The planned visit to the United States (U.S) by a section of religious leaders from West Africa to discuss the protracted insecurity in the Sahel region that dates back to January 2012 “will not have any impact”, a Nigerian Catholic Priest with specialization in matters insecurity and terrorism has said.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has called on authorities in the West African nation to ensure that Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are adequately empowered to participate in the country’s elections slated for June 24.
Today, the universal church celebrates the feast of St. Nicholas of Flue. During his lifetime, the Swiss saint had 10 children, became a hermit and later prevented a civil war.
Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga of the Central African Republic (CAR) was not abducted, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said, and faulted media reports that a ransom has been paid to secure the release of the Archbishop of CAR’s Bangui Archdiocese.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have cautioned government and opposition politicians in the East African nation against utterances and actions that incite citizens to violence.
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to seize the opportunity of the Gubernatorial polls to redeem its “damaged reputation.”
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Vusumuzi Francis Mazibuko as the new Vicar Apostolic for the Apostolic Vicariate of Ingwavuma in South Africa.
The Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has expressed “deep joy” following the appointment of the Symposium’s First Vice President to the newly established Preparatory Commission of the Synod on Synodality.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja in Nigeria has expressed optimism that victims of extremist attacks who fled from Northern Nigeria and are now living in communities served by his Metropolitan See will “someday” enjoy peace and tranquility back in their homeland.
The Holy See reported on Saturday that the Vatican’s diplomatic headquarters in Nicaragua was forced to close.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ghana are, in partnership with a Salesian-run entity, providing psychological support to at-risk children aimed at realizing their integration in families.
Not much is known about the life of St. Herbert, other than he was a Hermit of England and a good friend of St. Cuthbert.
Synodality, an invitation for the people of God to journey together irrespective of their differences, which the International Theological Commission defined as “the action of the Spirit in the communion of the Body of Christ and in the missionary journey of the People of God” can facilitate the healing of Africa’s deep wounds, member of the resource team that is working to deepen synodal engagements have said.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, expressed their recommitment to fostering “the gospel nonviolence” in the East-Central African nation, pledging to have “a prophetic stance against violence and injustice”.
The leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has warned that Somalia is facing a humanitarian catastrophe amid a protracted drought.
Beneficiaries of a “safe and clean drinking water” project being realized in a partnership between the Sudan Relief Fund (SRF) and South Sudan’s the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) have expressed their appreciation for the initiative.
We should treat the physical and social differences of others as a chance to love, not as an inconvenience, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on Sunday.
St. Joseph does not have any words recorded in sacred Scripture, but the published meditations of an 18th-century Italian nun offer the chance to imagine the details of the Holy Family’s daily life as it might have been from the perspective of the foster father of Jesus.
St. Joseph is honored with feast days throughout the Liturgical Year. This feast encourages us to look at Joseph's role as husband and head of the Holy Family.
The Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of Ndola in Zambia is appealing for donations among the people of God in his Episcopal See in view of reaching out to those affected by the Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Malawi where at least 300 people have lost their lives.