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Displaced people in South Sudan

Displaced people in South Sudan

July 2016

UK: Supporting the young to grow in faith
21 July 2016
Young Christians to receive aid in latest round of payments by ACN UK.

POLAND: Calling on youth at WYD to remember suffering Christians
14 July 2016
ACN invites young people to remember the suffering Church at World Youth Day.

UK: Vatican Cardinal's recital raises funds for Middle East Christians
12 July 2016
His Eminence Lorenzo Cardinal Baldisseri performed a classical piano recital for supporters of ACN.

June 2016

UK: Lancaster in bloom
30 June 2016
ACN North-West's flower festival raises more than £6,000 for Iraqi and Syrian families.

SCOTLAND: Scottish youth stand up for faith and freedom
17 June 2016
Scottish youth attend ACN youth rally and receive messages of support from Pope Francis and Scottish Government.

ROME/WORLD: Pope to back charity's Year of Mercy appeal
13 June 2016
The Pope to release a video message in support of ACN's awareness and fund-raising campaign.

SCOTLAND: Victim of Daesh to address Scottish youth
7 June 2016
Keynote address tobe given by 20-year-old who fled northern Iraq, after it was seized by Daesh (ISIS) in 2014.

UK: Anglicans smash fund-raising targets for Middle East Christians
3 June 2016
Anglican Diocese of London more than doubles its fund-raising target.

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