Nigeria is facing unprecedented security crisis and the situation “is getting out of hand”, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said, and regretted the fact that “nobody is safe” in the West African nation.
The rise in levels of crime in South Africa is impeding the efforts of a Catholic entity in the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg to reach out to refugee women and children, a Catholic Nun has said.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has challenged Catholic Bishops not to limit themselves to “big celebrations”, but “to go where people are” and to bring those lost in sin back to the community of God.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) are calling for prayers for the healing of the people who have undergone suffering in the embattled parts of the country, and are urging Church institutions in the Horn of Africa nation to teach repentance and forgiveness.
Pope Francis has urged the thousands of young people gathered at Medjugorje this week to follow the example of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who leads us closer to Christ.
The Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has called upon the government of the East African country to increase the presence of security officers in parts of his Episcopal See that are witnessing insecurity.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria has expressed optimism that Nigerians will get a president who has the needs of the people at heart in the country’s general elections.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged political candidates in the East African to prepare their respective supporters to accept the outcome of the poll scheduled for August 9.
The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the government of Egypt to ratify policies that counter sectarianism and hate speech in the country.
The pope will attend the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM)) have, in their communiqué at the end of their 19th Plenary Assembly, appealed to “social and political stakeholders and decision-makers … to do their utmost” to end insecurity on the African continent.
The newly elected officials of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have called upon members of the eight regional associations to support them realize the mission the continental symposium.
Sustainable and lasting security across the globe including Africa can be achieved when human dignity is both valued and protected, a Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization has told delegates of the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
The Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso is soliciting funds internally and externally to repay a 10-year bank loan that the Archdiocese got to renovate Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral.
Covetousness is the “unbridled greed for possessions, always desiring to be rich,” the pope explained.
The Ghanaian Cardinal-designate, Bishop Richard Kuuia Baawobr, has been elected President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
There is need for Catholic Bishops in Africa to advocate for “right policies” that facilitate equitable distribution of resources in their respective countries, a UN Senior Mediation Adviser has told delegates of the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
Catholic Laity in Senegal are, through the leadership of the country’s National Laity Council (CNL), calling upon politicians in the West African nation, to adhere to “the rules of democracy” ahead of elections for members of parliament.
Members of the Southern Africa Province (SAP) of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have been reaching out to the youth in a Mozambican Province following the Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa, that ravaged parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in March 2019.
Pope Francis said Saturday that he is “open” to the possibility of retiring if he discerns that it is God’s will.