Pakistan: Offering Mercy in a Time of Crisis

PAKISTAN’S Christians are suffering as never before. One of the world’s most persecuted religious communities, they are no strangers to extreme poverty, discrimination, acts of violence, rape and kidnapping. And so, when COVID-19 came, they were defenceless.


An emergency help of £226,000 is to be rushed out to Beirut by ACN in the wake of the huge explosion (4th August). The Christian zone of Beirut was “completely devastated”, with at least 10 churches destroyed, 300,000 people homeless and many others suffering, with livelihoods “totally destroyed” by the blast.


Latest News

  • LEBANON: Young ministers of mercy

    • Food, clothes and medicine in urgent demand in Beirut

    With picture of Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut (courtesy of Father Samer Nassif)
  • NIGERIA: Bishop Kukah – ‘Genocide is happening in Nigeria’

    Systematic violence against Nigerian Christians by Fulani herdsmen constitutes genocide, according to a leading Catholic bishop who stressed that Muslims are also falling foul of the violence. Following the execution of five aid workers by Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in […]

    Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto, Nigeria (Credit: Aid to the Church in Need)

Upcoming Events

  • Annual Westminster Event

    Due to restrictions from the covid19 lockdown, the Annual Westminster Event will be digital this year. All being well, the Mass for persecuted Christians will still take place in Westminster Cathedral so you are able to attend this part of the usual day, but the rest will be digital and available to stream from this […]

  • ACN Masses

    As you will no doubt agree, lockdown has been a challenge in many ways. One of these being how we, as Catholics, celebrate Mass, the Eucharist and indeed any form of prayer. At ACN, we have found that many of our friends have enjoyed being able to live stream Masses and so we have created […]

    All prepared for the beginning of the Mass in the Spiritual Condominium of Uirapuru in Fortaleza.

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