Irish development and humanitarian organizations, including the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, are sounding the alarm about famine threat in the Horn of Africa, which they attribute to “years of inaction”.
Catholic Nuns in sub-Saharan African countries who are struggling to sustain their respective Religious Congregations financially have been urged to strive for transparency especially when dealing with partners in projects.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) at an oratory in Rwanda's Catholic Diocese of Kabgayi have resumed in-person activities following a drop in reported COVID-19 cases.
Catholic Bishops in Ghana have called on the people of God in the West African nation to remain cautious about COVID-19 after the country’s President announced the easing of restrictions put in place to contain the spread of the disease.
The Catholic Church in Cape Verde, through her charity arm, Caritas Caboverdiana, is reaching out to persons “in more vulnerable situations” amid drought and the effects of COVID-19, an official has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The leadership of the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) in South Africa is calling on security agencies in the country to look into the multiple cases of attacks on Principals and teachers in the Southern African nation.
The people of God in Malawi’s Southern and Central regions are living in distress at the camps where they are seeking refuge following Tropical Storm Ana, the National Coordinator of the development arm of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has said.
Catholic Bishops in The Gambia and Sierra Leone have encouraged the people of God in both nations to remain firm in faith, hope and charity amid numerous challenges including the “attendant consequences” of COVID-19.
Pope Francis encouraged workers to turn to St. Joseph for guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic, during an audience at the Vatican on Saturday.
Church leaders in Zambia under the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) have called on the media in the Southern African nation to observe impartiality and fairness in the coverage of the ongoing political campaigns ahead of the Kabwata Constituency Parliamentary by-election scheduled for February 3.
The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is deteriorating, with a Catholic Priest in the Horn of Africa country warning of a looming disaster that he says may not be reversed once the crisis is over.
Faith-based leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius have highlighted the value of religion to society amid challenges of life
The Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal has encouraged the people of God in his native country to get vaccinated against COVID-19 saying the jabs are “scientifically wholesome.”
The museums are a major source of revenue for the Holy See.
Schools in Uganda are receiving children who have undergone transformation during what has been described as the world’s longest schools’ closure, a Catholic Priest serving at the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has said, and made an appeal to teachers in the East African nation to “be parents” to the learners.
The new diocesan restrictions come as the Italian government has banned unvaccinated citizens from entering restaurants, public transportation, gyms, theaters, and sports events.
The Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala in Uganda is appealing for prayers ahead of the installation of the new Archbishop of the Ugandan Metropolitan See.
A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has called up on the people of God in the country to continue observing all health protocols to minimize the spread of COVID-19 amid reports of a decline in the number of new cases.
The leadership of the Guinean Human Rights League (LGDH) has, in a statement, denounced reported threats against a Catholic Priest for allegedly criticizing the country's President, Umaro Sissoco Embaló.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Banjul in Gambia has, in his New Year 2022 Message, encouraged the people of God under his pastoral care to put their trust in God “even in times of doubt and uncertainty” including COVID-19 challenges.