There has been an abrupt rise in the persecution of India’s Christians in the last few years. Over 450 incidents were reported in 2018 including physical violence, attacks on churches, Bibles burned, nuns raped and priests murdered.


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  • SYRIA: Fresh conflict threatens new exodus of Christians

    Warnings that the fresh violence in north-east Syria could unleash a renewed – and potentially fatal – exodus of Christians from the region have come from a bishop who has accused the US and the international community of inflicting huge damage on the country. Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo said he feared a massive exodus of […]

    Syriac-Catholic Archbishop Behnan Hindo of Hassaké-Nisibi (© ACN)
  • HAITI: Bishop’s plea to protestors: stop ‘destroying the country’

    HAITI “is dying” – according to a leading bishop – who has called on protestors to stop violent demonstrations, which have brought the country to a standstill. Echoing calls by other Church leaders for the government to act, Bishop Désinord Jean of Hinche spoke out against demonstrators who, he said, were making a bad situation […]

    Riots in Haiti after general elections in 2010 © Digital Democracy

Upcoming Events

  • Annual Westminster Event

    We invite you to Westminster Cathedral Our Annual Westminster Event will take commence with Holy Mass at 10:30am in Westminster Cathedral, followed by talks in the Hall from 12pm-3.30pm. This event will also launch Persecuted and Forgotten? Report 2019 and copies will be available for you to take home. In the light of the FCO […]

  • Annual October Event – Scotland

    ACN Annual October Event in Scotland  Benefactors, Clergy, S5, S6 and University Students welcome. Make a Stand for Faith and Freedom. Come along and listen to a guest from the Persecuted Church. Copies of the newly launched P&F Report will be available to take away. Register now to secure your place with EventBrite now!

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First Jigsaws – Christmas

Six simple jigsaw puzzles for the younger child, telling the story of Jesus’ birth. Each boxed set contains 4 x three-piece and 2 x six-piece puzzles and includes an illustrated story booklet that tells the Nativity story in chronological order. Age 3+ years.



Missa Carolae & Songs of the Nativity

Christmas in Rochester Cathedral is special, with an indefinable atmosphere that embraces both the quiet mystery of the Incarnation and the excitement of one of the greatest festivals. Directed by Roger Sayer and Daniel Soper and James Whitbourn: Missa Carolae Mass on Christmas Carols.



The Art of Christmas

The Christmas story has been an inspiration to artists down through the ages. In her reflections on this beautiful selection of masterpieces from a range of artists, Sr Wendy Beckett guides us through the feasts and themes of Advent and Christmas. By exploring the insights of these great works of art, Sr Wendy leads us to a deeper appreciation of this joyful yet challenging season, and stimulates us to consider its meaning in our lives.



Flight into Egypt

This bespoke triptych depicts the Flight into Egypt from Matthew 2:13-23. The original mural can be found in St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Cairo Egypt. This image was taken by Mr Bob Fyffe – General Secretary, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland while on a pilgrimage trip to Egypt. © Aid to the Church in Need Die-cut.