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