Bishop Vicente Carlos Kiaziku of Angola’s Mbanza Congo Diocese has called for collection action in curbing migration, a phenomenon he describes as “complex”, requiring careful analysis.
Caritas South Sudan, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops in the East-Central African country, has reached out to hundreds of households fleeing the war that broke out in Sudan on April 15.
The success of Gabon’s transitional government put in place following the August 30 military coup that ousted President Ali Bongo from power will depend on the “involvement of everyone,” the Catholic Archbishop of Libreville has said.
On Sept. 28, the Catholic Church honors Saint Wenceslaus, a Central European ruler who died at the hands of his brother while seeking to strengthen the Catholic faith in his native Bohemia.
A Catholic Priest was shot and severely injured when militants attacked St. Martin of Tour's Kembong Parish of the Diocese of Mamfe, Southwest Cameroon.
Contemplative Nuns from some 35 Monasteries in eight Anglophone African countries have been beneficiaries of a training on safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults aimed at creating “a safe church for everybody”.
Two Nigerian Seminarians who survived the 2020 kidnapping in which their companion Michael Nnadi was killed have been named recipients of the 2023 Religious Freedom Award organized by the Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International.
May the Muslim commemoration of the Feast of Maouloud that marks the birthday of the Prophet Muhammed strengthen the faith of those who believe in Allah and bring with it His “infinite graces”, the Local Ordinary of Abidjan Archdiocese in Ivory Coast, Jean-Pierre Cardinal Kutwa, has implored.
Pope Francis has expressed his spiritual closeness with victims of a fire incident at a shop in Southeastern Benin that reportedly resulted in the death of more than 35 people.
Catholic Church officials in Malawi have, in a new documentary on the Season of Creation 2023, called for “justice, reconciliation and healing for people affected with climate change.”
On the occasion of Eid-ul-Maulud, the Muslim celebration that marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed, Christian leaders in Nigeria are calling for the fostering of “mutual respect” in the West African nation that they say is characterized by religious diversity.
The initiative originated in Poland and Ireland in 2018 and in just a few years has spread to other nations on different dates.
To deal properly with the crises it faces, Europe must first have hope, Pope Francis said Wednesday at his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
Catholic Bishops in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are to deliberate on “various challenges” bedeviling the people of God in the African region, including inequality, and concerns around the environment.
On Sept. 27, the Catholic Church remembers Saint Vincent de Paul, the French, 17th century priest known as the patron of Catholic charities for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.
Caritas is an entity under the auspices of the Catholic Church hierarchy, and as such operates with the goal to witness the person of Jesus Christ, distinct from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), the new President of Caritas Africa has said.
Activists at the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) are calling on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in insecurity in Southeastern Nigeria by investigating those behind Jihadist killings targeting Christians in the region.
Catholic activists in Africa under their umbrella organization, CitizenGO Africa are calling upon the Kenyan government to ban sexually provocative content on TikTok, a social media platform that has gained rootedness in the East African nation, especially among the youth.
The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) is helping victims of Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Malawi to rebuild their lives through “vital humanitarian aid”.
Pope Francis’ new document on the environment will be, he said, “a look at what has happened and say what needs to be done,” Vatican News reported.