On the Accra streets in Ghana, people born with disabilities lead miserable lives after they are abandoned by their families owing to cultural beliefs.
A Catholic Priest in the Central African Republic (CAR) is nursing “serious injuries” at a mission hospital after the vehicle he and two others were travelling in hit a land mine Wednesday, May 5.
A Catholic Bishop in Kenya has challenged journalists in the East African nation to engage in evidence-based reporting, cautioning against armchair journalism.
Thirty-four new Swiss Guards were sworn in Thursday in an elaborate ceremony in Vatican City in which the guards promised to protect the pope, even “sacrificing if necessary also my own life.”
Evodius was one of the 72 disciples of Christ, and Catholic tradition has always held that he was the first bishop of Antioch after St. Peter. However, we are not sure in what year he assumed the position.
Pope Francis has given the Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese the mandate to “temporarily govern Rumbek Diocese” while the Bishop-elect of the South Sudanese Diocese, Msgr. Christian Carlassare, continues to recover from gunshot injuries.
The Namibian Catholic Nun who served as Secretary General of her country’s Catholic Bishops' Conference (NCBC) for a month is being eulogized as a humble and dedicated servant leader, faithful to her service of the Church.
The controversial Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been reported missing has resurfaced hours after his supporters stormed the Bishop’s residence Wednesday, May 5, demanding to know the Cleric’s whereabouts.
Pope Francis will issue an apostolic letter next week on the ministry of catechist.
Pope Francis on Wednesday encouraged people to embrace the contemplative dimension of being human both in prayer and their daily lives.
Members of the Standing Committee of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) say that they are “all concerned” at the height of violence in Eastern parts of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where an Imam who is said to have spoken strongly against jihadism in the country has been murdered.
On May 5, Catholics celebrate Saint Hilary of Arles, a fifth-century bishop who gave up wealth and privilege in favor of austerity and sacrifice for the sake of the Church.
For three decades now, retired Catholic Bishop Macram Max Gassis who served as the Local Ordinary of Sudan’s El Obeid Catholic Diocese before he was exiled from the country in 1990, two years into his episcopacy, has continued to reach out to the vulnerable groups in the Northeast African nation, helping them both materially and spiritually.
The Catholic Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese who is nursing gunshot injuries at a hospital in Kenya says that he is offering his pain for the purification of the South Sudanese Diocese, which he is expected to shepherd.
The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Senegal that had been scheduled to take place this month has been canceled amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Catholic Bishops in the country have announced.
Journalists in Kenya tend to sideline Church activities in their reporting, prioritizing politicians even during faith-based functions, a Catholic Bishop has observed and called on the members of the Press to amplify the voice of the Church, which he said has the interest of the people at heart.
Pope Francis is asking Catholics to pray throughout May for the regulation of financial markets to “protect citizens from its dangers.”
The Nigerian government needs to go beyond statements and “cultivate a sense of empathy” towards citizens who are victims of insecurity, a Catholic Bishop in the West African said at a recent virtual conference.
Pelagia (originally Margarita) was born as the beautiful daughter of pagan parents, and was said to have caught the eye of the Emperor Diocletian's son.