The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown has, in his message on the International Day of Peace, lauded Sierra Leoneans for rising from the country’s civil war devastation, noting that the West African nation has room to work for sustainable cohesion.
Archbishop Joseph Henry Ganda, Sierra Leone’s first native Catholic Bishop who died on August 9, has been eulogized as “a tireless advocate”, who championed many causes during his Priestly and Episcopal Ministry.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown of Sierra Leone’s Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown has called on the leadership of the West African nation to “prioritize dialogue” in efforts to address political differences following the June 24 general elections.
Tributes to Archbishop Joseph Henry Ganda, Sierra Leone’s first native Catholic Bishop who died on August 9 are still pouring in, with some remembering the late Catholic Church leader for promoting the growth of local vocations in the West African nation.
"I have been praying for the young people in my country Sierra Leone who are wasting their lives away using drugs such as kush and tramadol, those who do not engage in any meaningful activities because they have lost hope in life," Emmanuel Kangayo tells ACI Africa, sharing how he spent his days at the just ended World Youth Day (WYD) celebrations in Portugal.
Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Henry Ganda was a trailblazer whose legacy will live on among Sierra Leoneans where he was the first African Bishop, a Priest in the West African country has said in his tribute to the Church leader who died aged 91.
The Catholic Church in Sierra Leone is mourning the passing on of Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Henry Ganda, the first Priest in the West African country.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone is rallying for the strengthening of the country’s agricultural sector to attract young people who he says have resorted to begging on the streets of the West African country.
Members of the Interreligious Council of Sierra Leone (IRCSL) are appealing to the citizens of the West African country to maintain calm as stakeholders work to resolve grievances relating to the country’s June 24 general elections.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown of Sierra Leone’s Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown has urged voters in the just concluded general elections in the West African country to maintain patience and calm as they “wait for the final verified results”.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Caritas Freetown have completed a training aimed at enhancing capacity to monitor and report violence before, during and after the Saturday, June 24 elections in Sierra Leone.
The development arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, Caritas Freetown, has appealed for calm amid reported incidents of violence across the West African nation that is preparing for its fifth presidential elections since the end of a brutal 11-year civil war that ended in 2002.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone has appealed to the citizens of the West African nation to maintain peace as the country prepares for the Saturday, June 24 general elections.
The “peace campaign” that Caritas Freetown has launched in partnership with other entities and individual personalities has the objective of advocating for nonviolence in Sierra Leone ahead of the country’s general elections scheduled for June 24.
“May this election bring an end to the violence, hatred, and discord that has plagued our beloved country,” the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone, Fr. Peter Konteh, has implored ahead of the June 24 general elections in the West African nation.
Concerted efforts need to be made for the youth in Sierra Leone, especially women, to have a “meaningful participation” in politics and peacebuilding initiatives in the West African nation, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in the country has said.
The new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Makeni in Sierra Leone has called on the people of God under his pastoral care to embrace unity, and to shun “the spirit of divisiveness”, which he said had made them wait for a Local Ordinary for many years.
The representative of the Holy Father in Sierra Leone has advised the new Bishop of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Makeni to view his Episcopal consecration as a humble service to the people of God and not a call to “honor.”
Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has lauded the collaboration between the European Union (EU) and the development arm of the Catholic Church in the West African nation in rebuilding the country after years of civil war.
The control and prevention of malaria require “a holistic approach”, including scientitific research, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has said.