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Catholic Church in Liberia

Mons. Gabriel Blamo Jubwe. Credit: Radio Maria Liberia

Pope Francis Appoints Diocesan Administrator of Monrovia Archdiocese in Liberia Archbishop

Feb 29, 2024

Pope Francis has appointed the Diocesan Administrator of the Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia in Liberia as the Local Ordinary of the same Metropolitan See that became vacant in June 2021 following the retirement of Archbishop Lewis Jerome Zeigler.

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Salesian Missionary in Liberia Calls for Release of Young Men Locked up Without Indictment

Dec 2, 2023

A member of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Liberia is calling for the release of 63 young men locked up without indictment.

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U.S. Congressman Warns of a “powerful global agenda” behind Push for Abortions in Liberia

Nov 21, 2023

The Congressman for New Jersey’s 4th District in the U.S., Chris Smith, has called on the Liberian lawmakers to fight to remove the abortion section in the Public Health Bill, noting that those behind the bill have the backing of “a powerful global agenda.”

A poster encouraging Liberians to vote on October 10. Credit: Liberia Decides

Catholic Lawyers in Liberia Caution against Voter Apathy, Say Voting is “a civic duty”

Oct 8, 2023

Members of the Catholic Lawyers Association of Liberia (CLAL) are cautioning against voter apathy, and urging eligible voters in the West African nation to participate in the October 10 polls as “a civic duty” provided for in the country’s constitution. 

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Liberia’s Catholic Youth Leaders Urged to Help Foster Peace ahead of General Elections

Sep 21, 2023

The President of the Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Assembly (AYA) in Liberia is calling on young people to help foster peace during the country’s electioneering period.

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Bishops in Liberia Caution Catholic Lawmakers against “inaction” to Oppose Abortion

Aug 31, 2023

Members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) are cautioning Catholic legislatures in the West African nation against silence and “inaction” to the attempts to legalize in the country. 

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL). Credit: CABICOL

“Civility should be the order of the day”: Catholic Bishops in Liberia on Ongoing Campaign

Aug 27, 2023

Members of the  Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) are advocating for civility as politicians engage in campaigns ahead of the October 10 general elections.

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Catholic Activists in Africa Launch Campaign to Stop Abortion Legalization in Liberia

Aug 26, 2023

Members of CitizenGO, a Catholic activist organization, are rallying for signatures to stop lawmakers in Liberia from legalizing abortion in the West African country.

Some participants at the workshop organized by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) in collaboration with the German Bishops conference commission of Justice and Peace, and AGIAMONDO on the theme: "Dealing with the Past and ReconciliationLearning in the Light of Liberian Experience" in Monrovia. Credit: CABICOL

War Survivors in Liberia Need Opportunities “to tell their stories”: Catholic Entities

Apr 27, 2023

Catholic entities in the West African nation of Liberia are calling on the country’s government, religious leaders, and officials of civil society organizations to work towards creating fora for survivors of the Liberian civil war to share their experiences.

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Young Prisoners in Monrovia, Liberia, Targeted in Salesians “prison fellowship program”

Apr 10, 2023

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Liberia are providing basic means of livelihood, including “education and social support” to young people at Monrovia Central Prison for Juveniles.

Mons. Walter Erbì, appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia on 16 July 2022. Credit: Iglesias Diocese

Pope Francis Appoints Italian-Born Cleric as Apostolic Nuncio in Liberia

Jul 18, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Walter Erbì, a native of Italy, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and assigned him the Titular See of Nepeta in Italy with the dignity of Archbishop.