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A record year for ACN – Over 117 million dollars raised for 5,600 projects in 140 countries
Montreal, Thursday June 20, 2013 – For the first time since it was founded, the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has recorded donations in excess of $117 million . This is reported by the charity in its annual report, published today. It shows that last year the benefactors of ACN in 19 different countries gave donations totalling over $117.9 million – a remarkable $11.2 million more than in the previous year.
From these resources ACN was able to fund no fewer than 5,600 pastoral projects in 140 different countries around the world, the report reveals. The highest individual total ($5.3 million) went to the growing Church in India, followed by Brazil and Ukraine (with $4.9 million each) and Russia, with $2.6 million…
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