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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  • NIGER: The brother of a priest abducted a year ago still hopes for his return

    ONE year after the abduction of Italian priest Father Pierluigi Macalli in Niger, his brother Father Walter Macalli – also a missionary priest – expressed hopes that he will be set free. Speaking on the first anniversary of his brother’s abduction, Father Walter Macalli of the Society of Africa Missions in Foya, Liberia, West Africa, […]

    Father Pierluigi Maccalli says mass in Niger (©DR).
  • BURKINA FASO: Christian villagers systematically attacked, expelled and exterminated

    Christians in northern Burkina Faso have been given violent ultimatums by Islamist extremists to flee their villages or convert to Islam. The source, who asked not to be named for security reasons, told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need that up to 2,000 people fled from the villages of Hitté and Rounga, following […]

    Displaced Christians in Titao, Burkina Faso

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  • Let There Be Light: A Musical Night of Witness

    Join us for this late-summer evening of music and poetry With noted pianists Imma Setiadi and Nigel Clayton performing four hand musical masterpieces, including works by Bach, Schubert and Rachmaninoff, this special, ecumenical evening will also feature poetry readings and an exhibition of artwork done by Syrian children. Entrance is free with a collection for […]

  • Day Retreat – Lancaster

    You are invited to join us for a day-long retreat to reflect upon and pray for suffering and persecuted Christians around the world. The retreat will include Mass and illustrated talks, as well as private and guided prayer. There will also be the opportunity to write your own personal message to persecuted Christians in Iraq. […]

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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 an ACN pilgrimage trip to Egypt. © Aid to the Church in Need Die-cut.