Religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are expected to announce the person to be at the helm of the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) anytime from Tuesday, July 27.
Catholic peace entity, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has maintained its call for an alternative approach in the ongoing crisis in Cameroon’s English-speaking region, saying that the military tactic that the government is insisting upon is costing lives of many fighters on the side of the government.
The pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.
St. Panteleon, whose feast we celebrate on July 27, is the patron saint of bachelors and physicians.
Christian youth leaders in Nigeria have called on the Federal government to facilitate the “immediate release” of students abducted from the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State earlier this month.
The Catholic Priest in Mali who was freed on July 13 after spending close to a month in captivity has, in a report, attributed his release to the series of prayers, including the Holy Rosary, which the people of God offered while he was being held by his abductors.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has called on the government of the West African country to provide favorable social security services for the elderly people to see them through their “earthly pilgrimage.”
The elderly in society are “living encyclopedias”, the Catholic Bishop of Uganda’s Kasana-Luweero Diocese said Sunday, July 25.
“In this time of pandemic, may these Games be a sign of hope,” the pope said.
The pope emeritus spoke about faith, worldliness, and the institutional Church.
On July 26 the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anne. The couple's faith and perseverance brought them through the sorrow of childlessness, to the joy of conceiving and raising the immaculate and sinless woman who would give birth to Christ.
The people of God in Africa have been invited to interact with the Kampala Document (KD) of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), the 100-page publication that resulted from the discussions Catholic Bishops in Africa had at the conclusion of their year-long Golden Jubilee celebrations (July 2018 to July 2019).
The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the lone Diocese in Eswatini has, in a report, invited the people of God in the Southern African nation to reflect on how to practice their Christian faith amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I worry when I see a society full of people in constant motion, too caught up in their own affairs to have time for a glance, a greeting or a hug,” Pope Francis said Sunday.
The Vatican's balance sheet showed a deficit of $78 million in 2020.
“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said.
James, the brother of John the Evangelist, was the first Apostle to be martyred. He was beheaded by order of Herod of Agrippa. The Gospels tell us that the two brothers left their father, Zebedee, and followed Jesus as soon as He called out to them.
Nigeria’s “poor masses” are being exploited as the West African nation grapples with the issue of leadership, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.
A Catholic Archbishop in South Africa has favorably compared the situation in the country amid violent protests and COVID-19 pandemic with the experience of the people of Israel in the wilderness.
Religious persecution is rampant in Nigeria, where militant groups such as Boko Haram carry out abductions that appear to target Christians, including priests. Sometimes clergy aren’t just kidnapped. They’re also killed.