Christian leaders in Zimbabwe have offered to mediate disputes arising from the just concluded general elections to help maintain peace in the Southern African nation.
The care of children in faith-based structured institutions is not the “ideal” way of child upbringing, the Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has said.
Members of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) are calling upon South Africans to “reawaken” and get engaged in restoring their “shattered dream”.
Pope Francis has transferred Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt, who has been serving as Apostolic Nuncio in Georgia and Armenia to the Vatican Diplomatic Mission in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea.
Pope Francis said Wednesday he will release a follow-up environmental document to the 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’ on Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) are calling on the Zambian government to set up strategic reserves of food and essential commodities to cushion the Southern African nation against price fluctuations and supply shocks.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha teaches us to live an ordinary holiness and to confront the suffering of life with patience, Pope Francis said on Wednesday.
A missionary priest working in one of the most dangerous countries in the world said this month that “immense” work from religious leaders and mediators is needed to heal the “physical and psychological” damage wrought by years of anti-Christian Islamic violence there.
Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is not competent to stand trial on criminal sexual abuse charges in Massachusetts, a state district judge ruled Wednesday in criminal court.
Facilitators of a formation workshop on the Synod on Synodality with members the Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCD) at a Kenyan Monastery have lauded the encounter with the Cloistered contemplative Nuns as “a blessed opportunity” in promoting the synodal process among “people in ministry”.
The devolved structure of the Kenyan government enshrined in the 2010 Constitution that established two levels of government has been characterized with corruption, a Kenyan Catholic Bishop has lamented.
The 26 newly ordained Priests in Nigeria’s Nsukka Diocese have been cautioned against becoming burdens to their leaders in the practice of their Priestly ministry.
Pope Francis told a group of entrepreneurs this week that work’s greatest value comes from human beings, not from machines.
Catholic Bishops in Angola are calling for respect of the Presidency in the Southern African nation amid a proposal to oust the country’s President from power.
Plans are underway for the Catholic Church in Zambia to “harness” experiences during the August 1-6 World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, for a “pastoral model” that can benefit the youth, including those who did participate in the global event.
A Catholic Missionary Priest ministering in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Rumbek (CDOR) has urged the youth to embrace a life of prayer.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has launched a campaign to plant thousands of trees aimed at fostering “ecological conversion”, the Local Ordinary has said.
Months after the centenary celebration of the Legion of Mary in Uganda, new members are joining the Marian movements, and misconceptions about the Ireland-founded lay apostolic association are being clarified, an official in the East African nation has said.
Baptisms at Don Bosco Parish of Malawi’s Archdiocese of Lilongwe are held every second month. Fr. Joseph Czerwinski, the Priest in Charge of the Parish has said that the ceremony cannot be held on an annual basis because then, the number of those being baptized would be too large to handle.
Catechists in the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra in Ghana have been cautioned against laxity, and urged to “work hard” and affirm the dignity of their call to God’s service.