Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are calling on the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) to seek the expertise of “an independent body with experience” alongside “a few national experts” to audit the country’s voter register.
Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator who is completing his term as the President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has been named the new dean of the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU).
Pope Francis and the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, met at the Vatican on Saturday.
Pope Francis on Saturday expressed his sorrow over the legalization of euthanasia in Portugal.
Presidents of Caritas in the region of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have appealed to humanitarian agencies operating in war-torn Sudan to “urgently” increase their support for victims of the war that is raging in the country’s capital, Khartoum.
A gang leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has freed a Catholic Nun a few hours after her kidnapping in the region covered by the country’s Catholic Archdiocese of Lubumbashi, saying he did not want to have “problems with the Pope, the Archbishop, and especially with the Catholic Church”.
The newly appointed Caritas Africa Secretary General has called on Diocesan Caritas to take every opportunity available to participate in dialogues on issues affecting the communities they serve.
Members of the Legion of Mary in Kenya are preparing to celebrate the 79th death anniversary of Venerable Edel Quinn who pioneered, in East and Central Africa, the lay apostolic association of Catholics that is rooted in Marian spirituality.
Pope Francis said Friday a society’s birth rate is a key indicator of the hope people have in the future.
Officials of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ) have been urged to work with “all stakeholders” to foster peaceful coexistence in the Southern African nation.
The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) is calling on Zambia’s government to promote fairness during the budget preparation process by welcoming ideas from the marginalized and vulnerable.
The department of Integral Human Development of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese, Caritas Yei, is empowering religious leaders with skills on how to foster peace and reconciliation in the country’s Central Equatoria State.
The Catholic Archbishop of South Sudan’s only Metropolitan See, Juba, has urged Church institutions in the country to welcome and offer support to members of the Clergy, women and men Religious, and Laity arriving from Sudan where war broke out on April 15.
The Temporary Administrator of Caritas Internationalis (CI) has lauded members of Caritas Africa for giving voice to change that can help “eliminate the roots of injustice” on the continent.
The consecration of St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya planned for Saturday, May 13 will be “a memorable event for parishioners”, the Parish Priest has said.
The Bishop of Butembo-Beni Diocese in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is calling upon Catholics to “massively participate” in the planned third National Eucharistic Congress.
In his message for the 109th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, released May 11, Pope Francis recognized the migratory flows of our times as “the expression of a complex and varied phenomenon” that requires analysis of the different stages, including the departure, arrival, and the possibility of returning to one’s homeland.
Pope Francis said Thursday that the Coptic Orthodox martyrs killed by ISIS in 2015 will be added to the Catholic Church’s official list of saints. He also received a relic of the martyrs’ blood as a gift.
Young people at Together for a New Africa (T4NA), a network started by former students of Italy-based Sophia University Institute, are surveying gaps in leadership among young people in Africa ahead of the initiative’s training scheduled for later this year.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have faulted the move by President William Samoei Ruto-led government to regulate religious organizations and practices.