Bishop Charles Kasonde

Fr. Charles Chilufya S.J, Director of the Jesuits Justice and Ecology Network Africa opens the session on the need for an ethically-informed approach to achieving justice in mining and facilitating a just transition at COP 28 Faith Pavilion. Credit: JENA/PACJA

COP28: Faith, Civil Actors Call for “ethical practice” in Accessing Africa’s Resources

Dec 6, 2023

Faith and civil actors in Africa are calling for “ethical practice” in accessing Africa’s natural resources.

Bishop Charles Kasonde delivering the message of Catholic Bishops in the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region. Credit: AMECEA

What Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa Seek to Champion at COP28

Dec 1, 2023

Catholic Bishops in the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region will be advocating for good governance in the extraction of minerals, and operationalization of the Loss and Damage Fund among other issues at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).

Bishop Charles Kasonde during the 42nd graduation ceremony at the main campus of CUEA in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: CUEA

Stand for Truth, Faith, Service: Chancellor to Kenya-based Catholic University Graduands

Oct 29, 2023

The Chancellor of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) has challenged graduands at a Kenya-based regional institution of higher learning to be proponents of truth, “always” standing for their faith and living a life of service.

A screenshop of Bishop Charles Kasonde delivering the keynote address at the conference of stakeholders of the Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI)  in Lusaka, Zambia on Tuesday, August 29. Credit: Lumentv Zambia

AMECEA Chairman Faults “institutionalized child care apostolate”, Says Not “ideal”

Aug 30, 2023

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. 

Bishop Charles Kasonde of Zambia’s Solwezi Diocese. Credit: ZCCB

Catholic Bishop in Zambia Advocates for Realization of “integral human development”

Oct 14, 2022

The Bishop of Zambia’s Solwezi Diocese has emphasized the need for the implementation of programs that contribute to the realization of “integral human development” in his Episcopal See.

Bishop Charles Kasonde. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Encyclical Letter on Care for Creation “has caused great excitement”: AMECEA Leadership

Jul 15, 2022

The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on the “care for our common home”, Laudato Si', has had a “great” impact in the Eastern Africa region, the Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has said. 

Zambia’s President-elect, Hakainde Hichilema. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Zambia’s New Leadership Needs to Prioritize Fight against Graft, Economic Recovery: Bishop

Aug 18, 2021

The newly elected President of Zambia will need to prioritize the fight against corruption, economic recovery, and the safeguarding of peace, a Catholic Bishop in the Southern African nation country has said.