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#RedWednesday: First-hand Testimonies of Persecution

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)’s #RedWednesday event yesterday (25th November) featured testimonies from those living day by day with persecution, including kidnapped teenager Maira Shahbaz and Nigeria’s Archbishop Kaigama, who had one of his priests kidnapped earlier this week. Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Christian girl from Pakistan, described how she had been abducted,…

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Advent Retreat: God is with You

Welcome to this year’s Advent retreat in collaboration with Sacred Space, written by Gemma Simmonds CJ.  Do you know that God is with you? After a year of challenges, changes, suffering, isolation and social distancing, perhaps there’s never been a more important time to reflect on the Incarnation; to reflect on God’s incredible plan to…

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USA: Celebrating Thanksgiving in Times of Covid

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended that Americans not travel for Thanksgiving. The United States now has more new daily cases of Covid-19 than in the spring, when we had little knowledge of how to mitigate its spread. And a large, indoor extended gathering without masks is our best way of assisting the virus…

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Brazil: Local George Floyd Episode

In Brazil, the killing of a Black man by security guards in the parking lot of a supermarket in Porto Alegre has sparked protests against racism in several Brazilian cities and caused strong reactions in the media. Forty-year-old João Alberto Silveira Freitas was buying groceries with his wife in a Carrefour supermarket on Nov. 19…