Catholic Church in The Gambia

Fr. Peter Stephen Lopez

Catholic Priest Fears for the Future of The Gambia’s Christian Population amid “subtle” Persecution

Apr 20, 2024

Christians in The Gambia who represent a tiny percentage of the country’s population are experiencing “subtle” persecution, a Catholic Priest ministering in the West African country has said.

Late Bishop Robert Patrick Ellison. Credit: Gambia Pastoral Institute

Bishop Emeritus of Gambia’s Banjul Diocese Eulogized for “gentle way of doing things”

Feb 22, 2024

Tributes are pouring in for Bishop Robert Patrick Ellison, the Irish-born Bishop Emeritus of Gambia’s Banjul Diocese, who passed on at 82, with some remembering him for his “gentle way of doing things”.

Bishop Gabriel Mendy of Banjul Diocese in Gambia. Credit: Gambia Pastoral Institute

Gambian Bishop Encourages Unconditional Thanksgiving to God in New Year Message

Jan 4, 2024

The Bishop of Banjul Diocese in Gambia, West Africa, has encouraged the people of God in the country to always remember to thank God in the new year, regardless of the difficulties they face in life.