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Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama with newly ordained Deacons at St. Donatus’ Parish, Saukale in the Archdiocese of Abuja. Credit: Archbishop Ignatius A. Kaigama/ Facebook /

Newly Ordained Deacons in Nigeria Cautioned against “marketing a gospel of materialism”

The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has called upon Seminarians he was about to ordain Deacons in the Archdiocese to refrain from the temptations of preaching materialism but instead stick to the gospel of love and peace.

Aerial photos of Kakuma (L) and Dadaab (R) refugee camps in Kenya. Credit: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) /

Kenya’s Intention to Close Refugee Camps “unfortunate, regrettable”: Catholic Bishops

The intention of Kenya’s government to close Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in the country’s Northern region is “unfortunate” and “regrettable,” Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said.

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Leadership Failure in Africa Key Highlight at Ethics Postgraduate Program Launch in Kenya

The failure of those entrusted with leadership in various countries of Africa to live up to their mandate was a key highlight during the launch of a new ethics postgraduate program to be offered at a Kenya-based Catholic institution.

Jesuits in Africa and Madagascar have organized a three-day colloquium that aims to  develop a concrete response to Pope Francis’s clarion call to “say ‘never again’ to every form of abuse.” Credit: Jesuits in Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) /

Planned Seminar by Jesuits in Africa, Response to Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter on Abuse

An upcoming international colloquium organized by members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar (JCAM), is a response to Pope Francis’ 2019  Apostolic Letter  “Vos estis lux mundi” that establishes procedural norms on dealing with sexual abuse in the Church, officials have said.

Catholic Sisters in Africa are implementing safety and protection measures for vulnerable children using the education and skills they gained through ASEC-sponsored programs. / African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)

Beneficiaries of Catholic Sisters’ Education Initiative Help Vulnerable Children in Africa

Beneficiaries of African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), an initiative that supports the education of women Religious across Africa, are running programs to protect and safeguard vulnerable children on the continent, officials of the Catholic entity explain in a reported.

Internally Displaced People seeking refuge in Mozambique's Catholic Diocese of Pemba preparing a meal for people arriving from Palma. / Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Cleric in Mozambique Concerned about Whereabouts of Parishioners after Palma Attack

Families that escaped last month’s terrorist attack on Northern Mozambique’s town of Palma in the Catholic Diocese of Pemba are in confusion, unsure of the whereabouts of their loved ones and whether or not those who are missing survived the attack.

Waters from River Tarach flooding a section of Kakuma Refugee Camp / Fr. Jose Padinjareparampil, SDB

Flash Floods Threatening Apostolate of Salesians at World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Kenya

Flash floods in the region of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Lodwar are threatening the apostolate of members of the Religious Institute of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering at the world’s largest refugee camp, Kakuma, an official has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Today, April 11, We Celebrate St. Stanislaus

On April 11, the Catholic Church honors the memory of the 11th-century bishop and martyr St. Stanislaus of Krakow, who died for the faith at the hands of King Boleslaus II.

Picture of Ishmael Mensah Abdallah who was murdered on April 3. / Courtesy Photo

Alleged Ritual Killing of Ghanaian School Boy “national security threat”: Catholic Bishops

The alleged ritual killing of an 11-year-old boy in Kasoa town within the Archdiocese of Cape Coast presents a threat to the national security of Ghana, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have said.

Members of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) / National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO)

Renewed Violence, Killings in Eastern DR Congo Cause for Concern: Catholic Bishops

Renewed violence in the Eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that have resulted in the killing of civilians is a cause of concern, Catholic Bishops in the Central African nation have said and appealed for an end to the bloodshed.

Map showing states in Nigeria / Public Domain

Christian Youth Leaders in Nigeria against Amnesty, Rehabilitation of Bandits, Insurgents

Christian youth leaders in Nigeria have expressed their opposition to recommendations a section of Nigerian leaders have made to the Federal government to pardon and reintegrate “bandits and Boko Haram insurgents” who have been terrorizing the people of God in the West African nation.

The Douala ecclesiastical province has established an ongoing training course for those working in the vocations apostolate and in the minor seminaries. / Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International

Seminary Formators in Cameroon Undergoing Training to Weed Out “unsuitable candidates”

Priests in charge of formation in various Seminaries of Cameroon’s Douala Ecclesiastical Province are undergoing training to boost their skills in forming future Priests in the country.

Bishop Godfrey Onah interacting with some of the ex-seminarians of Nsukka Diocese during the April 8 reunion. Credit: Godfrey I.Onah Facebook /

“Be grateful to Church for formative experience”: Nigerian Bishop to Former Seminarians

At the maiden reunion of former seminarians of Nigeria’s Diocese of Nsukka, the Local Ordinary, Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, called on the ex-seminarians to be thankful “for the formative experience” they had while in the Seminary.

Today, April 10, We Celebrate St. Fulbert

St. Fulbert was a scholar and philosopher, and was also the bishop of Chartres, France. He spent much of his time as bishop rigorously defending monasticism and orthodoxy.

Logos of Catholic entities that participated in the 7 April 2021 launch of the debt cancellation campaign for countries in Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic / Catholic entities

Catholic Entities in Africa Participate in Vatican’s Launch of Debt Cancellation Campaign

Catholic Church entities in Africa earlier this week joined the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the COVID-19 Commission in the launching of the debt cancellation campaign for countries in Africa amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Late Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro (left), Late Bishop Alfred Leonhard Maluma (Center) and Late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga (Right) /

Bishops in Eastern Africa Write to Condole with Ugandans, South Sudanese, Tanzanians

The leadership of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (AMECEA) has, in separate statements, condoled with the people of God in Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania following the death of Catholic Prelates in their respective countries. 

Fr. Paul Béré / Courtesy Photo

Let Africa “sing” her Success Stories, Burkinabé Cleric on Challenges Facing Continent

The biggest challenge in Africa is the inability to bring out successes on the continent and the bright future that awaits various African countries in the coming years, a Rome-based Catholic Priest, a native of Burkina Faso, has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Fr. John Tae Seok Lee / Courtesy Photo

South Sudanese Government Urged to Revive Health Facility in Memory of Celebrated Cleric

South Sudan’s Presidential Envoy and the country’s former minister of Foreign Affairs have urged the Ministry of Higher Education to revive the construction project of a hospital in memory of Fr. John Tae Seok Lee.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh attend the Trooping of the Colour in London, England, June 16, 2012./ Catchlight Media/Featureflash via Shutterstock. /

Cardinal Nichols Leads Catholic Community in Mourning Death of Prince Philip at age 99

Cardinal Vincent Nichols led the Catholic community Friday in mourning the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99.

Today, April 9 We Celebrate St. Waltrude

St. Waudu, also known as St. Waltrude, came from an extremely saintly family in Belgium. Her parents, her husband and her three children were declared saints.