St. John of Beverley was the Bishop of Hexham, and later of York. He was born in Harpham, Yorkshire, and died in Beverley on May 7, 721.
Catholic Bishops in South Sudan have agreed to spearhead campaigns aimed at making the people of God aware of the planned ecumenical visit in their respective Dioceses, a Catholic Priest serving at the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The newly elected President of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), has, in an interview with ACI Africa, said he is counting on the support of his brother Bishops as he takes the helm of the body that brings together Catholic Bishops in 16 countries of West Africa.
The Catholic Priest of Abakaliki Diocese in Nigeria who stands accused of murder, among other acts of violence in the West African country, has been “released on bail”, the Chancellor of the Nigerian Diocese has said.
The newly consecrated Catholic Bishop of Mamfe Diocese in Cameroon has been encouraged to foster the virtue of hope in his Episcopal Ministry among the people of God in the Cameroonian Diocese.
The pope made the comment in his annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations message.
Zambia needs to use the mineral resources in the country for sustainable development, an official of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has said.
A new book on Religious Life seeks to redefine the life of consecrated persons and to prepare them to tackle current challenges in life, a Catholic Priest who provided a review of the book said.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya has blamed protracted violence between the farming and cattle-rearing communities in the various regions served by his Episcopal See on effects of climate change and expressed optimism that a new taskforce on the environment will address hostilities in the coastal region.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba in South Sudan has said that the Metropolitan See will seek to prioritize the development of local languages in the next one hundred years.
One year after his death, the immediate former Local Ordinary of Juba Archdiocese in South Sudan, Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro, has been remembered as a “healer and champion of love”.
Christian leaders in Kenya’s Embu County have organized a number of meetings aimed at educating voters and praying for the 2022 general elections.
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.
The Catholic Diocese of Zaria in Nigeria has announced “with joy” the release of Fr. Felix Zakari Fidson who has been in captivity for forty days.
Catholic Nuns in sub-Saharan African countries who are struggling to sustain their respective Religious Congregations financially have been urged to strive for transparency especially when dealing with partners in projects.
The military leadership in Burkina Faso needs to do “much” more to address the plight of the people of God in the West African nation who are yet to see “a strong signal in terms of peace”, the Cardinal in the country has said.
The pope was pushed in a wheelchair onto the stage of the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has called on Catholic Church leaders in the 16 West African countries that make up the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) to make every effort to end “tribalism and all other forms of division” that seem to be on the rise in Catholic communities.
The challenges to peace in the countries of West Africa require that stakeholders come together “in solidarity as a human family to address them,” the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop-elect Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji has said.
At the Vatican’s finance trial on Thursday, Cardinal Angelo Becciu said that Pope Francis had allowed spending up to 1 million euros ($1.05 million) toward the liberation of a missionary abducted in Mali.