The ACC expands into new areas of Pakistan


Earlier this month, the ACC in Pakistan expanded its mission once again, as Bishop Mushtaq Andrew, along with four of his priests, made a visitation to the city of Jhelum. There they were greeted by Father Haroon Bashir and members of his newly-formed congregation.  At a welcome ceremony...

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ACC College of Bishops Meets in Connecticut; consecrates John Benedict McDonald as bishop for Philippines


The ACC College of Bishops met outside of New Haven, Connecticut last week to conduct their annual meetings and consecrate a new bishop. On October 20th at 8:30 in the morning, the Reverend John Benedict McDonald, was consecrated bishop for the Missionary District of the Philippines. Bishop...

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Hurricaine Matthew spares ACC orphanage in Haiti; damages parishes in southeastern US


A week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, Father Jean Bien-Aime reports that the ACC orphanage in Tapion escaped with only minor damage, and that all the children are safe.  News from surrounding parishes is still coming in, but the ACC seems to have come through the storm...

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Gifts speed goal of sewing center in Congo


by John Omwake, editor of The Trinitarian Thanks to more than US $7000 received during June, the Missionary Diocese of Congo has gone a long way toward its goal of providing a sewing center where woman who are victims of rape or other forms of sexual violence can learn to be seamstresses. The...

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Bishop Orrego Hurtado receives Brazilian clergy, appoints leadership for Venezuela


Earlier this month representatives from Colombia and Venezuela came together for the First General Synod of the Diocese of New Granada since its reception into the ACC.  The business sessions, which took place on August 14th and 15th, were largely devoted to ratification of diocesan canons....

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