Reactions have continued to pour in from Catholic Bishops in Africa on Fiducia Supplicans (FS), with many expressing their reservations about the Vatican declaration on the possibility of blessing “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations”, which the Dicastery for the Doctrine of Faith (DDF) released on Monday, December 18.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have said they are in “complete solidarity” with the people of God in Morocco and Libya following the natural disasters in the two Northern African countries earlier this month.
Now that the African Union (AU) is a permanent member of the Group of Twenty (G20), its leadership has to be vocal about Africa’s interests, and help realize “economic justice” and “lasting peace” across the globe, Catholic Bishops in Africa have said.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) are expected to deliberate on the “practical experience” of the Synod on Synodality on the occasion of the annual SECAM Day.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) are praying and hoping that the general elections in Nigeria give the West African nation political leaders “with justice and integrity”.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have paid glowing tribute to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who passed on in Rome on December 31, eulogizing him as a Catholic Church leader who served with “great self-sacrifice”.
Catholic Bishops in Africa are calling for the incorporation of indigenous people in discussions on biodiversity and climate.
Catholic Bishops in Africa are expected to deliberate on the ownership of their continental forum, the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), during their Plenary Assembly scheduled to begin in July in Ghana’s capital, Accra.
Catholic Bishops in Africa have, in separate statements, responded to Pope Francis’ call for prayer and consecration of Russia and Ukraine scheduled to take place on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Friday, March 25.
The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria’s Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have, in a collective statement, bemoaned the multiple crises in the West African nation saying the country “seems to have lost its very soul.”
As the fifth session of the Open-Ended Inter-Governmental Working Group (OEIGWG) on Transnational Corporations gets underway in Geneva, Switzerland with the aim of developing an international protocol to guide the operations of Trans-National Companies (TNCs), Catholic Bishops in the world’s second largest continent are calling on governments and the international community to ensure that TNCs respect human rights.