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IDPs in Segou, Mali. Credit: ACN

Christians in Mali Threatened by Imams’ “incessant verbal attacks”, Catholic Charity Says

Dec 3, 2021

A section of Imams who have been said to share the ideology of Jihadists in Mali are preventing Christians from worshipping freely through their threatening verbal attacks, Catholic charity and Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has said.

A ship that was used by TotalEnergies, a French company to evacuate their employees from a March attack in Palma, northern Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Charity Raises Questions about France’s Involvement in Mozambican Crisis

Nov 24, 2021

Is France using “development aid” to finance the intervention of Rwandan troops in Mozambique? This tops the list of questions that Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is exploring in an attempt to put a face to key players in the Mozambican crisis.

Burkina Faso Sr. Anne Marie Kaboré SIC (Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Ouagadougou) during Covid-19, giving an interview and taking part in a programme for children from the catechesis for 14 Radios. Credit: ACN

Poor Internet Connection during COVID-19 Stalls Catholic Charity’s Initiatives in Africa

Sep 12, 2021

As the Catholic charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, switched to blended communication, including online engagements with its partners following the COVID-19 outbreak, many of the foundation’s collaborators in Africa lagged behind in communication with the aid agency.

It is time for the children of the Kalanga tribe in Zimbabwe to receive their copies. The foundation is planning to give 12.960 copies. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).

Over 12,000 Zimbabwean Children to Receive Bibles Courtesy of Catholic Charity

Jul 30, 2021

At least 12,960 children from Zimbabwe’s Kalanga tribe are expected to receive Bibles from the Catholic charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).

Flag of Sierra Leone. Credit: Public Domain

Sierra Leone among World Countries with “poorest health indicators”: Catholic Charity

Jul 23, 2021

A Catholic Charity organization in Sierra Leone has said the West African nation has some of the “poorest health indicators” in the world, which have been caused by COVID-19 and other diseases that have claimed the lives of masses in the country.

The studio of Rádio Sem Fronteiras in Mozambique. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International

Catholic Charity Donates Radios to Mozambicans in Remote Villages to Connect Families

Jun 9, 2021

Catholic Pontifical and Charity Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has facilitated the purchase of solar-powered radios for inhabitants of Cabo Delgado, the Northernmost province of Mozambique to keep families that have been separated by violence connected.

Bishop Hilary Nanman Dachelem of Bauchi, Nigeria, surveys damage inflicted on a parish church by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need

Catholic Charity Approves Millions in Aid for Suffering Church in African Countries

Apr 22, 2021

Pontifical Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United States has announced the approval of US$9.5 million in aid for a number of African countries where Christians continue to suffer owing to what the organization refers to as Islamic fanaticism.