The Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) is “concerned with the plight” of the victims of the September Jagersfontein mine dam mudslide.
Leading political parties in Sierra Leone have given peace initiatives in the country a wide berth, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown has said, and expressed concern that the conduct of the parties casts a dark shadow over the possibility of the country having a peaceful poll in June next year.
Members of the International Cooperation for Development Solidarity (CIDSE) have lauded the decision of the 27th Conference of Parties Climate Conference (COP27) to create the Loss and Damage Fund, a kitty intended to support developing countries that are facing the devastating impacts of climate change.
Nigeria is in need of leaders capable of managing “very well” the cultural and religious diversity of citizens, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Kaduna Archdiocese has said.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offer inspiration for the Church’s ministry of evangelization into the future, the Local Ordinary of Cape Town Archdiocese in South Africa has said.
Members of the Inter-Religious Council of Sierra Leone (IRCSL) are conducting voter education and training of faith-based leaders in the West African nation to ensure that the country holds free, fair and peaceful elections slated for June next year.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Equatorial Guinea are offering formal education and other “skills for stable employment” to young mothers in the Central African nation.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have sought to clarify their recent dialogue with Presidential candidates in the general elections scheduled for 25 February 2023 saying the initiative was not a “campaign program or endorsement.”
The celebration of Holy Eucharist in all Parishes in Chad and reaching out to those who have suffered as a result of violent conflicts in the country are among the activities Catholic Bishops in the North-Central African nation have directed for the planned Prayer Day.
There is need for young people in South Sudan to begin putting into practice their leadership traits, a Catholic Bishop in the East-Central African nation has said.
For over 30 years, Fr. Hans-Joachim Lohre has been a keen champion of religious cohesion in Mali, Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has said, expressing “pain and concern” over the November 20 disappearance of the Catholic Missionary Priest in a suspected kidnapping incident by jihadists.
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has lauded Godfrey Okoye University, an institution of the Diocese of Enugu, for honoring the memories of twins who are murdered in the West African countries in ritualistic practices.
A Catholic Bishop in Uganda has, during a graduation ceremony, urged medical graduands to work towards winning the hearts of their patients in the example of the person of Jesus Christ.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are seeking humanitarian assistance to facilitate the delivery of supplies that they say are “desperately needed” by thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have escaped violence in the Eastern part of the country.
The recently elevated Cardinal from Ghana who has been in hospital in Roma after undergoing a heart surgery in September has been discharged.
The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Wau Diocese has called upon young people in the East-Central African nation to put an end to the tendency to prioritize of prioritizing ethnic identities manifested in what he termed the “virus” of tribalism and nepotism.
Jean Cardinal Zerbo has delivered a message of solidarity with the family of Fr. Hans-Joachim Lohre who has been missing since Sunday, November 20 in a suspected kidnapping incident.
Members of the Clergy are expected to be at the forefront in the fostering of the evagelization mission of the Church, realized in fostering peace, the Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Rumbek Dioceses has said.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ghana are providing psychological support to at-risk children to help foster their school attendance.
The Catholic Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on members of the Clergy in Torit Diocese to foster peace and unity in the East-Central African nation in a manner that they can rely upon.