Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Alfred Xuereb as Apostolic Nuncio to Morocco and Mons. Anselm Pendo Lawani as Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Ilorin in Nigeria.
Good governance is crucial in restoring hope in Nigeria, members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have said.
The Catholic Diocese of Yola in Nigeria is constructing a Chapel at the Yolde Pate Correctional Center to provide a place of worship and solace to inmates.
A Catholic Priest ministering in the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has cautioned the electorate against seeking to enrich themselves by accepting gifts from politicians during the electioneering period.
The event was inspired by a 9-year-old boy named Alessandro, who proposed the idea to the pope to have an international event for younger children.
The Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria has said that the West African country needs “divine help” to be freed from its “desperate mood” occasioned by the the country’s deteriorating political, social, and economic situation.
Fr. George Crocenzi, a native of the U.S., who ministered in East Africa for close to four decades has been recognized by his confreres; they have named a house in Nairobi after him.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the humanitarian arm of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been running a program in Zambia that seeks to reduce maternal mortality rates in the southern African country.
"The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, preserved immune from all stain of original sin."
Pope Francis has faulted the culture of “selective and elitist” training that focuses on the intellect.
Staff at St. John the Baptist Wenje Catholic Mission of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Garissa have been left to do massive repairs, face waterborne diseases, and dodge displaced crocodiles in the wake of El-Nino rains, which have caused huge damage in a number of countries in Eastern Africa.
At Diffa, a town located in the extreme southeast region of Niger, Christians who have been internally displaced in the West African country meet their counterparts equally fleeing religious persecution from neighbouring Nigeria and Chad.
The decision that members of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference (ZCBC) made to turn St. Augustine’s Seminary into a mixed Secondary School has been implemented, and first enrolment to the Catholic institution of learning is ongoing.
The pope seemed to show improvement Thursday by reading out his speeches during his various meetings on Dec. 7.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facilitating “interventions” to thousands of persons displaced by violent conflicts in the Central African nation, who are living in challenging conditions with “enormous” needs.
The pope’s Council of Cardinals has been discussing the role of women in the Church since February 2022.
Bishop Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku of the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has called on Christian election observers in his Episcopal See to ensure “objectivity and sincerity” in their role.
Today the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of St. Ambrose, the brilliant Bishop of Milan who influenced St. Augustine's conversion and was named a Doctor of the Church. Like Augustine himself, the older Ambrose, born around 340, was a highly educated man who sought to harmonize Greek and Roman intellectual culture with the Catholic faith.
Faith and civil actors in Africa are calling for “ethical practice” in accessing Africa’s natural resources.
Members of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA), who include Catholic Bishops in nine countries of Southern Africa have tasked theologians in the region to “shed light” on the practices of traditional initiation and polygamy.