Hope and healing for Sri Lanka’s Christians

The explosions that devastated three churches, killing 259 and physically injuring many more, were part of the biggest attack on Christians in recent times. With your assistance, the country’s Christians will continue to recover from their wounds.


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Latest News

  • MADAGASCAR: Non-Muslim women are being bribed to wear the burka

    Extremists are exploiting destitute non-Muslim women by paying them to wear the burka, according to a bishop who has warned that Madagascar is being rapidly Islamised by hardliners coming in from abroad. Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the Catholic charity for persecuted Christians, Bishop Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara of Port-Bergé, northern Madagascar, […]

    Bishop Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara (© Aid to the Church in Need)
  • PAKISTAN: Asia Bibi – My faith has saved me

    ASIA BIBI has given a landmark interview saying that her faith in Christ was what got her through her long ordeal behind bars. In an interview today (Wed, 26 Feb) with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), the Catholic charity for persecuted Christians, the Christian woman from Pakistan, sensationally acquitted last year, gave a […]

    Asia Bibi © Aid to the Church in Need

Upcoming Events

  • Join us for our Annual Lenten Service

    Stations of the Cross with Lenten and Passiontide Motets sung by the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School, directed by Charles Cole. Entrance is free with a collection for ACN’s work supporting persecuted Christians in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Refreshments to follow. To register your interest please email [email protected] or visit Eventbrite here.

  • In the footsteps of Jesus: An evening with Serena Fass

    Drawing on images from the Holy Land, lecturer and photographer Serena Fass takes us back to the places touched by Christ’s presence as He completed His mission on earth. Suggest donation: £5. Refreshments will be provided. Book your place by emailing [email protected] or by visiting EventBrite here.

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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.



Favourite Catholic Hymns Vol.2

This second volume of Favourite Catholic Hymns, sung by Brentwood Cathedral Choir, is a companion piece to volume 1, featuring the Choirs of the Diocese of Leeds . In addition to well-loved hymns there are two contemporary liturgical pieces and two further plain song melodies, Vexilla Regis and Salve Regina.



A Journey to the Cross – Prayerful meditations

A Journey to the Cross is a series of images with words and music, to reflect Christ's journey to the Cross. Each station has an image with reflective words, scripture references and a short prayer, with each meditation lasting approximately 3 minutes, concluding with one verse of a hymn. The viewer has the option of following His journey, one station at a time or as a continuous play.



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. The colourful spring flowers embracing the Cross are a sign of new life as in the Resurrection. The seven flowers all have a different but poignant Christian symbolism which is detailed inside the card. Greeting inside the card: “ Wishing you the Joy of Easter”