Assistance is being sought to reconstruct the building housing the Secretariat of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL), which was destroyed by an inferno earlier this week.
Pope Francis has donated medical equipment to St. Joseph Catholic Hospital of Liberia’s Monrovia Archdiocese, to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) have, in their collective message ahead of Advent Season beginning November 29, called for the protection of human life and emphasized the need for peace during the December 8 senatorial polls.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) who have issued a statement on “Matters of National Concern” in the West African country have highlighted four main issues, invoking the intercession of Mary for a peaceful and reconciled nation.
The ongoing funds drive that was initiated by the Catholic Bishops in Liberia at the beginning of Lent this year is providing an opportunity for the people of God in the West African country “to participate” in the mission of evangelization, an official has told ACI Africa.
Bishops in the West African nation of Liberia have decried brutality on the part of security agencies in the process of enforcing the three-week state of emergency, which the country’s President declared on April 10 as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The government directive on social distancing aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 has had an influence on Holy Week celebrations in many nations of the world, including the West African country of Liberia where Catholic Bishops have issued guidelines that conform to the social distance restriction.
As Christians across the globe live the Advent Season, the Catholic Bishops in the West African nation of Liberia have used the occasion to call for collective efforts and reliance of God in facing the socio-economic challenges, encouraging dialogue and the nurturing of peace and security.
The activities of a breakaway group from the Catholic Church of Liberia including wooing the Catholic faithful into joining the grouping have provoked the Catholic Bishops in the West African nation to set the records right, clarifying to the wider public that the group is not part of the Universal Catholic Church that is under the leadership of Pope Francis.