Humanitarian needs in South Sudan’s Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei States are “overwhelming” due to violent conflicts and general “unrest”, a Catholic Nun serving in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Malakal has said.
An official of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has lauded Pope Francis' decision to appoint three women to the Dicastery of Bishops, and described the move as an “important development” in the history of the Catholic Church.
A Catholic Nun in Ghana has underscored the need for various stakeholders, including religious leaders, government authorities, and organizations in the West African nation, to “come together” in the fight against the “scourge” of human trafficking.
Embracing dialogue for peaceful coexistence in South Sudan is posing a challenge especially for those who have experienced direct effects of civil war, a Catholic Missionary Nun serving in the East-Central African nation has said.
Sr. Gloria Cecilia Narváez, the Colombian Catholic Nun who was released in October last year in Mali after spending close to five years in captivity has recalled the testimony she gave about her faith that touched the hearts of her kidnappers.
There is a need to revise the old formation programs for those joining Religious Life in Africa to match the positive and negative realities of the current society, a Catholic Nun in Kenya has said.
The South African Catholic Nun recently appointed to the Commission for Methodology of the 2023 Synod of Bishops has shared her reaction to the appointment, saying the news came to her “as a surprise” and “as a challenge”, which she has accepted.
The Catholic Nun belonging to the Daughters of the Resurrection in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who was kidnapped on her way to the market has been set free, the Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United Kingdom, has reported.
Members of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Resurrection who are working in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have asked for prayers for one of their members who has been missing for five days and is feared to have been kidnapped.
The Catholic Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has reported the gross violation of human rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray region where military have been accused of raping women including Catholic Nuns.
There is a mounting humanitarian crisis in areas around the city of Goma on the Eastern frontier of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo and the subsequent earth tremors that have left people fearing for the worst.
The Namibian Catholic Nun who served as Secretary General of her country’s Catholic Bishops' Conference (NCBC) for a month is being eulogized as a humble and dedicated servant leader, faithful to her service of the Church.
Horror surrounded Shire, a town in Ethiopia’s Tigray region at the start of the ongoing civil war, a Catholic Nun who works in the troubled Northernmost region of the Horn of African country has recounted.
A Catholic Nun ministering in Lesotho has, in a report, recounted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of God in the Southern African kingdom noting that her community “lost too many warriors in this battle.”
A Catholic nun in South Sudan has expressed concerns over insecurity perpetrated by those only identified as “unknown gunmen,” calling on the political leaders in the East-Central African country to find identities of these attackers and to bring them to book.
The process of transitioning the boy child from children’s home to family life in the East African nation of Uganda is still a big challenge, a Catholic Sister has said.
The morning of Sunday, March 15 is one that residents of Nigeria’s Abule Ado town in the outskirts of the country’s largest city, Lagos, wish to forget. But for the Catholic Church in the West African country, it is a day that they will remember for the selfless act of a Catholic nun who gave her life while saving school girls in a fire that razed down at least 50 houses, injuring and killing residents in its wake.