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Bishop Hyacinth Oroko Egbebo of Nigeria's Catholic Diocese of Bomadi. Credit: ACN Portugal

Roads in Nigeria Impassable amid Increased Kidnappings, Catholic Bishop Says

May 11, 2022

The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Bomadi has decried the deteriorating security in various parts of the country, noting that traveling by road has become a risky endeavor for the people.

Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal

Catholic Charity Hopeful Egypt’s “One Church for Every Mosque” Law Will End Oppression

Mar 15, 2022

Egypt's President, Marshal Abdel Fattah al Sisi, has confirmed an initiative to construct a church in the same locality where there is a mosque, a move that Catholic Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, says shines hope for Christianity in the Northern African country.

Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo, appointed Bishop of Mozambique's Pemba Diocese by Pope Francis on 08 March 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Newly Appointed Bishop in Mozambique Renews Plea to Support Victims of Extremist Attacks

Mar 14, 2022

The newly appointed Catholic Bishop for Pemba Diocese in Mozambique has, in his first appeal after the appointment, called on the international community to support victims of extremist attacks in Cabo Delgado Province that is served by his Episcopal See.

Sr. Mónica Moreira da Rocha. Credit: ACN

Community of Catholic Nuns Providing Solace to Displaced Persons in Mozambique

Feb 21, 2022

The Immaculate Heart of Mary House in the Catholic Parish of Cerâmica of Mozambique’s Lichinga Diocese has become “a meeting point” for displaced people in the Southern African country.

Late Abune Antonios, Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Church Tawaedo. Credit: ACN

Catholic Entity Mourns Death of Eritrean Christian Leader after Prolonged Captivity

Feb 17, 2022

Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has joined other Christian entities in mourning the passing on of a renowned Eritrean Christian leader who has been held captive by the country’s authorities since his arrest in 2007.

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Catholic Priest, Sisters in Mozambique Denounce Fresh Wave of Abductions, Killings

Feb 11, 2022

The short moment of quiet that followed numerous insurgent attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province last year has been interrupted by a fresh wave of kidnapping and macabre killings, a Catholic Priest and Religious Sisters in the embattled region have said.

Bishop Barthélemy Yaouda Hourgo of Cameroon's Yagoua Diocese. Credit: ACN

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon says Diocese Struggling to Survive “in a Boko Haram zone”

Feb 4, 2022

The Catholic Bishop of Cameroon’s Yagoua Diocese has decried rising Boko Haram insurgency in the Northern part of the country that he says has become the epicenter of militant activities in the Central African nation.

The flag of Mozambique. Credit: Public Domain

Tropical Storm Ana “another great disaster”, Catholic Bishop in Mozambique Says

Jan 25, 2022

The tropical storm, which has been crossing the Northern region of Mozambique since the early hours of Monday, January 24 is “another great disaster” to the Southern African country that has suffered numerous weather disasters in the past, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.

Internationally Displaced People from northern Mozambique have found refuge in the Catholic Diocese of Nacala. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need United States

Catholic Charity Reports Widespread Attacks in Mozambique after Military Intervention

Dec 6, 2021

More villages in Northern Mozambique are experiencing insurgency as military intervention intensifies in the region, Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, has reported.

Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal

Mozambique’s First Catholic Seminary to Receive Facelift after Damage in Civil War

Nov 22, 2021

The Catholic Church in Mozambique has written to the Pontifical charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, requesting for help to renovate Mozambique’s first Catholic Seminary that was ruined in the country’s 1977 civil war.