Catholic Bishops in Angola are appealing for truth, justice and transparency in the organization of the general elections scheduled for August this year.
There is need for officials of the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church within the jurisdiction of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) to foster brotherly collaboration amongst themselves, the President of Caritas South Africa has said.
The installation of Archbishop Philip Anyolo as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has been scheduled to take place Saturday, November 20.
Pope Francis has appointed an Archbishop for the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya and two Auxiliary Bishops for Angola’s Luanda Archdiocese.
The regulatory and administrative instruments of the Framework Agreement signed between the Holy See and the Republic of Angola in 2019 is expected to facilitate the Catholic Church’s role in working for the common good, an Angolan Archbishop has said.
There is need for the government of Angola to declare a “state of emergency” in the Southern African nation where a protracted drought has created a humanitarian crisis, members of the Bishops Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) have said.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Luzizila Kiala of Angola’s Sumbe Diocese as the new Archbishop of the country’s Malanje Archdiocese and named Antoine Cardinal Kambanda of Rwanda’s Kigali Archdiocese as a member to the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education.
A Portuguese-born Salesian Missionary who volunteered to serve the vulnerable in Angola has, in a report, shared about his experience in the Southern African nation, saying his services among slum dwellers “completely” changed his worldview.
Members of the Bishops Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) are urging restraint amid political debates marred with acrimony and divisions in Angola.
The reported use of force on protesters demanding the autonomy of Lunda-Norte Province in Angola within the Ecclesiastical Province of Saurimo has caught the attention of Catholic Bishops in that part of the country who are condemning the excesses.
Pope Francis has appointed Local Ordinaries for the Dioceses of Uíje in Angola, Guruè in Mozambique, and his representative in the Northern African nation of Tunisia.
Two Catholic Bishops in Southern African nations have expressed concerns about the “distressing situation” of migrants trying to cross into South Africa from neighboring countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a time of civil unrest, and taking a cue from Pope Francis, the Catholic bishops of Angola have dedicated their country to the protection of St. Joseph.
The late Archbishop Benedicto Roberto who has been serving as the second Local Ordinary of Angola’s Malanje Archdiocese is being eulogized as having been instrumental in the growth of the Church in the Southern African nation.
Members of the Conference of Bishops of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) have, in a collective decree, barred the Clergy in the two-nation Conference from accepting service in public and secular offices.
Pope Francis on Monday, September 21 made public his appointment of Archbishop Stephen Ameyu as the Apostolic Administrator for South Sudan’s Wau Diocese and Msgr. Giovanni Gaspari as his representative in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe.
The Sunday, August 16 Episcopal ordination of Mons. Maurício Camuto of Angola’s Diocese of Caxito was both a joyous and a moment of “fear” for the Bishop-elect who is seeking to entrust his service to the people of God in the Southern African country to God.
The leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Lwena in Angola has launched a mobile application containing the Holy Bible and the Catholic Missal in four national languages spoken in the Eastern region of the Southern African nation.
Officials of the international refugee organization of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) based in Angola have had to adjust their approaches in order to meet the needs of beneficiaries in the wake of COVID-19, one of the officials has said.
The newly-established shelter in Angola’s capital, Luanda will be instrumental in supporting underage single mothers in the Southern Africa nation, the leadership of the Religious Institute of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) has announced in a report seen by ACI Africa.