Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala in Uganda has declared “a Triduum of prayer for an act of Reparation” following the desecration of the Chapel of Nswanjere Junior Seminary.
Hundreds of thousands of people affected by Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Southern Africa are facing hunger and starvation, the Catholic Bishop of Quelimane Diocese in Mozambique has said, noting that many in his Episcopal See are already dying of cholera amid other devastating effects of the cyclone.
The representative of the Holy Father in Madagascar and Seychelles is to extend his diplomatic services to the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius.
The Bishop at the helm of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has described the situation of those who have survived the Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Malawi as “bad”.
Pope Francis will travel to Budapest, Hungary, in just over a month for an April 28–30 visit to the capital of the central European country.
Disney will release a new documentary April 5 titled “The Pope Answers,” airing an extended conversation between Pope Francis and 10 members of Generation Z, discussing the Church’s stance on LGBTQ+ issues, abortion, clergy abuse, feminism, and more.
Today, the universal church celebrates the feast of St. Nicholas of Flue. During his lifetime, the Swiss saint had 10 children, became a hermit and later prevented a civil war.
Dieudonné Cardinal Nzapalainga of the Central African Republic (CAR) was not abducted, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said, and faulted media reports that a ransom has been paid to secure the release of the Archbishop of CAR’s Bangui Archdiocese.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have cautioned government and opposition politicians in the East African nation against utterances and actions that incite citizens to violence.
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to seize the opportunity of the Gubernatorial polls to redeem its “damaged reputation.”
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Vusumuzi Francis Mazibuko as the new Vicar Apostolic for the Apostolic Vicariate of Ingwavuma in South Africa.
The Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has expressed “deep joy” following the appointment of the Symposium’s First Vice President to the newly established Preparatory Commission of the Synod on Synodality.
The Holy See reported on Saturday that the Vatican’s diplomatic headquarters in Nicaragua was forced to close.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ghana are, in partnership with a Salesian-run entity, providing psychological support to at-risk children aimed at realizing their integration in families.
Not much is known about the life of St. Herbert, other than he was a Hermit of England and a good friend of St. Cuthbert.
Synodality, an invitation for the people of God to journey together irrespective of their differences, which the International Theological Commission defined as “the action of the Spirit in the communion of the Body of Christ and in the missionary journey of the People of God” can facilitate the healing of Africa’s deep wounds, member of the resource team that is working to deepen synodal engagements have said.
Members of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) have, in a collective statement, expressed their recommitment to fostering “the gospel nonviolence” in the East-Central African nation, pledging to have “a prophetic stance against violence and injustice”.
The leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has warned that Somalia is facing a humanitarian catastrophe amid a protracted drought.
Beneficiaries of a “safe and clean drinking water” project being realized in a partnership between the Sudan Relief Fund (SRF) and South Sudan’s the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY) have expressed their appreciation for the initiative.
We should treat the physical and social differences of others as a chance to love, not as an inconvenience, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on Sunday.