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Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo

Philippe Cardinal Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou Archdiocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Burkinabes “really suffering, still await a strong signal in terms of peace”: Cardinal

May 5, 2022

The military leadership in Burkina Faso needs to do “much” more to address the plight of the people of God in the West African nation who are yet to see “a strong signal in terms of peace”, the Cardinal in the country has said. 

Phillippe Cardinal Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy photo

Catholic Bishops in Eastern Africa Congratulate SECAM President on Episcopal Anniversary

Nov 26, 2021

The leadership of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has congratulated the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) as he marks 25 years since he was ordained a Bishop.

Philippe Cardinal Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou Archdiocese addressing pilgrims during the 26th Archdiocesan pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Yagma.

Cardinal in Burkina Faso Cautions against “false policies” on Procreation, Family Life

Aug 17, 2021

The Cardinal in Burkina Faso has cautioned against “false policies” on procreation and family life in Africa, including attempts to link “our poverty … to our numbers.”

Philippe Cardinal Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou Archdiocese. Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

Burkina Faso’s Cardinal Renews Call for Prayers Following Deadly Saturday Attack

Jun 8, 2021

The Cardinal in Burkina Faso has launched a renewed call for prayers in solidarity with victims of what has been described as one of the deadliest attacks in the West African country in recent years.

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Cardinal Ouédraogo elected president of African bishops' conference

Aug 17, 2019

During the plenary assembly celebrating its golden jubilee, the leadership organization for bishops' conferences in Africa elected Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Ouagadougou as its president.