Addousiyyeh, in the Diocese of Tyr, is a sad reminder of the state that Lebanon is in as a whole.
In Lebanon, Economic Crisis Threatens Closure of Catholic Hospital
Situated in the heights of Beirut, from where the port wreckage can be seen, the hospital can accommodate 800 patients suffering from various mental illnesses.
Armenia: Church of the Martyrs
For years, ACN has been supporting pastoral initiatives of the Armenian Catholic Ordinariate of Eastern Europe, particularly summer youth camps.
MLK’s vision of love as a moral imperative still matters
More than 50 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States remains divided.
Bishops of Kazakhstan request prayers for peace in the country
In his message in Russian—sent to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)—the archbishop of the episcopal see of the Catholic Church that covers northern Kazakhstan, lamented the tragic incidents of the last few weeks, in which close to 200 people lost their lives in conflicts initially sparked by protests over rising fuel prices.
South Sudan: ‘There are times when riches prove to be a curse’
The Church is a sign of peace and hope for the people in South Sudan.
In Mali, jihadists use hunger as weapon to subjugate the population
Terrorists are using hunger as a weapon to force rural people to either join their ranks or abandon their land to be occupied by the extremists.
In Lebanon and Syria, Poverty Stalks the Christian Community
“We must give hope and support.”
Today, October 4, We Celebrate St. Francis of Assisi
“At Mass one morning, he heard the Gospel reading in which Christ instructed the apostles to go forth without money, shoes, or extra clothing. This way of life soon became a papally-approved rule…”
Today, September 27, We Celebrate St. Vincent de Paul
On Sept. 27, the Catholic Church remembers Saint Vincent de Paul, the French, 17th century priest known as the patron of Catholic charities for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.
Syria: ‘They would not let us ring the church bells’
“It was from here, from Syria, Palestine, Jordan and what is today Israel, that the first Christians came.”
“We endeavor to be a sign of hope to families”: Kenyan Bishop Appeals for Humanitarian Aid
In a statement shared with ACI Africa Thursday, September 16, the Apostolic Administrator of the Kenyan Archdiocese says COVID-19 and drought have combined to make life difficult for many families.
Plight of Children: Tens of Thousands Rescued from Human Trafficking, Unsanitary Conditions, Poverty, and Dehumanization
World Villages are the answer to helping children globally.