Caritas Burkina Faso, supported by Caritas Internationalis (CI) will be providing aid and support aimed at strengthening livelihoods of vulnerable families displaced by terrorism in the West African nation.
Caritas Nigeria, the development and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has called on the Nigerian government to speed up the prosecution and punishment of individuals involved in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases in the West African country.
A member of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Liberia is calling for the release of 63 young men locked up without indictment.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have lauded the government of the Southern African nation for implementing policies they say have gone a long way in combating the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country.
Catholic Bishops in the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region will be advocating for good governance in the extraction of minerals, and operationalization of the Loss and Damage Fund among other issues at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).
The Archbishop of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has encouraged those not married in Church to solemnize their marriages and to stop postponing the Sacrament so as to get closer to Christ.
Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have lifted COVID-19 restrictions during Eucharistic celebrations in the West Africa nation.
St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary Bambui (STAMS) in Cameroon’s Catholic Archdiocese of Bamenda has been lauded for producing “true pastors of souls” in its 50 years of existence.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have weighed in on the disputed Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results that had numerous discrepancies, and cautioned the government against jeopardizing children's future through issuing of erroneous exam results.
The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, is calling on the Nigerian government to suspend the ongoing Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign in Nigeria, citing safety concerns.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone is calling on the people of God in the nation to remain united and promote peace despite tensions that arose following an attack on the military barracks in the country’s capital Freetown and the release of some prisoners on November 26.
Bishop Firmino David of Sumbe Diocese in Angola has urged young people in his Episcopal See to be “beacons of hope” and to cultivate fraternity.
Catholic Bishops in Africa have outlined issues affecting various African countries, including poverty, inter-state conflicts, as well as coups in some places, and appealed to the continent to nurture a “culture of fraternity”.
Details have emerged of how Br. Godwin Eze, the Nigerian monk who was kidnapped with two others from a monastery in Nigeria spent his final hours before he was singled out and killed.
Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the government of the East African country to “respond swiftly” to the damage caused by the ongoing El Nino rains especially by helping the victims of the rains that have reportedly claimed at least 120 lives and displaced about 90,000.
At the launch of the Eucharistic Congress in South Sudan, Stephen Cardinal Ameyu Martin Mulla of the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has urged leaders to “disinfect people from tribalism” in order to build a stronger and more united country.
For 25 years, a Kenyan couple , Michael and Grace Njuguna have been members of the Association of Pauline Cooperators (APC), the lay association of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP).
Members of the Interreligious Council of Sierra Leone (IRCSL) have condemned the Sunday, November 26 security breach at a military barracks in the country’s capital Freetown, saying that the attack threatens the country’s peace efforts.
Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo has urged eligible voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to vote according to their conscience and to elect leaders of good moral character in the country’s general elections slated for December 20.
Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Nigeria’s Taraba State are calling on the government to initiate measures aimed at permanently ending killings, especially the murder of people after armed bandits killed dozens in the state.