On July 18 the U.S. Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of Saint Camillus de Lellis, who turned from his life as a soldier and gambler to become the founder of an order dedicated to caring for the sick. In some other countries, he is celebrated on the anniversary of his death, July 14.
St. Elizabeth was a Benedictine visionary, who had the gift of prophecy. She also suffered the assaults of demonic forces.
The destruction of over 30 schools in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province amid ongoing protests is an issue of concern to the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE), whose leadership has called on the communities to protect learning institutions for the sake of the children.
A female journalist based at Emmanuel Radio of South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Torit has told ACI Africa she is “very honored” on receiving the Excellence in Journalism Award.
The Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has decried ethnic discrimination in the West African nation characterized by what he has described as a “go-back-to-your-home mentality.”
Father Joseph Bature Fidelis of the Diocese of Maiduguri is aware of the danger priests face from local Islamist terror groups.
Pope Francis urged members of the Order of Friars Minor on Saturday to seek renewal as they face “the challenges of declining numbers and aging.”
The universal Church celebrates the life of St. Leo IV on July 17. Both a Roman and the son of Radoald, Leo was unanimously elected to succeed Sergius II as Pope.
A contemporary of the American Revolution and of Blessed Junipero Serra, Francisco Garcés was born in 1738 in Spain, where he joined the Franciscans.
One of Bishop Caesar Mazzolari’s biggest promises while he served the people of God in South Sudan was to never leave the country that was plunged in chaos until there was peace and some form of stability.
The recent attacks on two villages of a Catholic Parish in Niger that have received wide coverage claimed the lives of both Catholic Christians and Muslims, an Archbishop in the West African nation has told ACI Africa.
The Catholic Nun belonging to the Daughters of the Resurrection in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who was kidnapped on her way to the market has been set free, the Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United Kingdom, has reported.
Members of the Clergy, Religious and the Laity of Cameroon’s Bamenda Archdiocese have been invited to take part in “serious reparation prayers” following the desecration of two Parish churches in the Archdiocese.
Pope Francis issued a motu proprio on Friday restricting Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite.
On July 16 the Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have expressed the need for younger members of society to build relationships with their grandparents and other elderly people who they describe as an “indispensable” gift to humanity.
A member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa has called on President of the U.S., Joe Biden, to use the July 15 meeting with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to persuade her to support the waiver of patent rights on the production of COVID-19 vaccines.
Fr. Léon Dougnon who had been reportedly freed a couple of days after his abduction in Mali last month, only gained his freedom earlier this week, a Priest in the West African country has confirmed.
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has told the U.S. Congress that the failure of the Federal Government of Nigeria to address insecurity in the West African nation is either due to helplessness of disinterestedness.