Catholic Bishops in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are to deliberate on “various challenges” bedeviling the people of God in the African region, including inequality, and concerns around the environment.
Bishop Edwin Mwansa Mulandu of Mpika Diocese in Zambia has called on the people of God in his Episcopal See to pray for the success of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops set to begin on October 4 in Rome.
The late Bishop Dennis Harold De Jong of Zambia’s Ndola Diocese has been remembered as a selfless servant, who paid keen attention to the plight of the poor and needy members of society.
Plans are underway for the Catholic Church in Zambia to “harness” experiences during the August 1-6 World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, for a “pastoral model” that can benefit the youth, including those who did participate in the global event.
Church leaders under the auspices of the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) in Zambia are among Faith-Based (FBOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) calling on the government to provide clarity on constitutional and electoral law reforms.
Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) have said that the debt relief deal that Zambia has reportedly reached with her creditors provides an opportunity for the government of the Southern African nation to reduce the country’s cost of living.
Caritas Zambia has decried the arrest of an eight-year-old boy, allegedly apprehended for fighting with a 12-year-old girl, describing the police action as “unwarranted” and in “serious breach” of the boy’s rights.
Bishop Benjamin Phiri of Ndola Diocese in Zambia has cautioned against the tendency to despise and neglect the elderly in society, and lauded them for their wisdom.
Growth of the Catholic Church in Zambia is thwarted by the constant move by sects to lure Catholics from the Church, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International has said.
Jesuit Scholars in Zambia have decried the disparities in the education sector across the Southern African nation, with urban areas being more advantaged than the rural.
Catholic Bishops in Zambia have taken upon themselves the responsibility to handle the controversy that has emerged between the Church and the political leadership of the Southern African nation.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Gian Luca Perici as the Apostolic Nuncio for the Southern African countries of Zambia and Malawi.
Officials of the Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection (JCTR) in Zambia are warning of a “seemingly increasing political interference” in the handling of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in the Southern African nation.
Catholic youth taking part in the Annual Youth Pilgrimage in Zambia’s Lusaka Archdiocese have been challenged to “let the truth of Christ” guide their lives.
The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) is calling on Zambia’s government to promote fairness during the budget preparation process by welcoming ideas from the marginalized and vulnerable.
Officials of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) are calling on Zambia’s government to “address any impediments” in the country’s debt restructuring process.
Officials of Caritas Zambia have highlighted “short-term, medium-term and long-term priorities” to not only address but also prevent the recurrence of maize shortage, and ensure “sustained food and nutrition security” in the Southern African nation.
The debt crisis that a number of African countries are facing is “a ticking time bomb”, officials the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA), a coalition of Jesuit NGOs working for justice and ecology in Africa, have warned.
Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have decried violence in the ongoing campaigns for the April 20 by-elections in some districts in the Southern African country.
Representatives of Church leaders in Zambia under the auspices of the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have decried the government’s failure to make public the 2019 Boundary Delimitation Report.