Syria: ‘You are their lifeline’

Our work in Syria is more important than ever, as food is increasingly scarce and the economy lies in tatters. After nine years of war and devastation, the people are especially vulnerable to the threat of coronavirus.

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During this uncertain time, we know many people will struggle to get to Mass. Keeping ourselves safe and healthy is a priority, but of course, so are prayer and the Eucharist! We have put together a resource where you can find links to online Masses around the world"

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Latest News

  • SYRIA: Aid for 20,000+ families as COVID-19 threat grows

    More than 20,000 families in Syria are to benefit from an emergency COVID-19 aid package just approved by a leading Catholic charity. Food baskets, face masks, sanitary items and other coronavirus protective equipment are being funded by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). The aid, which is being distributed by Catholic and Orthodox communities, […]

    Emergency help for families with food basket in Homs and support to help protect them against the coronavirus.
  • PAKISTAN: Christian girl, 14, abducted during lockdown

    A mother in Pakistan has spoken of her distress after a man struck while the country was in lockdown, abducting the woman’s 14-year-old daughter, forcing her to marry him and abandon her Christian faith. Faisalabad Magistrates Court ruled in favour of Mohamad Nakash, who claimed that Catholic girl Maira Shahbaz is 19 in spite of […]

    The mother and siblings of the kidnapped girl, Maira Shahbaz.

Upcoming Events

  • ACN’s Big Cycle: London to Aleppo (CANCELLED)

    Keen to make a difference to the lives of suffering Christians in the Middle East? Join ACN’s Big Cycle and cycle the distance of London to Aleppo in 24 hours, raising money and awareness for ACN’s work. Ten teams will cycle and we hope the combined distance covered will equal the 2,637 miles from London […]

  • Annual Westminster Event

    Our annual Westminster event is taking place on Saturday 10th October 2020 and we are inviting you to attend! We want you to join Aid to the Church in Need and welcome guests from the persecuted Church around the world. There will be speakers telling their astounding stories of courage, faith and how your support […]

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Books

My Story Time Parables – Story Book

A delightful and engaging book containing eight favourite Bible stories, with colourful pictures, to share and explain their meanings with your young children. Age 3+ years

£7.99

Cards

Palm Cross Easter Card

This simple Palm Cross designed exclusively for ACN by Sarah Houston, is a Christian reminder that Jesus died on the Cross for the forgiveness of our Sins. Pack of 6        

£3.00

Gifts

Diamond-Cut Crucfix

By wearing this stunning crucifix you are reminded that in his suffering, Christ sacrificed himself for the salvation of our souls. For personal witness or a gift for a loved one. Gold-plated diamond-cut bevelled edged crucifix made from a base of sterling silver.

£35.00