Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, is making deliberate efforts to invest in women’s rights organizations to address violence against women in Somalia and South Sudan in a partnership initiative.
Increased media consumption that characterized people’s lives during the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, with a section of Africa’s Catholic population choosing to engage with digital gadgets rather than join others for Sunday worship, a Catholic Archbishop has noted with concern.
Twelve months have gone by since the disappearance of Fr. Hans-Joachim Lohre, a member of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), who was taken away in a suspected kidnapping incident in Bamako, the capital of Mali.
A Catholic Archbishop in Cameroon known for the practice of herbalism has been recognised by the President of the Central African nation.
The Committee for the Transition and Restoration of Institutions (CTRI) in Gabon has settled for the Archbishop of Libreville to chair the country’s National Inclusive Dialogue scheduled for April 2024.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of Soddo in Ethiopia, where he has been serving as Apostolic Vicar.
Members of the Pan-African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), an initiative of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), are proposing formation that targets “digital missionaries” in academic institutions to boost communications on the continent.
Catholic Bishops of the four-nation Conference in West Africa are concerned about the “resurgence” of migration of people in violation of laws of immigration.
The Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Pan-African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) and the Synod on Synodality , which Pope Francis extended to 2024, provide an opportunity to examine the situation of “the Pan-African dream” with regard to communication, an official involved in the preparation of the November 18-21 event has said.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in South Africa are strategically choosing young people from “disadvantaged communities” in the country’s Cape Town region, equipping them with entrepreneurial skills capable of realizing positive social change.
The Golden Jubilee of the Pan-African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), an entity of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), has ended with calls on the Church in Africa to embrace the digital culture.
The Catholic Bishop of Nakuru Diocese in Kenya has called upon women in marriages to take the responsibility of taking care of their respective families “with seriousness” in the example of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Congressman for New Jersey’s 4th District in the U.S., Chris Smith, has called on the Liberian lawmakers to fight to remove the abortion section in the Public Health Bill, noting that those behind the bill have the backing of “a powerful global agenda.”
Communication is a divine gift to humanity to facilitate the fostering of relationships and the realization of communion, the Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication has said.
There is need for the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to erect ramps at voter registration centers to enable people living with disability access them, Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have said.
There is need for Christians in Nigeria to let go the pain they may be harboring against members of Boko Haram, who have caused them traumatic experiences, by making the decision to forgive, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
Catholic Parishes of the Archdiocese of Rabat in Morocco are to mark the first Week of Advent praying for peace in the Holy Land, the Local Ordinary has said.
Members of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) have lauded the West African nation’s parliament for passing the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021.
Newly ordained Priests of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kisumu in Kenya have been urged to “zealously” protect their Priestly vocation, and to live “respectable lives” that conform to their divine calling.
Of the 266 successors to St. Peter, three are of African descent. One of them is St. Gelasius I, whose feast is celebrated on November 21.