crisis which has engulfed the region. The war has resulted in a humanitarian catastrophe, which has plunged the Christian community into poverty.  In East Jerusalem, there has been a total loss of income for Christian families whose livelihood mainly depended from the […]

GAZA: Emergency aid for a displaced Christian family

Since the outbreak of the war last October, many Christians have sought refuge in the compound of the Holy Family Parish and the grounds of St Porphyrius’ Church. At the Parish, a Priest and seven Religious Sisters have been looking after about 560 Christians – including 140 children and 84 people over the age of […]

BOLIVIA/PERÚ: Support a Sister to continue caring for the poor and neglected

Sister visit the sick to care, pray for them and offer them the Sacraments

Thanks to benefactors like you, ACN is able to help thousands of Sisters as they assist the faithful and carry out remarkable works of mercy in so many poor Christian communities. Particularly in areas with a great shortage of Priests, Religious Sisters literally take care of all in the name of God: children and adults, […]

IRAQ: Give a poor youth hope for a better future

Students of the Catholic University of Erbil, Iraq

ACN currently sponsors at least 150 Christian students on the Pope Francis Scholarship Programme at the Catholic University in Erbil, northern Iraq. Open to Christians, Yazidis and others, the university is set to increase its student numbers to over 1,000. The students, many of whom belong to displaced communities driven out of their homes by […]

NIGERIA: Help provide food, education and hygiene essentials for displaced people

Nigerian children orphaned and displaced by Boko Haram terror attacks

Over two (2) million Christians have fled violence and persecution and are living in miserable camps in Nigeria. Extremist violence, the numerous murders of Christians and the mass displacement of entire traumatised populations fleeing Islamist attacks, have caused our Christian brothers and sisters untold suffering and a cruel sense of hopelessness. They flock to the […]

SYRIA: Help provide daily meals for the elderly

An elderly woman who receives daily meals from the charitable kitchen

Many of Aleppo’s elderly people are most affected by the consequences of the conflict in Syria. With young people escaping military service and families leaving Syria to build a new life elsewhere, many elderly people are alone. Those who are sick and cannot leave their homes are housebound, since institutions such as nursing homes barely […]