Ukraine Update 2022

More than 14 million people have been forced to flee their homes since Russian soldiers first crossed the border. ACN is continuing to support the vital work being done by the Church across Ukraine. In the first three months after the Russian invasion alone, ACN approved 82 projects in the country amounting to more than £2.75 million.


When genocidal militants forced thousands upon thousands to leave their homes and obliterated everything they held dear, many feared it would spell the end of Christianity in Iraq. But, eight years later, we can report not only that Christians have survived the persecution but they are renewing their communities. With huge challenges remaining, we urgently need your help.

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  • ‘Boris’ successor must tackle FORB abuses’

    In the build-up to the UN’s International Day to Commemorate the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Beliefs, a leading Catholic charity has called on the UK government to step up help for those persecuted for their faith. The UN highlight acts of violence against believers on 22nd August, and Aid to […]

    With image of Dr Caroline Hull (© Simon Caldwell)
  • BLOG: Abducted Christian girl freed in Pakistan

    “My sister and I had been asking for new clothes, but my parents couldn’t afford it. My mother only worked in two houses. We wanted to support our parents,” 15-year-old Saba told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). On 5th May 2022, at 9:30 am, on her way to clean a home, […]

    Saba, right

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    Exciting news, you too can now walk the 10 Churches in 10 Miles London route. Based around Elena Curti’s recent book, Fifty Catholic Churches to See Before You Die. These churches include Farm Street, St Patrick’s Soho Square, and Notre Dame de France. Coming soon there’ll be downloadable tools so you can explore, learn and […]

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Veronese-style Crucifix

Display this beautifully made Veronese-style Crucifix in your home as a point of prayer and reflection as a reminder that Jesus died for us all. Complete with hanging hook. Cross and Corpus made of resin.