The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is at the center of providing therapy to millions of locals who have developed deep wounds from internal conflicts to heal, a Congolese Catholic Priest who completed his own formation amid insecurity has told the Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Switzerland.
The Catholic Diocese of Karonga in Malawi has been forced to be creative in order to reach as many Christians as possible despite the Diocese’s vastly rough terrain and an acute shortage of Priests.
The Catholic charity and Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is providing scholarships for the training of Priests in Egypt to expand their pastoral care to Christians in the country who, the foundation notes, have been marginalized.
The Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is running a donation appeal to support catechesis and distribution of Bibles in Ethiopia in order to boost evangelization efforts in the Horn of Africa country.
A Catholic Missionary Priest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has exuded confidence that Pope Francis, who has always spoken passionately about the suffering in the central African nation, wishes to know the reality of the country better.
Religious extremism and violence are at “absolutely appalling” levels in the West African country of Nigeria, the leadership of the Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has said.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal and Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) have reported Massive Exodus in Mozambican Villages amid Heightened Attacks.
Parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Pemba are using a Crucifix they made from a piece of wood they salvaged from one of the houses that militants burnt down in the mission of Nangololo.
Violation of Christian freedom is on the rise in nearly a half of Africa, Catholic charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States, has said while announcing an international campaign to create awareness on religious persecution.
A Christian peace and social justice advocate in Nigeria has called upon Christians in the country to remain hopeful that Leah Sharibu, a young Nigerian woman kidnapped in 2018, will regain her freedom soon.
Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has blamed the persistent attacks by armed Fulani herdsmen against innocent Christians in Nigeria on the laxity by the country’s head of state to act to stop the violence.
A Christian man who was offered an opportunity to convert to Islam risked his life by declining the offer at the hands of jihadists in Cabo Delgado in Northern Mozambique.
The Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is mourning the passing on of a Catholic missionary Nun who dedicated her life to the service of the poor in Niger, a country with a tiny percentage of Christians.
The Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has donated money towards the facilitation of Islamic studies for Priests and seminarians in West Africa.
For years, Carmelite Sisters in Malawi’s Catholic Diocese of Zomba have been working under difficult conditions to bake hosts, which they sell to make a living and to support the deprived in the Malawian Diocese.
The Borana people, members of one of the indigenous tribes in the South of Ethiopia, are embracing Catholic Sacraments with the help of a Pontifical charity organization which is at the centre of primary evangelization among the traditionally nomadic group.
Catholic Children in Nigeria joined the rest of the world in the challenge dubbed “A million children praying the Rosary” praying for an end to violence in the West African country that continues to witness attacks against Christians.
At Sierra Leone’s Diocese of Bo, children are being mentored to reach out to other children from deprived backgrounds in the West African country, thanks to a pontifical charity organization that is distributing religious materials to the Diocese.
Catholic Priests ministering under difficult conditions in Sierra Leone’s Freetown Archdiocese have been given Mass stipends amounting to 17,160 Euros to cushion them through the COVID-19 pandemic that has been characterized with dwindling Church resources in the west African country.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mozambique is searching for two nuns belonging to Saint Joseph of Chambéry in the Diocese of Pemba who went missing after jihadists attacked a port city in the Southern African country beginning of August, taking control of the city where the nuns’ convent is located.