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.
Christian leaders in the Island nation of Cape Verde have expressed concern about the increase in reported cases of COVID-19 and those of drug abuse in the country.
The pope told new ambassadors that the ongoing pandemic is a reminder that “we are a global community where one person’s problems are the problems of all.”
Catholic Bishops in the West African nation of Togo have faulted the move by the government requiring that anyone accessing places of worship shows his or her COVID-19 vaccine certificate.
Catholic Bishops in the Eastern Africa region under the auspices of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) have underlined insecurity in Ethiopia and South Sudan on the list of nine issues of concern, which they want addressed by African governments.
The representative of the Holy Father in Malawi has urged the people of God in the Southeastern African country to take vaccination against COVID-19 seriously following the emergence of a new variant of the coronavirus.
The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau that had been scheduled to take place next month has been canceled, Catholic Church officials in the country have announced, citing a surge in reported cases of COVID-19.
There is a need “to re-launch” the platform of exchange that existed between the Catholic Church and the State in the Republic of Congo, Bishops have told the leadership of the Central African nation.
The October 11 government demolitions at Nairobi’s Mukuru kwa Njenga slum, which is served by St. Mary’s Mukuru Parish of the Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) found Grace (not her real name) singing at a spiritual recollection that the Catholic Parish was conducting.
A Catholic Cleric ministering in Mauritius is urging the people of God in the Indian Ocean Island nation to prioritize helping, comforting, and accompanying the vulnerable in society amid a reported surge in COVID-19 cases.
Protecting one's neighbor from sickness through getting the COVID-19 vaccine is an act of charity, the Bishop of South Africa’s Klerksdorp Diocese has said.
Members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius are calling on the country’s government to revise upwards the number of worshippers who can take part in public celebrations at a go.
The Catholic Church in Ghana has not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic that has threatened to sink the country’s health and education sectors.
There is need to lift “all sanctions on Zimbabwe” and to adopt a process that is “citizen-centered”, Christian leaders under the auspices of Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) have said in a statement.
Young African storytellers who missed the deadline for the ninth Harambee International Award have been given an opportunity to make their submissions for the coveted prize.