Inmates at Ebolowa prison in Cameroon are set to “earn a living with dignity” beyond their prison sentence thanks to the soap-making training that members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have realized.
Authorities in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have lauded the Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), for its “really great” initiatives in the field of formal education.
Marking more than 100 years of helping seafarers around the world, Pope Francis has recognized the role of Stella Maris, the Apostleship of the Sea.
Faced with the challenge of unemployment amid worrying poverty levels in Angola, young people in the Southern African country are resorting to desperate measures to cope, including drug abuse, a trainee at Together for a New Africa (T4NA) has said.
St. Théodore Guérin, SP, was born Anne-Therese Guerin at Etables, Brittany in France on October 2, 1798.
One of the founders of Together for a New Africa (T4NA), a network of former students of Italy-based Sophia University Institute and other young leaders committed to shaping “a new Africa”, is optimistic that the initiative will give birth to an institution of higher learning that will serve African students, allowing them to gain skills that are taught at the institution that is supported by the Focolare Movement.
There is need for members of the Clergy and women and men Religious serving in countries that constitute the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) to be available to young people, listening to them as they seek to surmount challenges of life, Bishop Sithembele Anton Sipuka has said.
There is need to prioritize commitment to Christian faith over fundraising initiatives in the Catholic Church in Nigeria, a Catholic Priest in the West African nation has said.
Pope Francis made a direct appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin for an immediate ceasefire on Sunday, imploring him to end the “spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine.
The truth that each and every human soul has a Guardian Angel who protects us from both spiritual and physical evil has been shown throughout the Old Testament, and is made very clear in the New.
The newly-elected leaders of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) will seek to focus on young people and their involvement in the activities of the Church during their three-year mandate, the new President has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has cautioned politicians against luring the electorate ahead of the country’s February 2023 general elections, saying political candidates “must not exploit weaknesses of our people”.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Tomasz Grysa, a native of Poland who has been serving as a Counselor in Apostolic Nunciatures, as his representative in Madagascar and as Apostolic Delegate in the Comoro Islands.
A Catholic Nun serving in South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has called upon Christian parents and guardians in the East-Central African nation to bring up children under their care in Christian faith by introducing them to the life of the church.
On October 1, Catholics around the world honor the life of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, or St. Thérèse of Lisieux on her feast day. St. Thérèse was born January 2, 1873 in Alençon, France to pious parents, both of whom are scheduled to be canonized in October 2016.
What started four years ago as a burning desire by a handful of students of Italy-based Sophia University Institute to transfer the learning institution’s culture of unity to Africa has evolved into a gigantic initiative of young changemakers that now covers 14 African countries.
There is need for Nigerians to experience “a new burst of hope” as their country marks 62 years of independence on Saturday, October 1, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Fr. Sostenes Bahati Soka, a member of the Clergy of Tanzania’s Catholic Diocese of Moshi, has been stopped from practicing his Priestly ministry over allegations of sodomizing a section of children who were preparing for their First Holy Communion and Confirmation.