Aid To The Church In Need

Thumbnail anti christian slogan in saint cyril church in cairo egypt credit aid to the church in need cna 5 21 15 13 planning attacks on Christians arrested in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Egyptian police on Sunday arrested 13 people who were planning attacks against Christians...

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Thumbnail christian refugees take refuge in erbil iraq on august 9 2014 credit  fr firas benham benoka cna 8 11 14 Aid to the Church in Need pledges $1m to aid Iraqi Christians

The U.S. branch of the Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need has pledged $1 million to help persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria,...

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Thumbnail easter attack 1 on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 A modern-day St Francis? Archbishop works to rebuild Syrian Church amid destruction

A four-year civil war in Syria has left a mounting death toll and displaced millions of persons, but one bishop is staying to rebuild the Church in...

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Thumbnail cardinal donald wuerl speaks during the launch of the pledge of solidarity and call to action event on may 7 2014 photo courtesy of the office of rep frank wolf cna 5 12 Bipartisan effort to support persecuted Christians launched

Over 200 Christian representatives from a variety of denominations have united in support of a bipartisan congressional initiative to support...

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Thumbnail iraqi seminarians attend wyd 2011 cna340x269 world catholic news 8 17 11 1 Catholic charity to hold day of prayer for peace in Iraq

Aid to the Church in Need has scheduled Aug. 6 as day of prayer for Iraq, portions of which are now controlled by Islamist militants, in response...

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Thumbnail mortars left by islamic state fighters in front of a house in qaraqosh iraq november 2016 credit jaco klamer acn Christians assess damage on Iraq's Nineveh plain, ravaged by ISIS

Erbil, Iraq, Jan 24, 2017 / 12:03 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- “I don't understand how people can harm each other so much,” sighs security...

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Thumbnail chaldean archbishop bashar warda of erbil iraq and chaldean archbishop yousif thomas mirkis op of kirkuk iraq credit aid to the church in need cna 7 10 14 Christians disappearing from Iraq, bishops lament

Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country amid continued...

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Thumbnail earthquake damage in ecuador credit acn Ecuadorians struck by earthquake plead: 'Don't forget us'

Portoviejo, Ecuador, Mar 15, 2017 / 12:50 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Almost one year has passed since a devastating earthquake struck Ecuador...

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Thumbnail refugees from iraq fled their homes and now take shelter at the syric catholic mrtshmony shrine in erbil iraq credit aid to the church in need cna 8 21 14 Faith of Iraqi Christians called unbreakable, despite persecution

Iraqi Christians' faith is not diminished, even as they face exile from their homes and profound suffering, an official with a Catholic pastoral...

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Thumbnail l r orthodox archbishop alexios latin patriarch fouad twal and cardinal angelo bagnasco view the damaged orthodox cemetery nov 4 2014 credit aid to the church in need  1 How can you support Christians in the Holy Land? Go there.

If you’re looking for a way to support Christians in the Holy Land, consider making a pilgrimage, advises an Italian cardinal who himself recently...

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Thumbnail orthodoc pope tawadros ii presides over funeral liturgy for victims of bomb attack cna In Egypt, Christians maintain trust in God amid sorrow

Asyut, Egypt, Jan 4, 2017 / 06:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Coptic Catholic Bishop Kyrillos William of Assiut, Egypt, commenting on the Dec....

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Thumbnail fulani herdsman in cameroon credit philippe semanaz via flickr cc by sa 20 cna In Nigeria, Fulani herdsmen are new Islamist terror threat to Christians

Kafanchan, Nigeria, Jan 3, 2017 / 10:46 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Islamist violence and terrorism has killed more than 12,000 Christians in...

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Father Felix Tachiona Mukaro is disappointed in his country’s politicians, as many Zimbabweans are, saying they are more concerned with power than...

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Thumbnail dead tree credit songsak p shutterstock cna ISIS may be gone, but Mosul still faces a long winter ahead

Mosul, Iraq, Dec 14, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians, Muslims and other victims of ISIS feel relief over the terrorist group being...

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Thumbnail cross of the martyrs credit aaron groote via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 15 16 Islamist extremism is a major religious freedom threat. But not the only one.

Rome, Italy, Nov 15, 2016 / 05:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious freedom is under threat worldwide from phenomena like Islamic “hyper-extremism,”...

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Thumbnail pope francis embraces man at the general audience in paul vi hall on jan 13 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 1 13 16 1 Pope Francis sends vestments, financial aid to Iraqi Christians

As a sign of affection and closeness, Pope Francis has decided to send vestments used in the liturgy and a financial donation to Christian refugees...

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Thumbnail protestors can take refuge and pray for peace in one of two tent chapels on maidan square in kiev credit jakub szymczuk gosc niedzielny courtesy aid to the church in need 3 cna 1 Russian expansion endangers Catholics in Ukraine, nuncio warns

The apostolic nuncio to Ukraine has urged efforts to support Catholics in the nation, warning that Russia’s expansion into the country has caused...

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Thumbnail christian families displaced by violence in orissa india in 2008 credit aid to the church in need cna 3 14 14 1 Six years later, Christians in India await justice for Kandhamal massacre

Last August marked the six year anniversary of the brutal 2008 Kandhamal, Odisha massacre in India, but for Fr. Thomas Chellan, the memories have...

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