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News from the suffering Church around the world, sourced from Aid to the Church in Need's extensive network of contacts in more than 140 countries.

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Jesuit priest Fr Ziad Hilal told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need that the Church continues to care despite the conflict.

Jesuit priest Fr Ziad Hilal told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need that the Church continues to care despite the conflict.

August 2016

SYRIA: Carmelites remain amid Aleppo's bombs
5 August 2016
As fierce bombardment continues in Aleppo, a Carmelite nun whose convent is at the centre of the fighting, says the nuns are determined to stay and help those afflicted by the war.

July 2016

SOUTH SUDAN: "The worst is still to come"
22 July 2016
South Sudanese people affected by renewed violence around the country.

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.


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