Aid to the Church in Need

Our Mission

Aid to the Church in Need helps Christians who suffer persecution or oppression for their faith. Find out about our mission to support the suffering Church in more than 130 countries around the world.


Aid to the Church in Need was founded by Father Werenfried van Straaten in 1947. At the request of a number of Popes, the charity now supports the Church worldwide. To find out more go to

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