A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe’s Archdiocese of Bulawayo has urged politicians to emulate Christ’s leadership by being faithful to the laws of their countries irrespective of “their Christian religious background”.
The forum of the Catholic Bishops called The Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) is founded on a “search for communion”, an official of the nine-nation entity has said.
Sudan and South Sudan are countries currently facing several hardships. After the military staged a coup in Sudan six months ago, the country remains in political and economic turmoil. Its neighbor, South Sudan, faces severe food shortages and a rise in violence.
The pontiff was addressing the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
The pope was addressing members of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
St. Catherine was a third-order Dominican, peacemaker and counselor to the Pope. She singlehandedly ended the Avignon exile of the successors of Peter in the 14th century.
At an international colloquium marking the 65th anniversary of the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has underscored the importance of interreligious dialogue in peace building.
A Kenyan Catholic journalist who, earlier this week, was officially notified about his appointment as member of the Vatican’s Communication Commission of the Synod of Bishops has said he is “honored and privileged” to serve the Universal Church.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers room for discernment and “an opportunity to share the fruits of the discernment”, a Catholic Nun has said.
The Church is “committed to caring for human life” through initiatives in formal education, a Catholic Priest serving at the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCAC) has said.
The pope said that the foundation brings ‘love, hope, and mercy’ to those it supports.
The Egyptian government had granted legal status to 239 churches and other places of worship in the country, a move that Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) terms as a great improvement on the situation of Egypt’s Christian community.
A stable society is a product of stable families, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese in Nigeria has said, and called upon parents to embrace sacrifice as they bring up their children.
On April 28, the universal Church celebrates the feast day of Louis-Marie de Monfort, a 17th century saint who is revered for his intense devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been told to devise ways to sustain their respective Congregations by working hard to also make a living, much as they devote their time to prayer.
An ecumenical official with the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) is advocating for an end to violence in the East-Central African nation as the country prepares to host Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland.
The Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has said that trials of individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed since 2003 by the country’s Special Criminal Court (SCC) is expected to mark an end to impunity.
Women need to be involved in the “policy making strategies” about insecurity and other vices that Nigeria is grappling with, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
The 85-year-old pope canceled his engagements the day before the audience due to knee pain.
A Sudanese Court has sentenced a Pastor to one month’s imprisonment for “disturbing peace”, a decision that the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has condemned and described as “deplorable injustice.”