Pope Francis has appointed the Parish Priest of St. Odilia Cathedral of Bondoukou Diocese, Fr. Alain Clément Amiezi, Bishop of Odienné Diocese in Ivory Coast.
The order to shut down the sisters and 100 other nongovernmental organizations was requested by a Sandinista legislator in a June 22 letter.
Hundreds of vulnerable children in Rundu, Namibia, have received nutritional support from members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SBD) in a collaborative initiative.
Pope Francis has asked the Catholic Church to pray in a special way for the elderly during the month of July.
Pope Francis missed a meeting with a Jewish delegation on Thursday morning after experiencing a flare-up of knee pain, according to the Vatican.
The 15-page apostolic letter, Desiderio Desideravi, was published on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.
The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna in Nigeria has decried the deteriorating security in various parts of the West African nation, regretting the fact that “nobody is safe anywhere” in the country.
These “proto-martyrs” of Rome were the first Christians persecuted en masse by the Emperor Nero in the year 64, before the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul.
Two Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the electorate in the East African country to be cautious about political candidates offering bribes for votes.
Members of the Association of Papal Knights and Medalists in Nigeria have expressed concern over the increase in cases of killings and kidnappings that seem to target Christians in the West African nation.
The Catholic Bishop of Rumbek in South Sudan has announced a “Diocesan Week” to be realized at the end of July with participants focusing on the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.
Broken families are able to “rise from their own situation” and rebuild their respective lives, the Archbishop of South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese has said in an interview.
Foyer Don Bosco, a children’s home under the auspices of members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Eastern Benin is benefiting abandoned and abused children in the country’s Kandi township.
An official of the Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), has underscored the need to "adapt sustainable development planning” in addressing the effects of climate change.
Catholic Bishops in the Central African Republic (CAR) have, in a collective statement, highlighted crises of “moral and civic values and a decay of the educational system” among the challenges the country is facing.
The pope prayed a mid-week Angelus to mark the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, the patron saints of the city of Rome.
Young mothers in the Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya are benefiting from a life skills program spearheaded by members of the Nairobi Central Zone Self Help Group, a Catholic entity “regulated” by Caritas Nairobi.
A Catholic Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese is calling on the people of God in the East-Central African country to stop revenge and hatred among themselves and instead free themselves and live together as children of God.