The persistent insecurity in Burkina Faso has taken a heavy toll on the pastoral activities of the local churches, with some 30 Parishes remaining inaccessible, Catholic Bishops in the West African nation have said.
The Green Lent, an initiative of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) in Ghana, aims to foster the care of the environment during the Lenten Season, CYNESA Coordinator has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The current state of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), Kenya’s parastatal that provides universal health coverage (UHC) to citizens through a medical insurance cover, is harming the provision of healthcare to citizens of the East African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Homa Bay Diocese has said.
According to one German theologian, the Catholic saint and doctor of the Church can contribute to contemporary discussions about AI’s risks and role in society.
Bishop Benjamin Phiri of Zambia’s Ndola Diocese has called on Christians to nurture a relationship with the person of Jesus Christ and maintain their focus on Him amid “many” life’s challenges.
The new Parish Priest of St. John the Baptist Cacuaco Parish Parish of Angola’s Caxito Diocese has been encouraged to seek the collaboration of “everyone” as he takes leadership of the Angolan Catholic Parish.
Francisco, 11, and Jacinta, 10, are the youngest non-martyrs to be canonized in the history of the Church. The brother and sister, who tended to their families’ sheep with their cousin Lucia Santo in the fields of Fatima, Portugal, witnessed the apparitions of Mary, now commonly known as Our Lady of Fatima.
Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, is on the verge of disorder and lawlessness, with agents of destruction and death recording success as the government’s efforts to secure the safety of citizens proving “fruitless”, the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has said.
An average Kenyan is reeling under the high cost of living, the Archbishop of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese has said.
Pope Francis is appealing for spiritual solidarity with the people of God in Sudan and Mozambique following protracted violent conflicts in the two African nations.
The Local Ordinary of Tanzania’s Tabora Archdiocese, Protase Cardinal Rugambwa, has taken possession of his titular see, Santa Maria in Montesanto. The church, also known as the “Church of the Artists”, is one of the twin churches that sits in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo, alongside the adjacent Santa Maria dei Miracoli.
Rome's catacombs will be open to the public for free guided tours and moments of prayer and reflection on Saturday, March 2.
Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese is advocating for youth empowerment in the West African nation.
The rising cost of living in Zambia is undermining the dignity of the citizens of the Southern African nation, officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) based in the country’s capital, Lusaka, have said.
Conrad was born into a noble family in northern Italy. He married the daughter of a nobleman, Euphrosyne.
The democratic space in the Southern African nation of Angola is “gradually” shrinking, the Executive Secretary of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) has said.
The Lenten Season accords the people of God an opportunity to realize a transformation in their thoughts and day-to-day actions as they reach out to each other with love and compassion and renew their relationship with God, the Archbishop of Gabon’s Catholic Archdiocese of Libreville has said.
Officials of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Kenya have highlighted some of the challenges their apostolate entails, and what they do to address them.
The agreement between the Vatican and the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe signed on 15 August 2022, and ratified on January 30 is an opportunity for dialogue and exercise of freedom, the Bishop-elect for the lone Episcopal See in the Central African island nation has said.